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Sony Ericsson Xperia Play
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Launch SRP S$888

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play


Overall rating 8/10

Geared towards those who want to take mobile gaming to the next level, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play is a smartphone that comes with a full slide-out gaming pad, dedicated gaming keys, shoulder buttons and an analogue touch. This first Playstation-certified Android smartphone also comes with a 4-inch touchscreen, a 1GHz Snapdragon processor and the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS.


Design:
7
Features:
8.5
User-Friendliness:
8
Performance:
8.5
Value:
8.5
THE GOOD
Dedicated gaming controls
Smooth gaming experience
Game content from Android and Sony
THE BAD
Bulky frame, heavy weight
Unresponsive analog touch pads
Constant gaming equates power drain

Product Specification

Network: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 HSPA 900 / 2100
Operating system Google Android 2.3
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 1GHz
Built-in Memory 512 MB RAM
Display 4.0-inch, 16,777,216 colour TFT / 480 x 854 pixels (FWVGA)
Camera
  • 5.1 megapixel / Autofocus / Geo tagging / Image stabiliser / Video light / Video recording / Video blogging
  • Front-facing camera: VGA
Video Support MPEG4
Audio Support MP3 / AAC
Connectivity Built-in GPS with A-GPS and Google Maps / Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP support / USB 2.0 / microUSB 2.0 / WLAN 802.11b/g/n / HSDPA / HDMI-out / DLNA
Storage Type microSD (up to 32GB)
Dimensions 119 x 62 x 16mm
Weight 175g