Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY CDMA

Announced:
Feb 13, 2011
Market status:
Released
Release date:
May 26, 2011

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY CDMA

Announced: Feb 13, 2011
Market status: Released
Release date: May 26, 2011

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
Read Full Review
  • Display 4.0" 480 x 854 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S2, Single core, 1000 MHz
  • Battery 1500 mAh
  • 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:

800 x 480 pixels 30 fps

Features:

Video light, Video calling

Front:

0.3 megapixels VGA

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)

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8655

Processor:

Single core, 1000 MHz, Scorpion

GPU:

Adreno 205

RAM:

0.5 GB

ROM:

512 MB

Maximum User Storage:

0.4 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 32 GB

OS:

Android (2.3.4, 2.3)

Battery

Capacity:

1500 mAh

Talk time:

7.66 hours
the average is 22 h (1291 min)

Stand-by time:

16.9 days (405 hours)
the average is 21 days (503 h)

Music playback:

30.58 hours

Cellular

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR

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:

M4, T4

Other features:

Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 01, 2011

FCC ID value:

PY7A6880004 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.76 W/kg

Body:

1.21 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 450

This device is also known as Sony Ericsson R800x

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 the CDMA version of 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.

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