Sony Ericsson Xperia ray

Announced:
Jun 22, 2011
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Sep 1, 2011

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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Display

Display size:

3.3 inches

Resolution:

480 x 854 pixels

Pixel density:

297 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

50.93 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8.1 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Flash:

LED

Software Features:

Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Self-timer, Digital image stabilization, Geo tagging, Scenes

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Continuous autofocus, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling

Front:

0.3 megapixels VGA

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

4.37 x 2.09 x 0.37 inches (111 x 53 x 9.4 mm)

Weight:

3.53 oz (100 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Keys:

Right: Volume control

Colors:

Black, Pink, Yellow, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Features:

Music recognition

Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Music player:

Supported formats:

MP3

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

Single core, 1000 MHz

RAM:

0.5 GB

Internal storage:

0.3 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (4.0, 2.3)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

Yes

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP)

Wi-Fi:

Yes; Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Charging connector:

microUSB

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Other:

ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data:

EDGE

Global Roaming:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

1500 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

6.50 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time:

17.9 days (430 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Talk time (3G):

7.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

18.3 days (440 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Music playback:

36.00 hours

Video playback:

6.75 hours

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML, Flash

Built-in online services support:

Facebook, Twitter

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, AAC), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator, Barcode reader

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

Yes

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

Games:

Yes

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 14, 2011

FCC ID value:

PY7A3880119 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.07 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.95 W/kg

Measured in:

850 MHz

Shopping information

In The Box:

Stereo portable handsfree, 4GB microSD memory card, Charger, microUSB cable for charging, Synchronisation and file transfer, User documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Jun 22, 2011
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This device is also known as Sony Ericsson Azusa, Sony Ericsson Urushi, Sony Ericsson ST18i

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Sony Ericsson Xperia ray

Differences from the main variant:

UMTS:

850, 1900, 2100 MHz

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 11, 2011

FCC ID value:

PY7A3880118 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.29 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.95 W/kg

Measured in:

850 MHz

Pros

  • Small dimensions (4.37 x 2.09 x 0.37 inches)

Cons

  • Thick body (0.37 inches)
  • Too little RAM

Description

Sony Ericsson Xperia ray has a whiff of the Xperia arc, since it is pretty thin, at 0.37" (9.4mm), and very light at 3.53oz (100g), and also sports the same 8MP Exmor R camera sensor with a 1GHz Qualcomm chipset.

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