Back in June, Sony Ericsson introduced a new member in its Xperia family – the Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray. This device was announced and showcased at CommunicAsia 2011 in Singapore. This handset runs on the 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 processor, that provides advanced processing power with minimal drag on performance or battery life. Xperia Ray is powered by the latest Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System.
This handset is already available in most of the European and Asian countries. Today, Sony Ericsson officially announced the launch of this device in the US. Sony Ericsson is selling the unlocked version of this handset. Sadly, the Xperia Ray is not compatible with T-Mobile’s 1700MHz AWS frequency band, but it should work fine on AT&T’s 3G network.
Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray features a 3.3 inch capacitive touchscreen display, sporting a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS, 1Ghz processor, Wi-Fi 801.11 b/g/n, 3G Connectivity, 8.1 megapixel camera with 16x digital zoom and Auto focus, front-facing camera for video calls, HD (720p) video recording, Stereo Bluetooth with A2DP, TrackID music recognition, xLOUD and much more.
Other features include a 3.5 mm audio jack, FM radio with RDS, aGPS, DLNA Certified, Micro USB support, 300 MB internal memory, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, 3D games, Motion gaming, up to 7 hrs talk time, up to 440 hrs standby time, up to 36 hrs music playback, up to 6 hrs 45 min video playback and a 1500 mAh battery.
The Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray allows you to access more than 250,000 apps from the Android Market. This handset comes with a price tag of $424.99, without any service agreements.