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Sony Ericsson XPERIA active launched the USA, $340 unlocked

Sony Ericsson XPERIA active launched the USA, $340 unlocked

The folks at what will soon be simply Sony have released the XPERIA active here in the United States this week officially, complete with protection against elements of all kinds and connectivity on AT&T - though you'll be purchasing the device off-contract at first. This 1GHz single-core processor toting Android device has a 3-inch HVGA display that's scratch resistant, Wi-fi connectivity (or AT&T 3G if you wish), wrist strap, compass widget, heart rate and pulse monitoring apps, and a lovely orange coloring around the edges of the chassis. All this and a 5-megapixel camera for $340 unlocked - seem like your next device of choice, or has Sony dropped a brand new completely impenetrable brick?

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Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S and Xperia neo V out officially in the USA

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S and Xperia neo V out officially in the USA

This week Sony Ericsson lets known that two of their newest smartphones, the Xperia arc S and the Xperia neo V, are available for purchase here in the USA, both of them running Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread and custom Xperia user interfaces. Sony Ericsson is dipping into the US market gradually with Android - notice our review collection and find that the majority of the Xperia devices are based in the UK - and with these two new additions, the team may well have a competing set to show off with. One of these devices is on the high-end, the other is in the mid-range, see if you can guess which is which - here's a hint: peek at the displays!

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Sony Ericsson XPERIA ray Review

Sony Ericsson XPERIA ray Review

The XPERIA ray is easily the smallest smartphone I've ever had the opportunity to lay hands on, and while it may seem at first to be tiny in stature, it packs an oddly enticing set of punches. Head back to our XPERIA ray hands-on and unboxing post to get all the specification details on the device, then come back and get the most important bits: 3.3-inch TFT LCD display a 480 x 854 pixel resolution, a single-core 1GHz processor inside, a VGA video chat camera on the front, and a massively impressive 8.1-megapixel camera on the back. This tiny monster is set to carve out its own piece of the American petite smartphone pie, that's for certain.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia ray Hands-on and Unboxing [Video]

Sony Ericsson Xperia ray Hands-on and Unboxing [Video]

One of the tiniest smartphones in the world has just landed upon the SlashGear review bench, and Sony Ericsson has the spotlight here with the Xperia ray. This device has a single-core 1GHz Snapdragon chip, a 3.3-inch display at 480 x 854 pixel resolution, and an 8 megapixel camera on the back. What more could you want from a phone that you could easily mistake for a garage door opener for its size? Take one look at this little guy and you'll find that you're messing with no cheap customer, this is the new generation of Sony Ericsson devices, and they don't appear to be messing around.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia ray announced for USA

Sony Ericsson Xperia ray announced for USA

The folks at Sony Ericsson have announced the USA release of the Xperia ray, a device we last heard about in June, here in the states for the first time and pushed to Newegg for the unlocked price of $429.99 (on sale today for $379.99 for a limited time.) This device is only sold here at the moment unlocked, your option to get it carried by AT&T, T-Mobile, Rogers, Fido, up to you. This device features a single-core 1GHz processor, 1GB internal memory with 300 MB user available and 512 MB RAM, microSD card slot for up to 32GB of additional storage, and a 3.3-inch TFT display at 480 x 854 pixel resolution. The display also boasts some cool BRAVIA ENGINE tech.

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Sony Ericsson adding Qriocity movie streaming to XPERIAs in August

Sony Ericsson adding Qriocity movie streaming to XPERIAs in August

Sony Ericsson has announced that the Sony Qriocity streaming video service will be landing on select smartphones from the company's range as of August 1, with a choice of content from NBC, Sony Pictures, Warner Bros. and more. Arriving first on the XPERIA mini and mini pro, the Qriocity video app will allow for both rentals and purchases of titles.

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Sony Ericsson blames Japan earthquake for big Q2 losses

Sony Ericsson blames Japan earthquake for big Q2 losses

Sony Ericsson's 2011 range of handsets have marked a real change in direction from the dross of the previous year, but it hasn't been enough to save the company from a dreary Q2 2011. Blaming "supply chain constraints from the Japan earthquake," Sony Ericsson has announced a net loss of €50m ($71m) for the three month period, along with a further slump in sales.

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USA Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc Unlocked and On Sale Now

USA Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc Unlocked and On Sale Now

You're about to get super pumped up about this one, let me tell you that. One of the greatest Android-based devices to come out of Sony Ericsson, the Xperia ARC is now available to the USA in an unlocked and Gingerbread-laden form for sweet, sweet action. This device has a 4.2-inch Reality Display, an 8-megapixel camera on the back and Qualcomm’s 1GHz MSM8255 processor paired with Adreno 205 graphics and 512MB of RAM. Sound like the magical master of Sony Ericsson-based Android mayhem you've always wanted and desired?

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Sony Ericsson XPERIA ray and XPERIA active arrive, plus txt messager

Sony Ericsson XPERIA ray and XPERIA active arrive, plus txt messager

Sony Ericsson has unveiled a trio of new devices, including a pair of Android 2.3 Gingerbread smartphones and a QWERTY featurephone for the messaging-obsessed. The Sony Ericsson XPERIA ray looks a whole lot like the X10, but is considerably smaller, Crave reports, with a 3.3-inch 854 x 480 touchscreen, 9.4mm thick chassis and 100g weight.

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XPERIA Play Unboxing and hands-on [Verizon]

XPERIA Play Unboxing and hands-on [Verizon]

Verizon's XPERIA Play, the CDMA version of Sony Ericsson's gaming smartphone, has just dropped onto the SlashGear test bench, which means it's time to see whether physical game controls are enough to win a slice of the Android market. This isn't the first time we've seen the Play, of course; we reviewed the original GSM version, on sale in Europe for a couple of months now, back in March. Question is, has Sony Ericsson's gaming ecosystem caught up with the XPERIA Play's promise?

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Sony Ericsson XPERIA mini and mini pro get official

Sony Ericsson XPERIA mini and mini pro get official

Sony Ericsson has announced the XPERIA mini and the mini pro, apparently the smallest HD smartphones in the world. The Android 2.3 Gingerbread handsets can shoot 720p HD video, and use Sony's BRAVIA engine along with Sony Ericsson's custom UI. The XPERIA mini is touch-only, but the mini pro has a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.

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Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play gets official: Full unveil on February 13 [Video]

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play gets official: Full unveil on February 13 [Video]

Sony Ericsson has finally confirmed what we all knew, and announced that the XPERIA Play "PlayStation Phone" will be making its official debut on Sunday February 13 just before the kick-off of Mobile World Congress 2011. In an announcement on the company's Facebook page, Sony Ericsson gives us an official shot of the new handset - complete with its gaming keypad extended - as well as the news that as of 13:00 EST on Sunday all the details will be revealed.

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