Sony Ericsson to release XPERIA Ray, XPERIA Active Smartphones and txt Featurephone in Q3; full Specs
Sony Ericsson today unveiled 3 new Smartphones at CommunicAsia 2011, two in the Xperia smartphone line, and one messaging featurephone with a portrait physical QWERTY. Dubbed XPERIA ray, XPERIA Active and messaging oriented Sony Ericsson txt will be released in Q3, according to a tipster, at the end of September.
The Sony Ericsson Xperia ray is in fact the previously leaked and codenamed Urushi and the Smartphone powered by 1GHz Qualcomm chipset features 3.3″ BRAVIA screen of FWVGA resolution (854 x 480 pixels), 8.1 megapixel autofocus camera with an Exmor R backlit sensor, capable of capturing 720p video, 300 MB of user-available memory and microSD card slot expandable up to 32 GB.
The Smartphone weighs just 100 g and has 9.4mm thickness. For connectivity the Smartphone features dual-band (900/2100 MHz) or tri-band(850, 1900, 2100 MHz) 3G/HSPA, quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE. Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB and a 3.5mm audio jack.The Xperia Ray is running on Android Android 2.3 Gingerbread.
The Sony Ericsson Xperia Active is a dust proof and water resistant Android smartphone with cratch-resistant screen with wet finger tracking support and it is waterproof up to three feet (1m) for up to 30 minutes. The Smartphone built with a 1GHz Snapdragon processor and running on Android 2.3 Gingerbread sports a 3-inch Reality display (with Mobile BRAVIA Engine) of HVGA (480 x 320 pixels) resolution, 5MP camera with LED flash and 720p video recording capability, 320MB internal memory and microSD card slot with 2GB pre-installed.
When it comes to connectivity, it features a mug-full tricks. the device support Wireless N with DLNA, quad-band GSM and dual (or tri)-band HSPA network, GPS with aGPS and digital compass, Bluetooth, FM radio with RDS and a 3.5mm audio jack.
When the Smartphone is released, it will be coming with an extra exchangeable back cover, detachable sports ear hooks for the handsfree headset, a wrist strap for your Xperia active and an arm band case.
Sony Ericsson txt
The Sony Ericsson txt is a messaging oriented featurephone that features 2.6″ display and a physical portrait QWERTY keyboard, dedicated text messaging key, and social networking integration with Facebook and Twitter galore. The Smartphone has a 3.2MP camera on the back without an adjacent flash and will be available in white, black, pink and that electric blue colors.
According to Sony all Smartphones will be released in Q3, but the company hasn’t revealed anything about the pricing and availability of the Smartphone.