While we enjoy saying the ‘Sony Android Playstation phone’, the official name is the Xperia Play and is a lot shorter to say. Taking that into account, the Xperia Play is probably the worst kept secret in Android history so far with the amount of leaks, videos, hands-on and so on which is impressive considering the phone doesn’t exist.
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So there is a big juicy rumor going around right now regarding the Xperia Play and that it will be carried by Orange in the UK. In case you’ve been living under a rock the past 6 months, the Xperia Play is an Android gaming device by Sony/Sony Ericcson which will play Playstation games and comes with a slide out controller.
Here is the best way to get the week started, more Xperia Play gameplay video! In this video we see a user loading up the Playstation ROMs for Resident Evil 2 and Ridge Racer via ROM Buddy. While this most likely won’t be how actual Playstation games will be loaded into the phone for playing, it is a neat temporary solution.
What week wouldn’t be complete without some sort of new information regarding the Sony Android Playstation phone, the Zeus/Z1/Xperia Play depending on what you believe it’ll be called. This week it is showing up though holding hands with an Xperia X10 to give you an idea of the scale/size of this Android device.
Starting off the day fresh with news about the Playstation Android phone that will be coming our way soon. According to Pocket-lint’s source, Sony Ericsson will not be showing the gaming device at CES 2011 but instead will be using the Mobile World Conference in February for the official launch with units being available in April.
Want some more Sony Android Playstation Phone news? How about another video as well? Great because you’re in luck! Engadget is reporting on a video that someone sent to them showing off some in-game graphic rendering and benchmarking. While the initial benchmarking scores aren’t all that impressive, neither the software or hardware is final, keep that in mind.
If you haven’t had enough information regarding Playstation and Android then here is some more and rather interesting news. The Gingerbread (Android 2.3) SDK has been released today and with that everyone is tearing it apart to see what is inside. One of the major focuses of Android 2.3 is gaming, so does it come as a surprise that Playstation button support was found inside?
Another video has surfaced regarding the Android Playstation phone and it is a lot better then the last one which was blurry and barely showed anything. This video shows the phone in all the glory it should be shown in and does include the slide out gaming controls in the video. Dubbed the Zues Z1, it has Sony Ericsson branding on the back.
Looks like someone was testing out the upcoming Android Playstation phone a little too publicly and someone managed to film it for a bit while the person with the phone played with it for a bit. However, we don’t get to see much of it aside from the screen which half the time is blurred by the camera guy not sitting still.
ahhh… The Android Playstation phone. This device has already become a legend and it hasn’t even been released yet. Getting details on this device has also been a royal pain but as time passes it seems more come to the surface of the rumor pool. Today the Wall Street Journal is the source of new information regarding the possible Android Playstation phone.