Sony Ericsson Xperia Play specifications

As you probably already know by now the much anticipated PSP Phone aka the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play was officially unveiled a few days ago in Barcelona during Mobile World Congress. But what is inside the first PlayStation Certified handset? Just hit the break to check out the exhaustive list of features and hardware specifications of the device. You can then go and check out my hands on preview and video here.

Hardware

  • Size: 119 x 62 x 16 mm
  • Weight: 175 grams
  • Phone memory: up to 400 MB
  • Memory card support: microSD, up to 32 GB
  • Memory card included: 8GB microSD
  • Operating system: Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • Processor: 1 GHz Scorpion ARMv7 Qualcomm MSM8255 with Adreno 205 GPU

Talk time and networks Networks

  • Talk time GSM/GPRS: Up to 8 hrs 25 min*
  • Standby time GSM/GPRS: Up to 425 hrs*
  • Talk time UMTS: Up to 6 hrs 25 min*
  • Standby time UMTS: Up to 413 hrs*
  • Talk time CDMA2000®: Up to 7 hrs 40 min*
  • Standby time CDMA2000®: Up to 405 hrs*
  • Game play time: Up to 5 hrs 35 min*
  • MP3 playback: Up to 30 hrs 35 min*

Networks

  • UMTS HSPA 800, 850, 1900, 2100
  • GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900
  • UMTS HSPA 900, 2100
  • GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900
  • CDMA2000®, cdmaOne, EVDO

Colour

  • Black
  • White

Camera

  • 5.1 megapixel camera
  • Auto focus
  • Flash / Photo light
  • Geo tagging
  • Image stabiliser
  • Send to web
  • Touch focus
  • Video light
  • Video recording
  • Video blogging

Music

  • Album art
  • Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)
  • Google Music Player
  • Music tones (MP3/AAC)
  • PlayNow service*
  • Sony Ericsson Music player
  • Stereo speakers
  • TrackID music recognition application

Internet

  • Android Market*
  • Bookmarks
  • Google search*
  • Google Voice Search*
  • Pan & zoom
  • Web browser (Webkit)

Communication

  • Call list
  • Conference calls
  • Facebook application (from Android Market)
  • Google Talk*
  • Noise Shield
  • Polyphonic ringtones
  • Speakerphone
  • Sony Ericsson Timescape***
  • Twitter application (from Android Market)
  • Vibrating alert

Messaging

  • Android Cloud to Device messaging (C2DM)
  • Conversations
  • Email
  • Google Mail*
  • Instant messaging
  • Picture messaging (MMS)
  • Predictive text input
  • Sound recorder
  • Text messaging (SMS)

Design

  • Auto rotate
  • Keyboard (onscreen, 12 key)
  • Keyboard (onscreen, QWERTY)
  • Picture wallpaper
  • Touchscreen
  • Wallpaper animation

Entertainment

  • 3D games
  • Dedicated gaming keys
  • Flash Lite
  • Gesture gaming
  • Motion gaming
  • Video streaming
  • YouTube™

Organiser

  • Alarm clock
  • Calculator
  • Calendar
  • Document editors
  • Document readers
  • E-Manual
  • Flight mode
  • Google Calendar
  • Google Gallery 3D
  • Infinite button
  • Phone book
  • Set-up Wizard
  • Widget manager

Connectivity

  • 3.5 mm audio jack
  • aGPS
  • Bluetooth™ technology
  • DLNA Certified
  • Google Latitude™
  • Google Location Service
  • Google Maps with Street View
  • Media Transfer Protocol support
  • Micro USB Connector
  • Modem
  • Synchronisation via Facebook**
  • Synchronisation via Google Sync
  • Synchronisation via Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync®
  • Synchronisation via Sony Ericsson Sync
  • USB 2.0 high speed support
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality

* The service is not available in all markets.
** Requires Facebook application installed on the device.

Google services*

* These services may not be available in every market Android Market™ Client

  • Gmail
  • Google Calendar
  • Google Gallery 3D
  • Google Latitude
  • Google Maps with Street View
  • Google Media Uploader
  • Google Music Player
  • Google Phone-top Search
  • Google Search widget
  • Google Sync
  • Google Talk
  • Google Voice Search
  • Set-up Wizard
  • YouTube

Screen

  • 16,777,216 colour TFT
  • Capacitive multi-touch
  • 4 inches
  • 480 x 854 pixels (FWVGA)

In-Box:

  • Xperia PLAY
  • Battery
  • Stereo portable handsfree
  • 8GB microSD memory card
  • Charger
  • Micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer
  • User documentation