Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY 4G User Reviews
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Multimedia10/10Internet8/10Call quality9.5/10Battery7.5/10Reception9.5/10Display9.5/10Build quality10/10Text input9/10Everyday usage9.5/10UI speed8.5/10Camera8.5/10
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posted on 11 May 2012, 14:50 (Posts: 9; Member since: 11 May 2012)
Bought this phone on sale.
Septembersrain has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
I got this phone for $105 from a closing Sony Store. It's been more than worth the money I've spent. It replaced an Atrix. Even having slightly lower specs this phone has been faster, smoother and the UI is more functional.
It's great because it can play Playstation games. =]Build quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 9/10Internet 9/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 10/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 9/10Display 9/10Battery 8/10
- Multimedia friendly
- Beautiful UI
- Seamless functionality
- Game controls
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posted on 04 Jan 2012, 18:55 (Posts: 3417; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)
Any Gamer's Dream Phone.....
snowgator has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
As I write this, the Play is a year old device. But while shopping for Phones for other family members, My Son just drooled all over it, so we got it for him free on contract for Christmas. I am very surprised how good of a phone it really is. The reception and call quality is just amazingly good. I would almost recommend it for anyone who makes a lot of calls. It truly is that good. This is a solid built device, and seems really high quality. The screen also is very nice for as old of a device as it is.
Of course, the main point is the physical keypad for gaming. There is a very familiar layout for anyone with PlayStation experience. It comes preloaded with 8 games, but really they are just icons. You need a WiFi connection to download these and the other games that are specific to this device. There is a good selection of games for the Play. Of course, all Android options are open to you. You HAVE to have a memory card though. There isn't enough internal memory to do anything with. I am not super impressed with the internet experience or Sony's UI. Neither is horrid, but neither is great.Build quality 10/10Reception 9/10Call quality 10/10Internet 7/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 7/10UI speed 7/10Everyday usage 9/10Text input 9/10Display 10/10Battery 7/10
- Great gaming phone
- Outstanding call quality.
- Fantastic build quality.
- Good touchscreen keyboard.
- Good selection of games just for the Play.
- Unpolished UI
- Fair Internet.
- Lower than expected battery life.
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