Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY 4G

Announced:
Sep 08, 2011
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Sep 18, 2011

PhoneArena Rating:

8.0
Read Full Review

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY 4G

Announced: Sep 08, 2011
Market status: Released
Release date: Sep 18, 2011

PhoneArena Rating:

8.0
Read Full Review
  • 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)
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

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 oz (171 g)

Features:

Dedicated game buttons

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:

up to 32 GB

OS:

Android (2.3.3)

Battery

Capacity:

1500 mAh

Talk time:

8.41 hours
the average is 22 h (1291 min)

Stand-by time:

17.7 days (425 hours)
the average is 21 days (503 h)

Talk time (3G):

6.41 hours
the average is 23 h (1386 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

17.2 days (413 hours)
the average is 28 days (669 h)

Music playback:

30.58 hours

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

850, 1900 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSPA, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

2.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

A-GPS

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Notifications:

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

Hearing aid compatibility:

M3, T3

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 11, 2011

FCC ID value:

PY7A3880087 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.60 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

1.44 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.63 inches)
  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (245 ppi)

Description

This is AT&T's version of the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY which 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.

Do you ...?

Despite our efforts to provide full and correct Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY 4G specifications, there is always a possibility of admitting a mistake. If you see any wrong or incomplete data, please

LET US KNOW.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.