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Best Price: Rs. 21,004

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Key Features

  • Android v2.3
  • Performance



  • Display


  • Camera



  • Battery


  • 400 MB + 32 GB Expandable
  • Available

What makes Sony Ericsson Xperia Play unique?

  • The fastest 4 Inch Sony Ericsson phone

Buy For

  • Fast processor
  • Nice Camera 

Beware Of

  • Low Internal memory 

A superb Android gaming phone

 
 
Sony Xperia Play flaunts a 4-inch TFT Capacitive Multi-Touch Display which exhibits a display resolution of 480 x 854 pixels along with a pixel density of 245 ppi. It runs on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system and gets powered with 1Ghz Single-Core Scorpion Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 processor coupled with 512MB of RAM along with Adreno 205 GPU.
 
The Xperia Play boasts a 5MP Rear camera with LED Flash with Autofocus, Digital Image Stabilization and Geo Tagging features along with a VGA Front Camera for video calling.
 
On the connectivity front, Sony Xperia Play includes 3G, GPS with A-GPS, Glonass, Bluetooth, WiFi, USB and DLNA as its features. It has been fueled with a 1500 mAh battery 

Verdict

Sony Xperia Play is one of the first gaming phones to arrive in the Indian market. The fast processor and GPU promise to deliver a great performance. However, Sony Xperia Sola and Xperia Play 4G may also be considered. 

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Specifications

General

Brand Sony Ericsson
Model Xperia Play
Operating System Android v2.3
SIM Slot(s) Single SIM, GSM
Box Contents Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card

Performance

Poor
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21 /100
Average in group
56 /100
Best in this group
96 /100
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Processor
1 GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon, Chipset: MSM8255
Poor
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1 GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon, Chipset: MSM8255
Average in group
Quad core, 1.2 GHz, Cortex A7, Chipset: MediaTek MT6589
Best in this group
Quad core, 2 GHz, ARM Cortex A57 + Quad core, 1.5 GHz Cortex A53, Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810
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Graphics
Adreno 205
RAM
380 MB
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380 MB
Average in group
1.5 GB
Best in this group
4 GB
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Storage

Poor
Internal Memory
400 MB
Poor
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400 MB
Average in group
16 GB
Best in this group
64 GB
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Expandable Memory
Up to 32 GB

Display

Below Average
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40 /100
Average in group
61 /100
Best in this group
85 /100
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Screen Size
4 inches
Screen Resolution
480 x 854 pixels
Pixel Density (sharpness)
245 ppi
Average
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245 ppi
Average in group
312 ppi
Best in this group
565 ppi
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Display Type LCD

Camera

Good
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57 /100
Average in group
72 /100
Best in this group
99 /100
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Main Camera
5 MP, Auto focus
Average
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5 MP
Average in group
12.1 MP
Best in this group
41 MP
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Flash
LED
Zoom
Digital Zoom
Camera Features Smile detection, White balance presets, Multi Shot, Digital image stabilization
Video Recording
Video streaming
Front Camera
0.3 MP
Poor
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0.3 MP
Average in group
2.1 MP
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13 MP
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Battery

Poor
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8 /100
Average in group
53 /100
Best in this group
97 /100
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Capacity
1500 mAH, Li-ion
TalkTime
Up to 8.41(2G) / Up to 6.41(3G)
Stand By Time
Up to 425(2G) /Up to 413(3G)

Connectivity

GPRS
EDGE
3G
HSPA
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth
v2.1, A2DP
GPS
with A-GPS
USB Connectivity
No
More Connectivity
DLNA,

Design

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Touch Screen
Capacitive Touchscreen
Weight
175 grams
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175 grams
Average in group
144.9 grams
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96 grams
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Dimensions
119 x 62 x 16 mm
Poor
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16 mm
Average in group
9 mm
Best in this group
5.1 mm
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Colours

Features

Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Compass, Light sensor

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96 Expert Reviews for Sony Ericsson Xperia Play

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  • Sony Ericsson Xperia Play review
    Vlad Savov
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    | engadget

    In terms of the hardware that makes the wheels go round, the Xperia Play relies on a 1GHz Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon chip, which comes with an Adreno 205 GPU. Neither is a slouch, but it\'s obvious that more could, and perhaps should, have been included in this bargain. Looking around at the spring / summertime smartphone landscape, a potential Play buyer will be confronted by Motorola\'s Atrix and Droid Bionic, LG\'s Optimus 2X and Optimus 3D, ...

  • Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY Android Smartphone Review
    Julie
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    31 May 2011 | the-gadgeteer

    Smartphones with slide out keyboards are not unusual. But the same can`t be said about a smartphone with a slide out gaming controller. The Sony Xperia PLAY (aka the Playstation Phone) from Sony Ericsson and Verizon Wireless is an Android powered......

    Pros: Controller makes this phone feel like a dedicated gaming device ; Nice camera ; Great sound quality

    Cons: Volume button placement not optimal ; Controller doesn`t work with all games ; Display could be brighter ; Notification LED oddly placed

    Verdict: With its 1GHz processor, this phone is as snappy as my Droid X as far as scrolling through apps, launching apps, etc. Battery life seems to be on par with other 1GHz phones Iu2019ve reviewed. That means you will want to charge it every night if you a...

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    ashutosh kumar gupta
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    03 Apr 2011
    Reviewed On: 91mobiles.com

    Best Features: speed is good

    Pros: very nice and attractive set

    Cons: price hight

    Overall: speed is very good , MORE function

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