Sony Ericsson Xperia Play to launch on Verizon?

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play to launch on Verizon?
As we reported, Sony Ericsson will be introducing the Xperia Play on February 13th. That, of course, is the day before the start of the MWC in Barcelona. From the beginning when the device was a mere concept, to today's pictures showing a side sliding game controller, video game players  have been over eager to get this device in their hands.

Because the phone has yet to be introduced, it is unknown which carrier will be launching the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, but Wirefly might have given away the answer to this mystery. In a comparison chart that shows the specs of the Apple iPhone 4 vs. the Xperia Play, it lists Verizon as being the carrier for the Sony Ericsson handset.

Verizon customers could have a tough choice to make. After all, the Xperia Play is no slouch when it comes to specs. The phone will come with Android 2.3 Gingerbread installed right out of the box. A 4 inch LCD display weighs in with resolution at 480 x 854, and there is a front-facing camera. Of course, you can't forget that slide-sliding game controller that has game players excited.

Is Wirefly's intelligence correct?  By Sunday evening, we should know. Sony Ericsson has had its troubles finding a carrier to subsidize its smartphones in the U.S., but because the Xperia Play is so unique, the joint-venture does have a good shot at getting a major U.S. carrier to sign on the dotted line.

For a complete look at the comparison chart, click on the source link.

Thanks, MOTOX!

source: Wirefly

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Xperia PLAY
  • Display 4.0" 480 x 854 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S2, Single core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 0.4 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1500 mAh(6.41h 3G talk time)



1. goko unregistered

hahaha booth screen is not lcd its led

2. osanilevich

Posts: 287; Member since: Sep 29, 2009

I'm pretty sure they're both LCD, I don't think there are any phones with LED screens. I hope ATT gets the xperia play as well, I don't think verizon needs so many smartphones

3. osanilevich

Posts: 287; Member since: Sep 29, 2009

Sony Ericsson never got any love from Verizon anyway, I hope they give ATT a high end, good quality phone in return for all the bad phones they got from them

4. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

i hope it not excursive and becomes available on 2 or 3 carriers but i guess I'm just dreaming

5. MOTOX unregistered

No problem, was just snooping around and though it probably won't happen, now that verizon has lte, could it be a start of something? either way if it lands on att ill buy it off contract as a "new psp" lol.

6. spinelessrabbit

Posts: 35; Member since: Dec 28, 2010

verizon gets it first booo

7. TURBOGSX95 unregistered

The Galaxy series all have LED displays.

10. Julian unregistered


12. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

xD that's LED technology smart one.

8. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

well this would be the first time i've ever seen an SE phone even rumored for Verizon. Verizon is going to have so many options it's crazy.

9. Foneguy unregistered

Source link has been updated, no carrier is listed now.

11. vvelez5

Posts: 623; Member since: Jan 29, 2011

I don't see it. Not that it wont happen but won't the Xperia Play be available all over the world? So why release it as a CDMA phone and not a GSM? Unless i'm an idiot which I probably am and haven't taken LTE into consideration.

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