Sony Ericsson launches Xperia ray & Xperia active

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22 June 2011, Singapore – Sony Ericsson today unveiled two new phones to their Xperia portfolio. The two Xperia smartphones will be running on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), but the distinctive difference is Xperia active will be a water resistant & dust proof mobile phone made for the adventurous and Xperia ray will be a classy & sleek smartphone to make a fashion statement. Here the specs and looks of the new Sony Ericsson smartphones in a glance:

Sony Ericsson Xperia active

Sony Ericsson Xperia active

Sony Ericsson Xperia active

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Maria Sharapova introducing Sony Ericsson Xperia active

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  • 3” screen
  • Size: 55 x 92 x 16.5mm
  • Weight: 110.8 grams
  • Operating system: Google™ Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine
  • 5 megapixels camera with HD video functionality
  • 1Ghz processor
  • Dust proof and water resistant (the phone can be kept under 1m of water for 30 mins)
  • Wet finger tracking, to ensure the phone works perfectly when either the screen or a user’s fingers are wet
  • Built-in GPS
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • On-screen heart rate and pulse can be monitored in real-time (enabled by ANT+ wireless networking technology)
  • iMapMyFitness app to monitor day to day performance

Extras included in the box:

  • One extra exchangeable soft touch back cover
  • Detachable ear hooks for the portable handsfree active headset
  • Wrist strap to keep the phone close at all times
  • An arm case for use during a workout
  • 2GB memory card to save all your special moments
  • Micro USB cable for charging and computer data transfer

Sony Ericsson Xperia active will be available globally in selected markets from Q3 2011, it will come in Orange band with black back cover (with white extra cover in the kit) or White band with black back cover (with white extra cover in the kit).

 

Sony Ericsson Xperia ray

Sony Ericsson Xperia ray

Sony Ericsson Xperia ray

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  • 3.3” screen
  • Size:  111 x 53 x 9.4mm
  • Weight: 100 grams
  • Operating system: Google™ Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • 1Ghz processor
  • Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine
  • 8.1 megapixel camera with Exmor R for mobile and HD video functionality
  • Front facing camera
  • Scratch resistant screen

Sony Ericsson Xperia™ ray will be available globally in selected markets, including Japan, from Q3 2011, it will come in Black, Gold, White & Pink.

 

Here’re some photos from the Sony Ericsson Global Media Conferernce.

Planking at the Sony Ericsson Global Media Conference 2011

Dennis our Tech Writer Planks

The Sony Ericsson Xperia Txt

Demo of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Active in a bowl of water to show its water resistance

Demo of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Active in a bowl of water to show its water resistance

The different parts of the back cover of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Active

Demonstrating how the back of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Active is kept Water Resistant

Slim, Sleek and Elegant - Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray

Slim, Sleek and Elegant - Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray

Planking at the Sony Ericsson Global Media Conference 2011

More Planking

Dennis, Tech writer from SUPERADRIANME.com posing with Jason from SMASHPOP.net

Dennis, Tech writer from SUPERADRIANME.com posing with Jason from SMASHPOP.net

Bloggers at the Sony Erisson Global Media Conference 2011

Bloggers at the Sony Erisson Global Media Conference 2011

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