Verizon Wireless said today that the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY PlayStation Android phone will come out this month. The Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY will sell for $199.99 with a 2-year contract. Pre-order starts on May 19 and the phone will be in stores on May 26. Here is more on this upcoming Sony Ericsson PlayStation phone:
Powered by Android 2.3, Gingerbread, the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY will come pre-loaded with seven game titles, including Madden NFL 11 (EA Sports), Bruce Lee Dragon Warrior (Digital Legends), Asphalt 6: Adrenaline (Gameloft), The Sims 3 (EA), Star Battalion (Gameloft), Crash Bandicoot (Sony PlayStation) and Tetris. Customers can expand their video game library with more than 50 game titles available at launch for download via V CAST Apps. Customers easily become gamers with the slide out game pad revealing a directional keypad, dual analog touch joystick, two shoulder buttons and the four iconic PlayStation? symbol keys: circle, X, square and triangle.
? 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon II processor with Adreno 205 GPU ? Adobe Flash Player ? 4-inch multi-touch display ? 5-megapixel rear-facing camera ? VGA front-facing camera for still shots and video chatting ? Support for Google Mobile Services including Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Search, Google Maps, and access to more than 200,000 apps available to download from Android Market ? Mobile hotspot capability? share 3G connection with up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices
Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY customers will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Nationwide Talk plan and a smartphone data package. Nationwide Talk plans begin at $39.99 for monthly access and an unlimited smartphone data plan is $29.99 for monthly access. For more info visit: www.verizonwireless.com