Sony Ericsson Xperia Play
Xperia PLAY delivers the smartphone functionality that the most serious power users could need, teamed with the immersive gaming experience that any gamer would want.
In portrait mode, the Android smartphone offers all the benefits that users have come to expect from Sony Ericsson's existing range of Xperia smartphones with best-in-class entertainment experiences, a great 5 megapixel camera, a brilliant 4" multi-touch screen and great social networking features.
However, slide out the gaming control and users enter a new world of immersive mobile gaming. The slide out game pad reveals a digital D pad, two analogue touch pads, two shoulder buttons and the four PlayStation icons: circle, cross, square and triangle. Qualcomm's optimized Snapdragon processor with a 1GHz CPU and embedded Adreno GPU graphics processor deliver silky smooth 60fps play-back 3D mobile gaming and Web browsing with minimal power consumption so Xperia PLAY users can enjoy long hours of battery life and game time.
Xperia PLAY combines a PlayStation quality gaming experience with the very latest Android smartphone technology.
The Xperia Play is an exciting new handset from SonyEricsson which combines a phone and a games console. This HSDPA phone with Gingerbread has a 4" Multitouch 854 x 480 pixel LCD screen. The Xperia's screen produces deep, rich blacks thanks to the screen being closer to the glass as well as a Bravia engine for improved video playback. The 1Ghz processor produces blistering speeds in conjunction with the 512MB of onboard ram, this is one speedy phone. The four android buttons will help you to navigate your way around the phone functions with ease. The 1500mAh battery will keep you talking and gaming for hours. The MicroSD slot supports up to 32GB which will be plenty for your music collection and videos.
Push the screen up to reveal the PlayStation DualShock-style gamepad. The layout will be very familiar to PlayStation users with all the buttons in the same place as well as two analogue stick style trackpads.
The preloaded Android 2.3 Gingerbread is a very stable system with many applications available for it. The gingerbread features include a Wi-fi hotspot, new status icons, new text selection tool and a glowing visual aid when you hit the top or bottom scroll menus. The phone can also support 720p H.264 video clips, making watching HD videos easy. The Play also incorporates Sony Ericsson's new homescreen feature of pinching on the homescreen to bring all widgets onto one screen, making it easier and quicker to find what you want.
The 5MP camera takes some quality, sharp pictures with vibrant colours as well as fine macro shots. Web browsing with minimal power consumption so Xperia PLAY users can enjoy long hours of battery life and game time.