Verizon Wireless will be launching the first PlayStation certified Smartphone to its subscribers. The Sony Ericsson Xperia Play was first announced earlier this year and will go up for pre-orders starting on May 19 for the price of $199.99 with a new two-year contract and is expected to hit store shelves on May 26. The PlayStation Certified Xperia Play comes with a 4-inch Multitouch display, a 5-megapixel camera on the back of the device and a VGA camera on the front for video calls. It packs the power of a 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon II processor with Adreno 205 GPU, Bluetooth, WiFi connectivity and a mobile hotspot function that enables the user to share a 3G connection with up to 5 devices.
It offers support for Adobe Flash Player, there is Google’s suite of services including Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Search, Google Maps and access to over 200,000 other apps from the Android Marketplace. It will only be available from Verizon Wireless for a limited which probably after will be available from other carriers. Sony Ericsson Xperia Play customers will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Nationwide Talk plan and a smartphone data package.
Source: Loopy Cellphones