Tag Archives: XPERIA

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 partners with NXP to bring you NFC

As NFC continues to heat up in the mobile payement race, another major manufacturer has announced who they’ll be partnering with to bring near field communications to consumers everywhere. The manufacturer is Sony Ericsson, and the partner is NXP. According a press release put out by the two, SE will be using the NXP PN65 embedded NFC chip with… 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 in hands-on video

Engadget recently got their hands on a prototype of the PlayStation phone, Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play, and made a pretty thorough walk through video. Unfortunately, we still don’t get a look at the devices native gaming experience, or the game discovery/purchase portal, but at least this video demonstrates the music player, widgets, and UI overall. The… Read more

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc: in-depth hands-on

Say what you will about their effectuality regarding Android updates, Sony Ericsson knows how to make sexy phones. And unlike their Android debut, the Xperia X10, SE’s Arc is coming out of the gate with the latest version of Android–2.3. Of course that won’t matter if the gadget doesn’t hit shelves (presumably AT&T and Sony Style) until next winter,… Read more

Leak: successor to the Sony Ericsson X10 Mini Pro

If you were frustrated by the outdated specs and even more outdated software of Sony Ericsson’s first run of X10 phones at release, get a load of this: a Chinese Sony Ericsson forum has revealed photos of what is said to be a beefy little follow-up to the X10 Mini Pro. Take a gander at the evidence, which shows the diminutive speed demon towering over some… Read more

More PlayStation phone rumors, now XPERIA Play

We knew that Sony Ericsson’s PlayStation-based Android device would likely see a change in branding from the code name Zeus and agreed upon pre-release moniker, PlayStation Phone, and the new title is the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play, so says Pocket Lint. Their sources also confirm a Mobile World Congress launch in Barcelona this February, though the device… Read more

AT&T offers BOGO deal on Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10

It looks like Ma Bell is really pushing their aging X10s out the door this holiday season. But hey, a deal’s a deal, right? Sony Ericsson announced via Twitter today that the update challenged device will rock a buy one, get one bargain from now until January 1st. Slap those gadgets with two Business Experience Packs, and it could make a great gift for a… Read more

Sony Ericsson Blog: “Update on Updates”

Today, the Sony Ericsson Product Blog put up a post titled “Update on Updates.” Can you guess what it’s going to be about? A new time-frame for updates to the X10 family of course, which is now slated for the “end of October and onwards.” Judging from the comments on the post, people are not happy. Neither is SE, but does that really soften the blow? “We… Read more