August 10, 2011

NTT DOCOMO Unveils Xperia ray SO-03C Smartphone

- New compact and stylish Xperia model with enriched entertainment functions -

Tokyo, Aug 10, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today the launch of its Xperia(TM) ray SO-03C smartphone. Manufactured by Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications, the new Xperia model boasts a thin, lightweight aluminum body that is just 53 mm wide.

Representing the latest in intelligent mobile communications and entertainment, the Xperia ray SO-03C is powered by a fast 1GHz CPU and built on the Android(TM) 2.3 operating system. The new handset incorporates several of Sony's advanced technologies, such as the xLOUD(TM) audio technology, which delivers unprecedented sound, and an Exmor R for mobile-powered 8.1-megapixel camera with face-detection and autofocus features to ensure superior quality videos and images.

Other features of the Xperia ray SO-03C include a high-resolution, 3.3-inch touchscreen Reality Display utilizing the Mobile BRAVIA(R) Engine, and Sony Ericson's POBox(TM) Touch 4.3, a unique predictive text-input system that makes typing in either Japanese or English quicker and easier.

Available in three stylish and attractive colors, the Xperia ray SO-03C will hit docomo shops on August 27. Pre-orders will be accepted from August 12.

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NTT DOCOMO is the world's leading mobile operator and provider of advanced mobile services. The company serves over 56 million customers in Japan, including 49 million using i-mode(TM), the world's most popular mobile e-mail/Internet platform, and 54 million using FOMA(TM), the world's original 3G mobile service based on W-CDMA. As a leader in the development of cutting-edge mobile technologies, DOCOMO is continually expanding the role of mobile phones as versatile and highly personalized "lifestyle tools" for everyday life, including with a wide range of innovative services for mobile payments, GPS, mobile TV, multimedia content and much more. NTT DOCOMO is listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. For more information, visit



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