Reviews and Problems with Sony Ericsson Xperia Play / R800
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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.
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
Conclusion: If you want the most gaming-friendly Android phone, this is it. But don’t cancel your PSP Go purchase just yet. The first “PlayStation-certified” phone is only a handheld gaming console in the same way a bicycle with an engine bolted onto it is a motorcycle – the difference is all in the details.
Summary: A very cool piece of technology for gaming and Internet. Less useful for texting and the call quality is poor, along with the price when you total it all up. Hopefully, this won’t turn into another iPhone that’s only available on Verizon for years and then on AT&T (which is far worse in my opinion)...
Sony Ericsson Xperia Play (Verizon Wireless) Review
1 June 2011
Excerpt: The idea--and long-expected hope--of combining a cell phone with a Sony PlayStation Portable has finally been realized with the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play. This Android 2.3 smartphone slides open to reveal PlayStation-like buttons, giving gamers more nuanced control than with a touchscreen alone.
Conclusion: The Xperia Play is an awesome phone! For gamers who also happen to love Android, it’s a dead giveaway. However, that’s not to say the Xperia Play is without faults. For starters, we found the display offered up sub-par viewing angles, though was made for with excellent color reproduction when the...
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...