Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play preview surfaces, specs confirmed

07 January, 2011

Lately we are learning most of the Sony Ericsson phones specs through leaks, rather than with the official announcement. The XPERIA Play makes no exception as it made yet another public appearance and this time we are even getting a pretty detailed preview of the handset. Not bad for a device that doesn't officially exist yet.

What you will be getting with the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play is a large 4" LCD screen of FWVGA resolution (854 x 480 pixels). Under the hood, there's a 1GHz Qualcomm CPU with the Adreno 205 GPU and 512 MB of RAM. A microSD card slot makes sure you will always have enough free space for those games and the 3.5mm audio jack lets you enjoy them without irritating those around you.

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play

The 5 megapixel snapper at the back is fully capable of recording 720p videos. There's also a microUSB port and a noise-cancelation second microphone available on the device. The ample 1500 mAh battery should be able to keep the Android 2.3 Gingerbread-runing XPERIA Play going for a while.

The author was pretty pleased with the phone, which managed to bring him several nice surprises. The Sony Ericsson customized menus were well blended into the general Android 2.3 interface and the preview expresses hope that the company will manage to bring it to the market quickly.

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play compared to PSP Go

We'll probably get a chance to see the XPERIA Play next month at the MWC at which point more information about its availability should be available.

Source (in Chinese)


Reader comments

  • xperia-play-77

Do not buy the phone agree wiv the above, such a shame

  • Anonymous

i bought the phone from at&t thinking it would be good. i was mistaken. -NO PSP games -NO ISOs -Android games only -RAM is crap, always freezes -Internal memory only allows for about 50-75 apps (depending on size) -all in all, unles...

  • Kelvin

i'am agree wat u say