Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY

Announced:
Feb 13, 2011
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Apr 1, 2011

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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Display

Display size:

4.0 inches

Resolution:

480 x 854 pixels

Pixel density:

245 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

59.72 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps), 800 x 480 pixels 30 fps

Features:

Video light, Video calling

Front:

Yes

Design

Dimensions:

4.69 x 2.44 x 0.63 inches (119 x 62 x 16 mm)

Weight:

6.17 oz (175 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Features:

Dedicated game buttons

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Features:

Album art cover, Music recognition

Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8255

Processor:

Single core, 1000 MHz, Scorpion

GPU:

Adreno 205

RAM:

0.5 GB

ROM:

512 MB

Internal storage:

0.4 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

OS:

Android (2.3.3, 2.3)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 2100 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Battery

Capacity:

1500 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

8.41 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time:

17.7 days (425 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Talk time (3G):

6.41 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

17.2 days (413 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Music playback:

30.58 hours

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 01, 2011

FCC ID value:

PY7A3880088 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.32 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

1.40 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

This device is also known as Sony Ericsson Zeus, Sony Ericsson PlayStation phone, Sony Ericsson R800i

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.63 inches)
  • Too little RAM

Description

The Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY is the first PlayStation Certified device and the first specialized Android gaming phone to hit the market. It features a slide-out gamepad, 4" LCD screen and a second generation 1GHz Snapdragon chipset. There is a dedicated section on Android Market for it, which will list titles written specifically for the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, or ported over from other mobile devices.

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