Sony Ericsson 'PlayStation phone' is a reality

Sony Ericsson's XPERIA Play Android phone to be released at MWC on February 13

The Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play will be officially unveiled on 13 February in Barcelona

The Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play will be officially unveiled on 13 February in Barcelona

After months of leaks, photos and rumours doing the rounds, Sony Ericsson has finally confirmed it will launch its XPERIA Play Android smartphone — dubbed the 'PlayStation phone' — on February 13 in Barcelona.

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Officially confirmed via a commercial at the NFL's Super Bowl, the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play features a 4in multitouch display, a touch sensitive joystick, a D-pad and four of PlayStation's famous control buttons; triangle, square, circle and X.

The Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play will be powered by a 1GHz processor, 512MB of RAM and will run the latest 2.3 Gingerbread version of Google's Android platform. Gingerbread offers a revamped keyboard, better copy and paste, improved power management, and a slicker user interface as improvements over previous versions of Android.

Are you interested in a dedicated gaming smartphone like the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play? Let us know in the comments below!

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