Launching over the next two weeks across many European and Global markets is the Xperia PLAY from Sony Ericsson. Xperia PLAY is an Android powered smartphone and the first PlayStation Certified device. It is optimised for a gaming experience and featuring dedicated gaming controls, L/R shoulder buttons and the familiar PlayStation symbol action buttons.
Multiple sources have confirmed that the PlayStation Phone release is imminent, though they failed to agree on an exact release date or time frame. The so-called “Playstation Phone” will be shown at next month’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, alongside a new portable game player, the report says.
Talks about the rumored PlayStation Phone and Nintendo’s new 3DS console are dominating the news recently. This week, more details has come into light on the supposed ‘Xperia Play’ phone from Sony Ericsson. Chinese website IT168 states that the device will be powered by a Qualcomm Adreno 205 GPU, along with what’s likely to be a 1GHz Snapdragon QSD8255 CPU.
If you are looking to get hold of a new PlayStation Handheld, you can expect the PlayStation Phone to be announced in February next year. Rumors suggest the phone will be announced in February, followed by a launch in April. In the meantime Sony has trademarked several names in relation to “mobile phones and accessories for mobile phones.”