Reviews and Problems with Sony Ericsson Xperia Play
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Sony Ericsson Xperia Play 4G
16 September 2011
Conclusion: If you're looking for a gaming phone with a good selection of 3D titles and a real game controller built-in, the Playstation phone has obvious appeal. At $50, if you're not a dedicated gamer but you want a high quality Android smartphone with the latest OS, a sharp 4" display, a good 5MP camera, a 1GHz CPU and 4G HSPA+, it's hard to beat the Xperia Play, as long as you don't mind the thick body.
Pros: Great gaming controls, good call quality and reception.
After years of rumors and wishful thinking, the PlayStation phone is real — but is it worth the wait?
15 June 2011
Summary: Based on hardware alone, the Xperia Play is not an inspiring choice. The specs and Android experience are good but not great, the display is surprisingly dim, and at risk of sounding too broad, there are no games that really justify the gamepad and added thickness.
Pros: Android 2.3 largely untouched, Gamepad is snappy, Crash Bandicoot is still addictive
Cons: Bulky, Menu navigation stutters, PlayStation Suite needs work
Conclusion: The first Playstation Certified phone is off to a good start. The game selection is certainly the most impressive we've seen on Android, with several enticing titles, and the promise of more. We'd love to see more Sony franchise games on the Xperia Play, but Sony's not sharing details. The controller makes a world of difference for gaming, and the hardware is both sturdy and attractive.
Pros: Great gaming controller, sharp display, excellent speakers, atttractive and solid build.
Conclusion: The Xperia Play is neither the best portable console nor the best smartphone, but it brings the unique offering of both in one device. However, we would recommend having separate devices for each purpose if your bank balance allows.
Pros: Dedicated gaming controls, large high resolution screen.
Cons: Weight, lack of brightness, not the best use of Gingerbread., Ineffective touch pads for gaming.
Summary: On paper, the Xperia Play sounds like a master-stroke of device covergance, branding and usability, but in practice, it leaves a lot to be desired. While the chunky size necessitated by the controls would be more than justified if the gaming aspects lived up to expectations, it’s nowhere near as slick an experience as a dedicated handheld console.
Conclusion: Sony Ericsson Xperia Play to wyjątkowo ciekawy mariaż smartfona i konsoli do gier. Z całą pewnością spodoba się osobom, które chcą znowu zagrać w kultowe tytuły powstałe na konsolę Sony Playstation takie jak chociażby Crash Bandicoot.
Pros: Playstation, Wbudowany pad, Długi czas pracy na baterii
Conclusion: Det heter seg at det beste kameraet er det du alltid har med deg. Som spillere kan vi kanskje si at det samme gjelder for spillkonsoller? I så måte er en hybrid av en smarttelefon og en håndkonsoll midt i blinken. Xperia Play er den aller første telefonen på markedet med Playstation Suite, Sonys spillplattform for mobiltelefoner.
Pros: Gamepad, mange spill, siste versjon av Android; 2.3 Gingerbread, god nettleser, Playstation Suite
Cons: Elendig skjerm, høy pris, billige materialer, ingen PSN-integrasjon, ingen mini-HDMI, lyd, ingen HD-video, dårlig batteritid, få "stortitler"