Sony Ericsson Xperia Play

price N/A | launch Apr, 2011

PhoneCurry Editor's Note

summarizing opinion across 4 expert reviews

What We Liked

  • Ergonomic design
  • Sturdy slider
  • Good gamepad with console like experience
  • Great stereo speakers
  • Slick, fast user interface
  • Good graphics performance
  • Nice gaming performance
  • Good set of preloaded games
  • Good camera for still photography
  • Good call clarity

What We Didn't

  • Slightly bulky
  • Poor, dim display
  • Spongy buttons
  • Poor video recording
  • Game catalog is still in nascent stage

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Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 2.3
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size4 inches
Screen Resolution480x854 pixels (~ 245 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • LCD
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
Processor/RAM
Processor1 GHz
RAM512 MB
Memory
Internal Memory400 MB
Expandable Memory SlotYes
Free (Included) Memory Card8 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity1500 mAh
Battery Standby425 hrs
Battery Talktime8.42 hrs
Dimensions
Weight175 gm
Thickness16 mm
Camera
Camera5.1 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes
Other Camera Features
  • Touch Focus
  • Image Stabilization
  • Video Light
Secondary Camera0.1 MP
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
CompassYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Noise FiltrationYes
Stereo SpeakersYes
More
  • Full console gaming controls
  • Gesture Gaming
  • Motion Gaming
  • 7 Preloaded Games
  • Access to thousands of downloadable Playstation & Android games
  • Music Recognition
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average brand rating
2.78/5
(Below Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for all phones launched by this brand in recent times
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Average
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys