|Review By: Latha Jayaprakash Review Date: 05 May 2011 |
Xperia Play is a member of the Sony Ericsson Xperia range which includes handsets like Xperia Pro, Xperia minipro etc. and is a 3 G phone with touch screen. This handset comes equipped with a real game controller style casing. The smart phone handset has am amazing quality sound and graphics by which you can have wa wonderful gaming experience. The Xperia Play mobile handset comes with clear 4 inch touch screen, a 5.1 mp camera along with video recording capabilities, Google Map with street view as well as Google Voice Search support, Wi-Fi connectivity and many more. The XPERIA Play has the Android operating system which supports all the latest Google applications, so that you can enjoy the highly useable Sony Ericsson Timescape user interface on your Smart phone.
As the name Xperia Play suggests it is a gaming focused smart phone and has a striking looking casing in specially designed touch screen and slider form casing and a slide out Gaming Controller. he colours available in the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play are Black or white coloured casings with a high glossy finish. There is a 4" touch screen sporting 16million colour display and 854 x 480 pixels resolution there is a Qwerty keypad. The dimensions of the handset ar about 11.9cm by 6.2cm by 1.6cm and weighs about 175 grams.
The Sony Ericsson mobile Xperia Play handset gives you the ultimate in mobile gaming as the mobile has slide out game controls and a beautiful clear touch screen display. You can use the preloaded or the games which are available through downloads. The controls are arranged as it is in the Gaming console handset and so easy for you to use. As the Experia supports multiplayer gaming your friends can also join you.
There is a built in Camera with 5.1 mp which helps you shoot still as well as video footage and the feature comes with an assortment of settings, features and options providing you with the flexibility to capture your photos or videos in the perfect format as well as with the desired effect.
Communication and messaging with friends is made easy with integrated social network capabilities like Twitter and face book. This also supports video chat as well as Google Talk providing you with easy communication options. The messaging services include text, multimedia and instant messaging plus email with Google Mail support.
There is a feature that supports navigation feature in Google Maps allowing you to view the street views and 3D maps on the screen plus a voice search enabling you to say the next location rather than typing it.
This is a 3G HSDPA and HSUPA capable Smartphone and works over quad band GSM networks as well as 3G HSDPA 900 & 2100 networks. Xperia Plays Wi-Fi® technology provides easy access to nearby hotspot or wireless LANs allowing you to gain simple access to the Web.
If the battery is a fully charged one, it will provide about 8.4 hours of talk time over a GSM network or over a 3G network about 6.4 hours of talk time. You can also connect The XPERIA Play to other compatible devices using Bluetooth connectivity or micro USB connectivity plus high speed transfer rates due to EDGE and GPRS support.
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Good: play and do business at the same time through net
Bad: yet to see what is bad