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Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray and Xperia Active Launched in India

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Back in June, Sony Ericsson announced the Xperia Active and Xperia Ray smartphones . Xperia Active comes with a unique wet finger tracking feature, which allows you to use the handset perfectly even when the screen or a user’s fingers are wet. The Xperia Ray is the smaller version of the popular Xperia Arc smartphone.

Sony Ericsson claims that the device (Active) is able to survive one meter under water for 30 minutes, but not seawater. The smartphone comes with a 3 inch capacitive touchscreen with 320 x 480 resolution. It packs Relaity Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine.The Xperia active runs Google Android platform (Gingerbread 2.3) and is powered by 1GHz Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon processor and a 512MB RAM. The device adds 5-megapixel camera with autofocus which can record 720p video, microSD up to 32GB and Li-Ion 1200 mAh Battery.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Active Specs

  • 3 inch capacitive touchscreen display
  • 320 x 480 pixels resolution
  • Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS
  • Wet finger tracking
  • Sony Ericsson Timescape
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity
  • 5 megapixel camera with 8x digital zoom
  • Auto focus and LED flash
  • HD (720p) video recording
  • Stereo Bluetooth with A2DP
  • Sony Ericsson Music Player
  • 3.5 mm audio jack
  • GPS with aGPS
  • DLNA Certified
  • Android Market
  • Motion gaming
  • FM radio with RDS
  • Micro USB support
  • 320 MB internal memory
  • MicroSD card slot
  • 32 GB expandable memory
  • 2 GB microSD card included
  • Up to 4 hrs 53 min talk time
  • Up to 351 hrs standby time
  • Up to 25 hrs music playback
  • Up to 8 hrs 30 min video playback
  • 1200 mAh battery

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.”

The Xperia Ray has a screen of 3.3 “and the latest version of Android for smartphones Gingerbread 2.3, this phone is powered by 1GHz processor, the function ‘Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine and a 8.1MP camera with Exmor R for mobile devices and video features in HD.

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.