Sony announces PlayStation phone – but it has some stiff competition
The Sony PlayStation-branded Xperia phone has finally been officially revealed. But, hark, what’s this from LG?
By Keith Stuart
Sony Ericsson chose an ad break in last night’s US Super Bowl final, to officially announce its PlayStation-branded Xperia smartphone. Named the Xperia Play, the handset is based on the Google Android 2.3 ‘Gingerbread’ OS. It will be the first mobile device to comply with the PlayStation Suite certification, a programme set up by Sony to mark out handsets capable of running its forthcoming conversions of classic PlayStation games.
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