Phone Comparison - Sony Ericsson Xperia ray vs Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY

Sony Ericsson Xperia ray
sony ericsson xperia ray
Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY
sony ericsson xperia play
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Ericsson Sony Ericsson
Announced June 2011 February 2011
Status Available - August 2011 Available - March 2011
Colors Black, Gold, White, Pink Black, White, Stealth Blue (for Play 4G), Orange
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 111 x 53 x 9.4 mm
(4.37 x 2.09 x 0.37 in )
119 x 62 x 16 mm
(4.69 x 2.44 x 0.63 in )
Weight 100 g (3.53 oz) 175 g (6.17 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 - ST18i
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - ST18a
HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 / 800
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Android OS, v2.3.4 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0
Processor 1 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon [Similar] 1 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Adreno 205 [Similar] Adreno 205 [Similar]
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 512 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 1 GB (300 MB user available) 400 MB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 4GB included microSD, up to 32GB, 8GB included

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.3 inches [Similar] 4.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (297 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 854 pixels (245 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 50.96% 59.72%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No
Games Yes + downloadable Yes + downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 720p, video light Yes, 720p
Front Camera Yes [Similar] Yes [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v2.1 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, Adobe Flash Lite

memory User Memory

Internal 1 GB (300 MB user available), 512 MB RAM 400 MB, 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 4GB included microSD, up to 32GB, 8GB included

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1500 mAh 1500 mAh
Stand by Up to 430 h (2G)
Up to 440 h (3G)
Up to 425 h (2G)
Up to 413 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 6 h 50 min (2G)
Up to 7 h (3G)
Up to 8 h 25 min (2G)
Up to 6 h 25 min (3G)