Big was in with Android phones but the Xperia ray is desirous to prove that petite smartphones have a charm in their own. All the horsepower of the Arc within a body that's a centimeter shorter both ways - think reduced saloon turned into a roadster. The Sony Ericsson Xperia ray has plenty to present, not the least of which is usually an 8MP camera with HD video recording as well as a Bravia Mobile engine powered screen having eye-popping pixel density.
The combo Sony Ericsson have assemble includes a 1GHz single core cpu, 8MP camera with 720p video in addition to screen expertise borrowed from Sony's TELLY department. It's the same concoction driving the Arc, the Neo, and the revolutionary Mini - now the Xperia beam.
On the face of it, the Sony Ericsson Xperia ray seems as if a widescreen version of the Minuscule, but whereas the Mini is quite chubby at 16mm, the Xperia beam clocks in at 9. 4mm (in spite of the bigger, 1500mAh battery). The camera is an 8MP unit to keep good current crop of high-end droids.
This 3. 3" screen of FWVGA image resolution has nearly 300ppi pixel density (this Retina display has 326ppi) in addition to we appreciate the mobile incarnation connected with Bravia.
Here's what the Sony Ericsson Xperia ray offers to those who have been using a lookout for a compact smartphone having high-end specs.
General: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, UMTS 900/2100 MHz, 7. 2Mbps HSDPA, 5. 76Mbps HSUPA
Style factor: Touchscreen bar phone
Dimensions: 111 back button 53 x 9. 4 mm, 100 gary the gadget guy
Display: 3. 3" 16M-color TFT capacitive touchscreen technology, 854 x 480 pixels, Sony Cell phone Bravia engine, multi-touch input, scratch-resistant exterior
CPU: Qualcomm MSM8255 1 GHz Snapdragon software
OS: Android 2. 3 (Gingerbread)
Ram: 300MB user available storage, 512MB GOOD OLD RAM, microSD card slot, 4GB card as part of the retail box
Camera: 8 megapixel auto-focus video camera with LED flash, face detection in addition to geo-tagging; 720p video recording at 30fps having continuous autofocus
Connectivity: Wi-Fi b/g/n, Wireless 2. 1 with A2DP, standard microUSB dock, GPS receiver with A-GPS, 3. 5mm sound recording jack
Misc: Sony Ericsson Timescape URINARY INCONTINENCE, built-in accelerometer, proximity and ambient light-weight sensors, digital compass, video-call camera
Having already seen the technology into the Xperia ray in other Sony Ericsson gadgets, we know what to expect: smooth Android handling with Sony Ericsson's unique carry out the user interface, great 8MP stills and 720p video in conjunction with audiophile-grade sonic experience.
It's the design and build on the Sony Ericsson Xperia ray be the big unknown in this preview. Commonly phones are thin and big (age. g. Xperia arc), or modest but chubby (Xperia mini). The ray goes all in that has a modern twist on a timeless typical look. It's a tough act to display, considering touchscreen bars don't allow considerably creativity. But when it works, the results is usually one excellent device.