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  • Sleek, beautiful smartphone with stylish aluminium frame
  • Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine with 8.1mp camera and Exmor R™ for mobile
  • Latest Android platform for smartphones (Gingerbread 2.3) with Facebook inside Xperia™

Singapore – Sony Ericsson today announced Xperia™ ray – a stunning new smartphone alongside CommunicAsia 2011 in Singapore. With a 3.3” screen and running the latest Android platform for smartphones (Gingerbread 2.3), the phone packs in a powerful 1Ghz processor, Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine, a 8.1mp camera with Exmor R™ for mobile and HD video functionality. At only 9.4mm thin, Xperia™ ray incorporates market leading design for which Sony Ericsson has become known.

To add to a full set of specifications, the phone incorporates a front facing camera and a scratch resistant screen with excellent resolution and brightness and integrated touch keys.  Sony Ericsson’s unique integration of Facebook inside Xperia™  delivers a unique consumer experience for greater social interaction. In combination with the Google services, as well as access to over 200,000 Apps via the Android Market™, it provides a solid and entertaining smartphone foundation.

Daniel Sandblom, Global Product Marketing Manager, Sony Ericsson said: “We expect Xperia™ 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.”

Sony Ericsson Xperia™ ray will be available globally in selected markets, including Japan, from Q3 2011.

Sony Ericsson Xperia™ ray at a glance.

*Please note that all services mentioned below may not be available in every market.

Colours

  • Black
  • Gold
  • White
  • Pink

Facts

  • Operating system: Google™ Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • Size:  111 x 53 x 9.4mm
  • Weight: 100 grams

Camera

  • 8.1mp camera
  • 16x digital zoom
  • Aperture f/2.4
  • Auto focus
  • Face detection
  • Face recognition
  • Photo light
  • Front-facing camera (VGA)
  • Geo tagging
  • HD video recording (720p)
  • Image stabiliser
  • Scene detection
  • Self-timer
  • Send to web
  • Smile detection
  • Sony Exmor R™ CMOS sensor
  • Touch capture
  • Touch focus
  • Video light
  • Video recording
  • Video stabiliser

Music

  • Album art
  • Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)
  • Music tones (MP3/AAC)
  • PlayNow™ service
  • SensMe™
  • Sony Ericsson Music Player
  • TrackID™ music recognition application
  • xLOUD™ Experience

Internet

  • Android Market™
  • Bookmarks
  • Google™ search
  • Google Voice Search
  • NeoReader™ barcode scanner
  • Pan & zoom
  • Web browser (WebKit)

Communication

  • Call list
  • Conference calls
  • Facebook™ application
  • Google Talk™
  • Noise Shield
  • Polyphonic ringtones
  • Sony Ericsson Timescape™
  • Speakerphone
  • Twitter™ (Timescape™ integration)
  • Vibrating alert
  • Video chat ready

Messaging

  • Conversations
  • Email
  • Google Mail™
  • Instant messaging
  • Picture messaging (MMS)
  • Predictive text input
  • Text messaging (SMS)

Design

  • Auto rotate
  • Keyboard (on-screen, 12 key)
  • Keyboard (on-screen, QWERTY)
  • Picture wallpaper
  • Reality display with Sony Mobile
  • BRAVIA® Engine
  • Touch screen
  • Wallpaper animation

Entertainment

  • 3D games
  • Media browser
  • Motion gaming
  • Radio (FM radio with RDS)
  • Video streaming
  • YouTube™

Organiser

  • Alarm clock
  • Calculator
  • Calendar
  • Document editors
  • Document readers
  • E-Manual
  • Flight mode
  • Google Calendar™
  • Google Gallery 3D™
  • Infinite button
  • Phone book
  • Setup Wizard
  • Widget manager

Connectivity

  • 3.5 mm audio jack
  • aGPS
  • Bluetooth™ technology
  • DLNA Certified™
  • Google Latitude™
  • Google Maps™ with Street View
  • Media Transfer Protocol support
  • Micro USB support
  • Modem
  • Native USB tethering
  • Synchronisation via Facebook™
  • Synchronisation via Google™ Sync
  • Synchronisation via Sony Ericsson Sync
  • Synchronisation with computer
  • Synchronisation via Exchange ActiveSync®
  • USB High speed 2.0 support
  • USB mass storage
  • Wi-Fi®
  • Wi-Fi® Hotspot functionality
  • Wisepilot™ turn-by-turn navigation

Display

  • Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine
  • 16,777,216 colour TFT
  • Capacitive touchscreen (multi-touch)
  • 3.3 inches
  • 854 x 480 pixels
  • Scratch-resistant mineral glass

Memory

  • Phone memory (user-free): Up to 300MB
  • Memory card support: microSD™, up to 32GB
  • Memory card included: 4GB microSD™

Battery life

  • Talk time GSM/GPRS: Up to 6 hrs 50 min*
  • Standby time GSM/GPRS: Up to 430 hrs*
  • Talk time UMTS: Up to 7 hrs*
  • Standby time UMTS: Up to 440 hrs*
  • Music listening time: Up to 36 hrs
  • Video playback time: Up to 6 hrs 45 min
  • *According to GSM Association Battery Life Measurement Technique. Battery performance may vary depending on network conditions and configurations, and phone usage.

Networks

  • UMTS HSPA 900, 2100
  • GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900
  • UMTS HSPA 850, 1900, 2100
  • GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900

In the kit

  • 1500mAh battery,
  • Stereo portable handsfree
  • 4GB microSD™ memory card
  • Charger
  • Micro USB cable for charging
  • Synchronisation and file transfer
  • User documentation
  • (LiveSound™ in selected markets)

Smart Extras ™ appropriate for Xperia™ ray:

  • LiveSound™: Available as part of the package with Xperia™ ray in selected markets, this provides consumers with the best possible audio experience combined with a stylish, tangle-free design. The headphones also allow consumers to remotely access applications from the phone through LiveKey™ control, which gives consumers direct access to their applications with a simple push of a button.
  • LiveDock™ gives consumers the ability to seamlessly integrate their Sony Ericsson smartphone into their home. By simply connecting their smartphone to the docking station, consumers will be able to easily launch applications from the Android Market™ and charge their phones at the same time.

Legal
1) Facts and features may vary depending on local variant. 2) Operational times are affected by network
preferences, type of SIM card, connected accessories and various activities e.g. playing games. Kit contents and colour options may differ from market to market. The full range of accessories may not be available in every market.

© Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB, 2011

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Printed in January 2010, R1A

About Sony Ericsson
Sony Ericsson celebrates its 10th year as a joint venture between Sony Corporation and Ericsson in October, 2011. Over the years Sony Ericsson has brought together the best communication technologies with superior entertainment user experiences to create its Xperia™ line of the ‘most entertaining smartphones’ in the mobile handset industry. With its global corporate functions in London, Sony Ericsson has sales and marketing operations in all major regions of the world, as well as manufacturing in China, and product development sites in China, Japan, Sweden and Silicon Valley, California. For more information, please visit: www.sonymobile.com/press.