Tag Archives: XPERIA Play

Sony Ericsson confirms that all 2011 Xperia devices will be updated to Ice Cream Sandwich

For those of you out there who purchased a Sony Ericsson-branded Xperia device, you’ve probably been wondering whether or not you’d be officially updating to Android 4.0 anytime in the future. While Sony Ericsson has said in the past that these same devices would continue to see upgrades in some fashion or another, the exact details have been a bit shady…. Read more

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play now going for $100

Sony Ericsson’s PlayStation phone, the Xperia Play, isn’t getting a lot of love out in the real world. One of the most hyped and anticipated leakers in 2010, perhaps the gadget’s lackluster launch reception in May was the result of pre-release overexposure–that, or a bit of there’s-no-way-this-thing-can-live-up-to-its-considerable-hype syndrome…. Read more

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play review

Introduction: Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play is the world’s firs PlayStation certified device. While it may not be a frontrunner in the spec department in the current market, the PlayStation controls–D-pad, touch sensitive joysticks, four standard PS buttons, and shoulder buttons–make for a different and superior gaming experience on a mobile phone…. Read more

Poll: Tell us how you feel about the Xperia Play

In response to my unboxing of Sony Ericsson’s first PlayStation certified device, the Xperia Play, I received a number of messages that basically amounted to collective disapproval of the phone. Not everyone had something negative to say about the gadget; a lot of you own one and love it. But I did get more critical feedback than supportive. Perhaps the… Read more

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play unboxing

Sony Ericsson hasn’t been known for crashing into the Android scene with groundbreaking specs or the latest and greatest in Android features. But the Xperia Play does run Android 2.3.3, Gingerbread, and is the very first PlayStation certified phone. The 1GHz Scorpion Snapdragon processor–along with the Adreno 205 GPU–ensures a capable gadget, but the… Read more

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play now available

After months of hype, speculation and anticipation, Sony Ericssons PlayStation phone, the Xperia Play, is now available from Verizon Wireless for $199 on a new two-year contract. The gadget runs Android 2.3, a.k.a., Gingerbread, and features a 4-inch display, 5MP primary camera, front-facing secondary camera, 512MB RAM, 1GHz CPU and Adreno 205… Read more

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play available on Verizon May 26

The story of the Xperia Play is quite a long one. The very first leaks on the device go as far back as August of 2010, when Engadget first got word of the Sony branded Zeus phone, and put out a surprisingly accurate render of what they thought the device may look like. From then until now, the Play has been steadily leaked and showcased in every way… Read more

PSX4Droid 3.0 free for download

Rumored to be due to the release of the Xperia Play, the first PlayStation certified phone, Google has pulled the popular PSX4Droid emulator from the Market, with no intention to allow it back in. However the developer, ZodTTD, wants to make sure the app is still available. Alternative markets and different distribution methods are being looked at, but… Read more