Sony Xperia Ray

Thursday, December 20, 2012

/ by Aman Banka

Sony Xperia Ray - Price: Rs.15750 [ Indian Market Price ]

Key Features

  1. Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) OS
  2. 8.1 MP Primary Camera
  3. 0.3 MP Secondary Camera
  4. 3.3-Inch TFT Capacitive Touchscreen
  5. 1 GHz Scorpion Processor
  6. HD Recording
  7. Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB
The Sony Xperia Ray is a stylish and sleek phone that always catches the eye. This smartphone runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system and has a 1 GHz Scorpion processor under its hood.

This mobile phone from Sony has 512 MB RAM loaded on to it. The Ray from Sony has a 3.3-inch TFT screen with a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. The Mobile BRAVIA engine equips your phone with enhanced contrast and richer colors.

An 8.1 megapixel camera on the Xperia Ray with 16x zoom, touch focus, auto focus, red eye reduction, face detection, smile detection and an image stabilizer. These features equip you with the tools to take pictures that are of high quality. A Geo-tagging feature is enabled on the Sony Ray. The send to web application lets you upload pictures and videos to the web.

A front facing camera on this Xperia smartphone enables you to video chat and works well for self-portraits. Mobile CMOS image sensor loaded on this phone enhances image characteristics in fading light.

The Xperia Ray from Sony can record high definition videos with a simple touch of a button. These HD videos can be recorded at 720p. A video stabilizer loaded on this phone is designed to avoid blurriness caused by slight hand movements. A Flash feature lets you take good pictures and videos even in poor or fading light.


The Xperia Ray from Sony has a very pleasing look and feel to it. Below the display are three buttons -two touch sensitive keys for Back and Menu, and a physical Home button. Volume controls are located on the right edge, and they also allow you to control the camera's digital zoom.

On the top is where you can find the 3.5 mm audio connector and the power switch. The right side of this phone has a micro USB charging port. The Xperia Ray has a scratch resistant display and touch sensitive controls. An accelerometer for auto-rotate loaded on this Android phone from Sony, makes your experience smooth and fun.

Storage and Battery

This Sony smartphone has an internal memory of 300 MB and is expandable up to 32 GB using microSD, microSDHC cards. This Sony mobile phone supports a talk time of 6 hours on 2G and 7 hours on 3G. This Xperia smartphone when fully charged gives you a standby time of 430 hours on 2G and 440 hours on 3G.

Connectivity and features

The Xperia Ray smartphone supports GPRS, EDGE, 3G and Wi-Fi platforms to connect to the Internet.Facebook, Twitter, Gtalk and Instant messenger apps that are pre-installed on the Xperia Ray will help you stay in touch with friends. The Android market installed on the Sony Xperia Ray lets you download applications on your smartphone and customize them to meet your every need.

Timescape UI, puts all your communication with one person in one place, making it fun and convenient. Document reader and Document editor on the phone along with Email and Push Email will keep you updated and equipped to handle professional requirements on the go.

You can play 3D and motion games on the Xperia that will keep you entertained on demand. This Ray from Sony has a capable music player with TrackID that gives you details of songs and artists in seconds. The Sony xLOUD engine audio filter technology gives you great audio quality.

Specifications of Sony Xperia Ray -

In Sales PackageHandset, Battery, Charger, Headset, 4 GB microSD Card,
Data Cable
Touch ScreenYes, Capacitive
Business FeaturesDocument Viewer, Document Editor,
Pushmail (Exchange ActiveSync)
Call FeaturesConference Call, Loudspeaker, Call Divert
Handset ColorBlack, White, Gold & Pink
Operating FreqGSM - 850, 900, 1800, 1900; UMTS - 2100
OSAndroid v2.3 (Gingerbread)
User InterfaceTimescape
Processor1 GHz Qualcomm Scorpion
GraphicsAdreno 205
Size3.3 Inches
ResolutionWVGA, 854 x 480 Pixels
Color16 M
Other Display FeaturesBravia Mobile Engine, Scratch Resistant Display,
Touch Sensitive Controls
Primary CameraYes, 8.1 Megapixel
Secondary CameraYes, 0.3 Megapixel
Video RecordingYes, 1280 x 720
HD RecordingHD
ZoomDigital Zoom - 16x
Other Camera FeaturesGeo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization,
Smile Detection, Auto Focus
Size53x111x9.4 mm
Weight100 g
TypeLi-Ion, 1500 mAh
Talk Time6 hrs (2G), 7 hrs (3G)
Standby Time430 hrs (2G), 440 hrs (3G)
Internal300 MB
Included Memory Card4 GB
Expandable MemorymicroSD, upto 32 GB
Memory512 MB RAM
Internet FeaturesEmail, Adobe Flash 10.1
GPRSYes, 86 kbps
EDGEYes, 237 kbps
3GYes, 7.2 Mbps HSDPA; 5.8 Mbps HSUPA
WifiYes, 802.11 b/g/n
USB ConnectivityYes, micro USB, v2
TetheringUSB, Wi-fi Hotspot
GPS SupportYes, A-GPS with Google Maps
BluetoothYes, v2.1, Supported Profiles (A2DP, EDR)
Audio Jack3.5 mm
Music PlayerYes, Supports MP3, AAC
Video PlayerYes, Supports MP4, H.263, H.264, HD Video Playback
Call MemoryPractically Unlimited
SMS MemoryYes
Phone Book MemoryPractically Unlimited
SensorsAccelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Digital Compass,
CMOS Sensor
Additional FeaturesE-Manual, Calculator, Alarm Clock, Flight Mode,
Predictive Text Input, 3D Games
Important AppsGoogle Search, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk,
Facebook, Twitter
1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone &
6 months warranty for in the box accessories

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