Sony Rolls Out The Android 4.0 Update For Xperia Arc S, Neo V And Ray In India

Sony has already announced that all the Xperia smartphones launched in 2011 will be updated to the latest Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Operating System. However, there was a long delay due to some unknown reasons. Last week, we posted that Sony finally started rolling out the much-awaited Android 4.0 update for the popular Xperia Arc S, Xperia Neo V and Xperia Ray in Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Finland and Norway.

Sony has also promised that the company will roll out the Android 4.0 update for Xperia smartphones in other countries over the next 4-6 weeks. Xperia smartphone users in India has a reason to cheer. Sony has finally started rolling out the Android 4.0 update for the Xperia Arc S, Xperia Neo v and Xperia Ray smartphones in India.

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The latest update comes with improved performance, Face Unlock, re-sizable widgets, improved web browser, new widgets, new dialer, new task switcher, improved lock screen, data Consumption monitor, quick response for incoming calls, group calendar, group Phonebook, voice search, take screenshot without any app and much more.

Sadly, this update is not available via OTA (Over-The-Air). You will need to manually update your device using the PC Companion suite. After updating the device, flash support will be disabled, but this can be easily fixed by downloading the latest Adobe Flash player from the Google Play Store.

Other Xperia smartphones such as the Xperia Arc, Xperia Play, Xperia neo, Xperia Mini, Xperia Mini Pro, Xperia Pro, Xperia Active and Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman will get the Android 4.0 update before the end of Q2 of 2012. Stay tuned for more updates!

Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray Now Available In The US For $424.99

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.

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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.

Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray Launched In India

Sony Ericsson announced the Android powered Xperia Ray at CommunicAsia 2011 in Singapore. The Xperia Ray is the smaller version of the popular Xperia Arc smartphone. This handset run on the Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 processor that provides advanced processing power with minimal drag on performance or battery life. The Xperia ray is powered by the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System and it comes with a 3.3 inch touchscreen display, 1 Ghz processor, 8.1 megapixel camera, 32 GB expandable memory and so on. Sony Ericsson finally launched this smartphone at an event in New Delhi, India.

According to P. Balaji, Managing Director India, Sony Ericsson,

Sony Ericsson is a playful and dynamic brand. We aim to reach to all those that are young at heart and indulge in gadgets that imbibe style and utility. The launch of the Xperia ray and active continues our journey into tapping the smartphone market in India. With the launch of Xperia arc and PLAY in April, we marked a milestone through the collaborations and innovations we brought to the market. While the Xperia ray makes for a sleek companion, the Xperia active is the perfect partner for Indian consumers with a hectic lifestyle, especially those who are outdoors. The unique proposition of our phones is strengthened by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S2 processor that ensures that users run multiple apps smoothly and do more than one thing on-the-go.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray Specs

  • 3.3 inch capacitive touchscreen display
  • 854 x 480 pixels resolution
  • Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS
  • 1 Ghz processor
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity
  • 8.1 megapixel camera
  • 16x digital zoom
  • Front-facing camera for video calls
  • HD (720p) video recording
  • Stereo Bluetooth with A2DP
  • PlayNow service
  • Sony Ericsson Music Player
  • 3.5 mm audio jack
  • GPS with aGPS
  • DLNA Certified
  • Micro USB support
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality
  • 300 MB internal memory
  • MicroSD card slot
  • 32 GB expandable memory
  • 3 GB microSD card included
  • Motion gaming
  • FM radio with RDS
  • 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
  • 1500 mAh battery

Sony Ericsson has not announced the price of this device. Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray will be available in 4 colors Black, Gold, White and Pink. This handset will be available from next month in India.

Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray Coming Soon To Three UK

Earlier this week, Sony Ericsson announced the amazing Xperia Ray at the CommunicAsia 2011 in Singapore. This handset runs on the latest Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System. This handset allows you to access more than 200,000 apps from the Android Market. Three UK has recently announced that, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray will be exclusively available to Three’s customers in the UK.

Sylvia Chind, head of handsets at Three said, The Sony Ericsson Xperia ray, with the latest in Android software, is an excellent addition to the Three smartphone range. The sleekly designed and technology-laden device will appeal to people who not only want a great looking handset but also the most up-to-date in terms of technology.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray comes with a 3.3 inch capacitive touchscreen display with 854 x 480 pixels resolution, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System, 1Ghz processor, Wi-Fi Connectivity, 8.1 megapixel camera with 16x digital zoom and Auto focus, Front-facing camera for video calls, HD (720p) video recording, Micro USB support, Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality, FM radio with RDS and much more.

Other features include a 3.5 mm audio jack, aGPS, DLNA Certified, 300 MB internal memory, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, 3 GB microSD card included, 3D games, Motion gaming, Stereo Bluetooth with A2DP, PlayNow service, Sony Ericsson Music Player, TrackID music recognition, xLOUD, 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.

Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray will be available in 4 colors Black, Gold, White and Pink. The price and release date of this handset will be announced soon. This handset is expected to be available for free with a two year service agreement and a £30 per month plan.

Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray Announced At CommunicAsia

Sony Ericsson recently announced the Android powered Xperia Ray at CommunicAsia 2011 in Singapore. This handset runs on the latest Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System and it comes with a 3.3 inch touchscreen display, 1Ghz processor, 8.1 megapixel camera, 32 GB expandable memory and so on. Check out the complete specs below.

Daniel Sandblom, Global Product Marketing Manager, Sony Ericsson said: We expect Xperiaâ„¢ ray to appeal to consumers who are looking for a combination of beautiful design and a rich feature set. We are able to uniquely deliver this with a combination of premium materials and multimedia features provided by Sony.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray features a 3.3 inch capacitive touchscreen display with 854 x 480 pixels resolution, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System, 1Ghz processor, Wi-Fi 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, PlayNow service, Sony Ericsson Music Player, TrackID music recognition, xLOUD and much more.

Other features include a 3.5 mm audio jack, aGPS, DLNA Certified, Micro USB support, Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality, 300 MB internal memory, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, 3 GB microSD card included, 3D games, Motion gaming, FM radio with RDS, 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.

This handset measures 111 x 53 x 9.4mm and weighs just 100 grams. Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray will be available in 4 colors – Black, Gold, White and Pink. This handset will be available globally from Q3 2011. The price of this handset is still unknown.