Sony to create a smartphone with PSP Go-like features?

The rumored device will have its own section of the Android Market

An Engadget mock-up of what the phone could look like.

An Engadget mock-up of what the phone could look like.

The company's PSP Go hardware iteration may not have won many fans over, but Sony's Ericsson division is reportedly creating a cell phone that will utilize many of the platform's strengths to create a new mobile gaming device that the upcoming iteration of the Android engine.

Engadget has filed a report from a "trusted source" stating that Sony Ericsson will be creating a mobile device that incorporates the next generation of Android software and hardware aspects from Sony's PlayStation Portable. The device, which will carry PlayStation branding, will include the current PSP's directional pad and buttons in the same "slide-out" method of the PSP Go, but will replace the analog thumbstick with a "long touch pad." The screen will be roughly the same size as the PSP Go's 3.8 inch display

The rumored device will have its own section of the Android Market dedicated to selling games. A handful of IPs made famous on PlayStation platforms are being demoed with the device, including God of War, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, and LittleBigPlanet.

GamePro will be keeping its ear to the ground for further developments on the device and will keep you updated if additional details come to light. In the meantime, check out Engadget's report in the source link below.

SOURCE: Exclusive: Sony Ericsson to introduce Android 3.0 gaming platform and PSP Go-like smartphone [Engadget]

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