Until now, gaming on the go has been recognized with handheld consoles. They are capable of running HD games with dedicated buttons. While smartphones does have great titles, but virtual gamepad on the touch screen, is depressing, and manipulated. So what is the solution lies ahead. Sony has the answer to this problem. The makers behind PlayStation Portable have an expertise in the terrific game play, and they own Xperia brand too.
Now the folks over at Sony have come up with a solution to sync DualShock 3 with latest Xperia handsets. The first device in the form of Xperia SP can be hooked to DualShock 3 controller without any software infringement. It's a legal way to play either Android games or games downloaded from PlayStation Mobile, with DualShock 3. As of now, the Sony Xperia SP has been tested (via Xperia Blog). Rest of the Xperia lineup has a fair chance to get this functionality pretty soon.
Procedure to set up DualShock 3 with the Sony Xperia SP :
Step 1: Go down to [settings] option
Step 2: Check out for [Xperia] menu
Step 3: Open [Xperia] menu and then open [DualShock 3] tab
Step 4: Simply click on the [DualShock 3] tab under [Xperia] menu
Step 5: An initial setup on the screen pops up
Requirements: DualShock 3 controller, USB cable and USB on the go adapter
Step 6: Connect DualShock 3 controller with the Sony Xperia SP handset
Step 7: The handset will automatically connects DualShock 3 with the handset
Step 8: As you press [Next]; you have to disconnect the controller from the handset
You do not have to connect DualShock 3 controller by plugging USB cable. As the controller itself is Bluetooth enabled; just switch on the PS button on the controller itself. Now you are ready to play tons for exciting games on your new handheld console [Sony Xperia SP]
Sony Xperia SP - Specifications and features
The Sony Xperia SP packs a 4.6 inch display with resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, 1.7GHz dual core Snapdragon S4 processor, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, an 8MP rear camera with autofocus , VGA front camera for video calling, 8GB internal storage (expandable via micro SD card) Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS with A-GPS and NFC and 2,370 mAh battery fitted inside. The device is yet to go on sale in the Indian market.
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