Reviews and Problems with Sony Ericsson Xperia Play / R800
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First Impressions: Sony Ericsson Xperia Play
19 November 2014
Excerpt: Sony Ericsson created quite a buzz when it revealed of a PlayStation-esque phone. Rumours started buzzing that the future of the PlayStation brand will be the marriage between phone and gaming device, and many were convinced.
TechBargains Review - Sony Ericsson Xperia Play (Verizon Wireless)
17 April 2014
Summary: For the most avid gamers, Sony Ericsson's Xperia Play will be hard to beat. It packs all the gaming power you'd expect from a standalone device into a phone. Sony stayed true to the PSP design from left/right paddles to the D-pad.
Excerpt: The Sony Ericsson Xperia Play is different to any other phone on the market and to me is a magical little device. Thanks to the iPhone, mobile gaming is massive now. Games like Angry Birds have made mobile gaming big business and the best way to spend your time when on the train.
Conclusion: The Xperia Play runs on Gingerbread (version 2.3), the latest version of Google’s Android platform. The Xperia Play will also be the first PlayStation Certified device. This means it will have access to PlayStation game content provided through the PlayStation Suite initiative, currently under...
Sony Ericsson Xperia Play vs Motorola Droid 3 – hardware specs review
19 October 2011
Conclusion: Overall, I have to say that the Droid 3 is a great alternative to the Xperia Play, and it definitely is more future proof. However, no matter how good the QWERTY keyboard is, it’s no replacement for the optical pads (I really wish Motorola would’ve replaced the arrow buttons with one!
Conclusion: Gaming enthusiast will no doubt love the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY 4G as it’s a suitable gaming device that intricately presents us with a fantastic gaming experience. Add the lovable elements of any Android smartphone, we essentially have something that’ll keep us preoccupied during some down time.
Pros: $50 cost, Great gaming experience
Cons: Lacks detail with its photos, No 720p video capture
Sony Ericsson Xperia Play – the first and only smartphone gaming console running Android
26 September 2011
Conclusion: The price of the device is typical of Sony – a bit more expensive than the competition (I’m talking about phones with a landscape keyboard; obviously the Play has no direct competition), but if you want the best gaming experience anywhere, anytime on the device you always carry with you, it may be...