Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play Review

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play 300x254 Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play ReviewWith Verizon, Sony Ericsson brings to you the first smartphone ever to come with a gamepad – the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play. When you slide the display, you do not see a boring QWERTY but instead you can see a cool Playstation kind of game controller. The phone measures 119 x 62 x 16mm and weighs 175g.

The XPERIA Play has a capacitive LCD touchscreen display that measures 4 inches and has a display resolution of 480 x 850 pixels. It supports 16 million colors and gives good viewing angles. Under the display, you can find the usual Android navigation physical buttons.

On the left side of the phone, you can find the audio jack and the microUSB slot and on the top side of the phone, it houses the combo power and display lock button. On the right side of the phone, you can find the volume controller and the two new buttons are shoulder buttons meant for gaming. Pushing the screen gently to and it will snap on to reveal the gamepad with gaming buttons similar to a real gamepad that you get with a Playstation console.

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play android 300x197 Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play ReviewThe Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play runs on Android v2.3 OS. The OS supports playing motion sensor games. The phone is powered with 1GHz Scorpion processor along with Adreno 205GPU. The internal memory of the phone is 400MB and comes with 512MB RAM and the external memory can read up to 32GB of microSD. The phone is shipped with 8GB microSD. The phone comes with several useful apps like LiveWare that allows you to launch an app when something is connected to the device. The WhatApp messenger can be used for chatting across different IMs like Yahoo, Hotmail, etc. The OfficeSuite can be used to view documents.

When it comes to gaming, the only well-known you get with XPERIA Play is Crash Bandicoot. However, Sony has promised that will be providing games like WildArms, MediEvil, Rally Cross, through Android Market. The 5 megapixel camera with LED flash is capable of taking decent snaps with good details. The highest resolution at which the phone can record videos is 800 x 480 pixels at 30fps. The music player is the usual Android music player with 10 equalizer presets. The sound output through the two loudspeakers is simply amazing. It gives a good gaming experience.

To connect to the web, the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play gives you features like 3G and Wi-Fi through which you can experience high speed web browsing on the Android web browser. It supports Adobe Flash 10.2 and offers a tremendous browsing experience. The standard Li-Ion 1500mAh battery that offers a standby time of over 410 hours on 3G and talk time of over 6 hours on 3G.

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