Sunday, March 26, 2023

[Corrected] Sony Ericsson Xperia ray RRP at RM1279

Correction: Sony Ericsson has updated a new price, the Xperia ray now has a RRP of RM1279.


Sony Ericsson has announced the Xperia ray in Malaysia the RRP of RM1899.

Sony Ericsson Xperia ray at a glance:

  • General: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, UMTS 900/2100 MHz, 7.2Mbps HSDPA, 5.76Mbps HSUPA
  • Form factor: Touchscreen bar phone
  • Dimensions: 111 x 53 x 9.4 mm, 100 g
  • Display: 3.3″ 16M-color TFT capacitive touchscreen, 854 x 480 pixels, Sony Mobile Bravia engine, multi-touch input, scratch-resistant surface
  • CPU: Qualcomm MSM8255 1 GHz Snapdragon platform
  • OS: Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • Memory: 300MB user available storage, 512MB RAM, microSD card slot, 4GB card included in the retail box
  • Camera: 8 megapixel auto-focus camera with LED flash, face detection and geo-tagging; 720p video recording at 30fps with continuous autofocus
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, standard microUSB port, GPS receiver with A-GPS, 3.5mm audio jack
  • Misc: Sony Ericsson Timescape UI, built-in accelerometer, proximity and ambient light sensors, digital compass, video-call camera

Peter Ang, Hub General Manager, Singapore and Malaysia, 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.”

Features & Full Specifications below.

Sony Ericsson Xperia™ ray
Colours BlackGoldWhite


Facts Operating system: Google™ Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)Size: 111 x 53 x 9.4mmWeight: 100 grams
Camera 8.1mp camera16x digital zoomAperture 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


Send to web

Smile detection

Sony Exmor R™ CMOS sensor

Touch capture

Touch focus

Video light

Video recording

Video stabilizer

Music Album artBluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)Music tones (MP3/AAC)

PlayNow™ service


Sony Ericsson Music Player

TrackID™ music recognition application

xLOUD™ Experience

Internet Android Market™BookmarksGoogle™ search

Google Voice Search

NeoReader™ barcode scanner

Pan & zoom

Web browser (WebKit)

Communication Call listConference callsFacebook™ application

Google Talk™

Noise Shield

Polyphonic ringtones

Sony Ericsson Timescape™


Twitter™ (Timescape™ integration)

Vibrating alert

Video chat ready

Messaging ConversationsEmailGoogle Mail™

Instant messaging

Picture messaging (MMS)

Predictive text input

Text messaging (SMS)

Design Auto rotateKeyboard (on-screen, 12 key)Keyboard (on-screen, QWERTY)

Picture wallpaper

Reality display with Sony Mobile

BRAVIA® Engine

Touch screen

Wallpaper animation

Entertainment 3D gamesMedia browserMotion gaming

Radio (FM radio with RDS)

Video streaming


Organiser Alarm clockCalculatorCalendar

Document editors

Document readers


Flight mode

Google Calendar™

Google Gallery 3D™

Infinite button

Phone book

Setup Wizard

Widget manager

Connectivity 3.5 mm audio jackaGPSBluetooth™ technology

DLNA Certified™

Google Latitude™

Google Maps™ with Street View

Media Transfer Protocol support

Micro USB support


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® 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 300MBMemory card support: microSD™, up to 32GBMemory 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, 2100GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900 

UMTS HSPA 850, 1900, 2100

GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900

In the kit 1500mAh battery, LiveSound™ hi-fi headset
4GB microSD™ memory card
Standard Charger
In-car charger AN401

Micro USB cable for charging synchronisation and file transfer

User documentation

Kugan is the co-founder of MalaysianWireless. He has been observing the mobile industry since 2003. Connect with him on Twitter: @scamboy

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