Wednesday, September 28, 2022

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

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