Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray pre-orders start in the UK for £349.99, shipping on August 15

Sony Ericsson unveiled the Xperia Ray Android-powered smartphone not long ago, and since then in the UK Three has announced that it will carry it, and the Carphone Warehouse said it would launch the device sometime in August.

So from Sony Ericsson’s initial release time frame of “in the third quarter of this year”, we narrowed it down to “in August”. And today we narrow it all the way down to August 15 – when, apparently, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray will become available in the UK.

That information comes from well known online retailer, which has started taking pre-orders for the little Android handset. The price being asked is £349.99, with free delivery.

So in about six weeks you’ll be able to get your hands on an Xperia Ray, the smartphone that (at least in terms of screen size) sits right beneath the Xperia Neo. Although this isn’t your typical 3.2-inch Android phone, like the HTC Wildfire S, for example, since the Ray’s specs would have been up there at the high-end just one year ago. And even by today’s standards, it’s very much close to the ‘top’, especially in terms of its camera.

So if you’d like to make sure that you’ll be among the first in the UK to get one, go to now and pre-order yours.

Author: Vlad Bobleanta

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  • Harry Fairley

    Sony Ericsson’s are great phones, great to save pics and songs, It is best to get a memory card for your phone though as large amounts of data on the phone slow it down and can crash it.