The long wait for the Xperia Ray and Xperia Active is finally over as Sony Ericsson has announced the launch of the two Android-based smartphones in India, due on shelves in September. Both the Xperia smartphones run on Android 2.3 Gingerbread and are powered by 1GHz processors. According to reports, the Xperia Ray and Active are scheduled to arrive in the market in second and fourth week of September respectively. Both the handsets are likely to be priced in the range of Rs. 17,000-20,000.
The Xperia Ray has a sleek design with a thickness of 9.4 mm. In addition to the gorgeous looks, the smartphone features an 8.1MP camera with HD video functionality and a front-facing VGA camera. Besides, it has all the basic smartphone features such as Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth and DLNA. The Xperia Ray is available in four colours – Black, Gold, White, Pink. Check out the detailed specifications of the Xperia Ray here.
The Xperia Active, unlike the Xperia Ray, has a rugged design and is said to be scratch resistant. The smartphone comes with a wet finger tracking feature. The Xperia Active, touted as smartphone for health conscious people, has a number of pre-installed sports apps. It also has built-in GPS, barometer and compass. The Xperia Active has a 3-inch display with 5 MP camera. The phone, however, weighs in 110.8 grams and packs with a 1,200 mAh battery. Check out the detailed specifications of the Xperia Active here.