Sony Ericsson's Xperia Play more a play station than a phone

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Sony Ericsson's Xperia Play more a play station than a phone

 

Many of us are used to playing games in our smart phones using leisure hours. Even if it is fun to play games in a smart phone there will be certain drawbacks when it comes to navigation and control. Some of the hardcore gamers won’t get enough punch to satisfy their cravings using an ordinary smart phone. That is where Sony Ericsson Xperia Play comes into spotlight.

This gadget is more than just a smart phone and can be considered as a Playstation wrapped up in a mobile phone form factor. In the first look it may pass for an ordinary phone but once you slide the display, it would reveal a full game pad beneath it.

Features and specifications of Sony Ericsson Xperia Play

DISTUINGUISHED FEATURES

Category

Availability

DISPLAY

Type

LED-backlit LCD

Size

4.0 inches with 480 x 854 resolution and

CAMERA

Rear

5 Mega pixel , 2592х1944 resolution with auto focus

Flash

LED

Front

Only VGA type

Video

720p

STORAGE CAPACITY

Phone book

Any volume

RAM

512MB

Internal

400MB

External

 

8 GB expandable to Max 32 GB

Card slot

microSD

DATA MANAGEMENT

GPRS

Speed up to 80 kbps

EDGE

Supported

3G

HSDPA connectivity option

WLAN

Wi-Fi enabled

Bluetooth

Yes, v2.1

USB

Yes, micro USB v2.0

GPS FACILITY

A-GPS support and GLONASS

GENERAL FEATURES

Category

Availability

NETWORK SUPPORTS

2G Network

GSM

3G Network

HSDPA all frequency bands

ENTERTAINMENT FACILITIES

Audio Player

All popular formats supported

Video Player

Same as above

Games

Total gaming console features included in this, navigational controls are easy to use

FM Radio

No

POWER MANAGEMENT

Battery Type

1500 mAh

Stand By

425 h on 2G and 413 h on 3G

Talk Time

8 h 25 min on 2G and 6 h 25 min on 3G

PHYSICAL SIZE

Dimension

119 x 62 x 16 mm

Weight

175 g

Operating system

Android OS, Gingerbread

CPU

1 GHz Scorpion

GPU

Adreno unit

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play comes with a price tag of about Rs.20,000/- in India. If you are on the lookout for a simple phone that can double up as your gaming device and has some cash to shed then this is the apt phone for you.

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