Sony Ericsson announced the PlayStation certified Xperia Play at 2011 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. This new gaming mobile has a 4-inch capacitive multi-touch display with 480x854 pixel resolution. This new phone offers a slide-out gaming pad for maximum gaming experience. The gaming pad gives navigation and control keys.
The new Xperia Play runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating sytem powered with 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. The rear camera has 5.1 megapixel resolution and the front-facing VGA camera supports video calling. Xperia Play supports latest 3D games and motion gaming.
Other features on the phone include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 400 MB internal memory that can be extended upto 32 GB using micro SD cards and Adreno 205 GPU acceleration.
Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Specifications & Features:
* 4.0-inch TFT touchscreen (854 x 480)
* Google Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS
* 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor
* Adreno 205 GPU
* Slide-out gaming pad
* 5.1-megapixel camera at rear
* VGA camera at front
* 400 MB internal memory
* Micro SD 32 GB support
* Motion gaming
* 3D Games
* Micro USB support
* 3.5 mm audio jack
* Facebook & Twitter apps
While comparing with other smartphones like Nokia E7, Samsung Galaxy S LCD I9003, Google Nexus S, the price of Sony Ericsson Xperia Play is little higher. But unlike the other smartphones, Xperia Play is an exclusive gaming phone made for the gaming geeks around the globe. The official release date and price of Xperia Play is not yet announced. It's expected that Sony Ericsson may soon herald the official announcement about the launch of Xperia Play.