Conclusion: As we said before, the rumors about Sony Ericsson making a PlayStation phone with plenty of Sony gaming input aren't new. Neither are the mutterings that Sony execs refused to allow the cellular partnership to use the PlayStation brand, over fears that a sub-par product might dilute its appeal among...
Excerpt: Ever since the XPERIA Play emerged, the device gained immediate fame in the smartphone and gaming communities alike. Combining the versatility of an Android with the gaming capabilities of a PlayStation has produced one of the most, if not the most, anticipated smartphones being released in 2011.
Sony Ericsson Xperia Play gets reviewed but will it make an impact?
28 March 2011
Excerpt: As it stands today, on the day of review and the precipice of its launch, the Play is looking out on a pretty barren gaming landscape. The Android titles up for grabs are not exclusive to the device and don’t necessarily benefit all that greatly from its unique control scheme, whereas the catalog of...
Summary: 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.
Excerpt: The Sony Ericsson Xperia Play is one of the most hotly anticipated smartphones of recent years. Does this Android smartphone – dubbed the Playstation Phone – live up to expectations? Find out in our full review.
Excerpt: Now here's a thing, a phone that you can play games on -- whatever next? But this isn't just any old games phone, it's the first ever PlayStation -certified smart phone. It's a chunky piece of kit at 119x62x16mm and 175g, certainly compared to the waif-like lines of its sister device, the Xperia...
Pros: PS3-style controls, Stonkingly good screen, Fast processing Android 2.3, A-GPS, Wi-Fi, 5.1 megapixel camera, Flash video support