Pros

  • Slide-out gamepad
  • Stock Android 2.3

Cons

  • No LTE support
  • Small internal memory

At A Glance

The Xperia Play is the phone for gamers, though it may not appeal to everyone else.

Manufacturer’s Description

Need a super efficient, full-featured smartphone with Facebook inside Xperia. And what if it also had real game controls? You got it. The Xperia PLAY. A PlayStation certified Android smartphone that lets you immerse yourself in the games you want.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number R800X
Processor
Processor type Qualcomm
Processor speed 1.0 MHz
Display
Display size 4.0 inches
Display type Multitouch
Resolution 854 by 480 pixels
Storage
Internal Memory 400.0 MB
Other storage Micro SD
Memory
Memory size 0.512 MB
Dimensions
Width 4.7 inches
Depth 2.4 inches
Height 2.4 inches
Weight 0.3875 pounds
Exposure Controls
Flash Built-in Flash
Image Processor
Megapixels 5.0
Storage Media
SD card Micro SD
Carrier
Cell Carrier Verizon
Supported Video Formats
MPEG4 Yes
Video Calling Yes
Supported Audio Formats
AAC AAC
WMA Yes
Included Software
Operating System Android
Sync
Sync Options Supported
  • USB
  • Wi-Fi
Form Factor
Form Factor Slide
Keyboard Software
Operating System
OS Version 2.3
Multitasking Support With native and third-party apps
Web Browser WebKit
Adobe Flash Support Full Flash
Camera
Front-Facing Camera 1.0
Location
GPS 1.0