Xperia ray roundup: hits FCC with AT&T bands; UK launch in Sept; hands-on video

by XB on 12th July 2011

in Videos, Xperia ray


Xperia rayThere’s been quite a bit of Sony Ericsson Xperia ray news over the last day or so. First up is the news that the Xperia ray has passed through the FCC, normally a precursor before a phone lands in the United States. As well as the usual teardown photos and manual, the data also revealed that the handset will be compatible with AT&T’s WCDMA bands.

Whilst we don’t know whether the Xperia ray will see a US release, we know that it will be landing in the UK. It looks like the handset will launch in September according to Three UK and The Carphone Warehouse, a month later than play.com had it pegged for. Also check out a hands-on video of the handset from GSM Arena which shows the UI. What’s most impressive is that the 480 x 854 pixel resolution is retained given the small 3.3-inch display. This means it has a 297ppi not that far off the iPhone 4 (326ppi). Check out the video below.

  • Looks like a nice slick phone. But I already have the ARC so wont be going there. Apricot stone – Love it!

  • my gf want this phone , so far so good, i also have the arc

  • I want this phone but no money, im going to open a paypal account and make all at this blog and xda forums to donate.

  • JM

    i will rank the Xperia 2011 Phones

    from best to good

    1. Xperia Arc
    2. Xperia Pro
    3. Xperia Ray
    4. Xperia Active
    5. Xperia Neo
    6. Xperia Play

  • JM

    Hey XB any info regarding Asian release of Xperia Ray?

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