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Posted at 9:11 AM ET, 02/14/2011

Xperia Play will be on Verizon, run Android 2.3

By Hayley Tsukayama

image001.pngSony announced some more details on the Xperia Play, known to most as the "Playstation phone," at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

The handset, which made its public debut during the Super Bowl, will be on the Verizon network
and run Android 2.3, a.k.a. Gingerbread.

Other specs released by Sony on Sunday include a four-inch 854×480 screen, WiFi hotspot functionality, a 5.1-megapixel camera, 400 MB of on-board memory and up to 32 GB of memory on a micro SD card. The handset also features a Qualcomm 1Ghz CPU and an embedded Adreno GPU graphics processor for smooth graphics and promises "long battery life."

As for the games, they will be available on the Android Marketplace. Titles include Sims 3, FIFA 10, Need for Speed, Guitar Hero, Assassins Creed and Splinter Cell.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | February 14, 2011; 9:11 AM ET
Categories:  Gadgets, Gaming, Mobile  
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