Sony Ericsson's PlayStation Phone may get announced in December

Sony Ericsson's PlayStation Phone may get announced in December
French tech media have received an invitation from Sony Ericsson (in French, of course) inviting them to a press event on December 9th at 8PM at which time Sony Ericsson will present "the most anticipated presentation of the last ten years". Considering that the bottom of the invitation features symbols from a PlayStation controller along with a phone icon, it would seem that the odds are that the announcement has to do with the introduction of the Sony Ericsson PlayStation Phone.

Recently, we reported that the Joint Venture's CEO, Bert Nordberg, had hinted that the device would first surface at the MWC show this February in Barcelona. But this invitation could mean that we get to see this much anticipated model meet the public much earlier than expected.

We have seen pictures of what appears to be a prototype of the device and the word is that instead of waiting for a dual-core processor, which would have pushed back a launch, the joint venture has decided to go with the same second-genearation 1GHz Snapdragon chip (MSM8655) seen on the T-Mobile myTouch 4G and HTC Desire HD. And while there remains a thin possibility that the Sony Ericsson PlayStation Phone could launch with Android 2.3 aboard, the Google Nexus S is expected to have the honor of being first to market with the OS which would mean that Sony Ericssons unit should rollout with Android 2.2 aboard.

For hard core gamers, the Sony Ericsson PlayStation Phone is like a dream come true and an announcement on December 9th leaves a bit more than 2 weeks to leave enough hints and clues promoting the idea that this is what you want under the tree this Xmas.

source: (translated)

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1. Rawrzellers

Posts: 224; Member since: Aug 22, 2010

I promise Sony that this will not be a good idea. It's essentially a PSPgo which everyone hates already but with a phone feature.

2. ztedac

Posts: 69; Member since: May 17, 2010

i don't even want to imagine what the battery life will be like >.> i prefer they put back the physical keyboard instead eh

3. cc16177

Posts: 312; Member since: May 09, 2010

terrible idea

4. Hi unregistered

can't wait to look at the phone, great idea!!! unlike all you haters who keep on dissin! don't have anything useful to contribute, don't comment!

5. mr.bogus unregistered

batterylife!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!. i hope they resolved that issue!!!!!!

6. unregistered

u people and ur negative comments just keep on sayin things but once this is released it will sell millions and lets see how negative ur comments can be then

7. mamasan unregistered

let say if the playstation phone is teribble & the sale fail miserably, so be it. just hope then sony can learn from that failure & comeback with an awesome 2nd gen playstation phone.

8. afan unregistered

This is not a PSP, is it not? so it mostly can not play regular PSP games. And my point is WHY do i want this.?.If i m a "Hardcore Gamer". I am not hating or bashing. I am a fan of SE. I do like to see what the final piece going to be like. Is just, Is just that the design LOOK Fail to me. Maybe the PSPgo just so much fail and they both looks similar.

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