toggle

AAPL Stock: 112.34 ( + 4.62 )

Printed from http://www.macnn.com

Sony Ericsson Xperia ray reaches US as unlocked model

updated 03:40 am EDT, Sat October 1, 2011

Sony Ericsson Xperia ray in US carrier-free

Sony late Friday brought the Xperia ray to the US without waiting. The Android 2.3 smartphone is officially available in the country for $425 through stores like Newegg, but without being locked into a any carrier. It carries AT&T-native 3G and should work in Canada as well; T-Mobile owners can use it if they don't mind losing 3G.

Unofficially, NewEgg and others are selling the Xperia ray for as little as 380, making i one of the least expensive fully modern phones on the market.

The Xperia ray has the same 1GHz Snapdragon, low light friendly 8.1-megapixel camera, and the custom Mediascape and Timescape interfaces Sony Ericsson brings. Its main advantage is size: having a 3.2-inch display but the sam 480x854 resolution as larger phones like the Arc both creates a much denser display as well as a lower cost device.

No carriers in North America have committed to the deal, although the AT&T and Canadian 3G support hints a debut might be forthcoming.






by MacNN Staff

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Blue Yeti Studio

Despite being very familiar with Blue Microphones' lower-end products -- we've long recommended the company's Snowball line of mics ...

ZTE Spro 2 Smart Projector

Home theaters are becoming more and more accessible these days, but maybe you've been a bit wary about buying a home projector. And h ...

MSI Geforce GTX 970 100ME

When Nvidia announced a new line of video cards in September 2014, many people thought things would continue to be business as usual i ...

toggle

Most Commented