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Sony Ericsson Xperia Play 8GB

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Quick Spec
Talk Time (max) 8.5 Hrs
Stand by (max) 425 Hrs
Weight 175g
Size (mm) 119 x 62 x 16 mm
Frequency GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / HSDPA 900 / 2100
Bluetooth Yes
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Sim Free Sony Ericsson Xperia Play 8Gb, Sim Free from £169.99 Sony Ericsson Xperia Play 8GB - Sim Free
O2 Upgade Sony Ericsson Xperia Play 8GB O2 Upgrade from £69.99 Sony Ericsson Xperia Play 8GB - O2 Upgrade
Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY Android smartphone

Need a super-efficient, full-featured smartphone? And what if it also had real game controls? You've got it. The Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY. A PlayStation certified Android smartphone that lets you immerse yourself in the games you want.

Android mobile
  • Instant access to Google Mobile Services
  • Console-like gaming with stereo sound and dedicated gaming keys
  • Excellent email and browsing experience on the latest Android platform
The latest Google apps on your Android mobile

Never get lost again. Explore cities and sights with 3D maps. Use Google Voice Search to call, text and more. With your Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY Android mobile, there's no need to type. Just speak. Want more? Get the apps you need from Android Market.

So, is this the PlayStation phone?

Once a fantasy. Now a reality. The first PlayStation certified Android smartphone gives you incredible graphics, great sound and real game controller. This phone is not actually named "the PlayStation phone" though - we at Sony Ericsson call it Xperia PLAY.

Android 2.3 smartphone

Xperia PLAY - geared up for immersive gaming
What's your thrill? Slide out the controls of your Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY and get behind the wheel of a race car. Or jump into a street fight. Challenge your friends: it supports multi-player gaming. In addition to the pre-loaded games, you'll find an ever-growing selection of additional titles available for download. :

About the Xperia PLAY

Real game controller
Feel the action with real console controls - dedicated gaming keys, shoulder buttons and an analogue touch joystick. And to make the gaming experience complete,PLAY provides superb stereo sound and support for multi-player gaming.

PlayStation certified

The Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY is the first PlayStation certified Android smartphone. It's built on the gaming expertise of Sony Computer Entertainment.

Powered by Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)

Multi-tasking. Wi-Fi. A refreshed user interface and keyboard improvements. Your Xperia PLAY is powered by Android (Gingerbread), the fastest Android version to date.

More than 100,000 apps for download

Sports, anyone? Or ready to get down to business? Get the latest Google apps from Android Market.

Straight to YouTube

Think that funny moment you just caught on video deserves a wider audience? Upload it to YouTube for all to see, straight from your phone. Or just view clips whenever you feel like it.

Search the web the easy way

A cheap hotel for your weekend break? Game reviews? Find what you want on the web with Google Voice Search. You can also use your voice to navigate, send a text message and more.

Incredible graphics

Crisp colours and silky-smooth 3D gaming graphics: the 4" capacitive multi-touch screen is powered by a Snapdragon graphic processor.

Use your headphones

Got a favourite pair of headphones? Connect them to your Xperia PLAY through the 3.5 mm audio jack.

Integrated camera

Built-in digital camera with screen viewfinder, dedicated menus and direct interaction with in-phone imaging and messaging features.

Front-facing camera

Your Xperia PLAY has a front-facing VGA quality camera. Perfect for self-portrait pictures.

Keep in touch with Google services

Use Gmail to get your email wherever you are and even sync multiple email accounts. In a hurry? Send an instant message through Google Talk

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Specification

  • GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • HSDPA 900 / 2100
  • Display 4.2" LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours
  • Touch sensitive gaming controls
  • PSP like gaming buttons
  • Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate
  • Proximity sensor for auto turn-off
  • Stereo speakers
  • 3.5mm jack plug
  • 315 MB, 380 MB RAM user-available
  • microSD upto 32Gb
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • 3G
  • Wifi
  • Bluetooth
  • microUSB
  • 5 MP camera , 2592х1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
  • Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • A-GPS
  • Digital compass
  • MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player
  • MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV player
  • Google Search, Maps, Gmail
  • YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk
  • Facebook and Twitter integration