Rogers Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY & Xperia arc Coming Soon

February 13, 2011 by
Rogers and Sony Ericsson have announced two new smartphones to be launched this spring, the Xperia™ PLAY, the world's first PlayStation Certified smartphone, and the super slim and light Xperia™ arc. Says says Raj Doshi, Vice President of Rogers Communications Inc. "Together with Sony Ericsson, and backed by the amazing power of Android, we believe the Xperia PLAY and Xperia arc are going to revolutionize mobile gaming and entertainment experiences for Canadians and we're excited our customers will have exclusive access to them." Both devices will run on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). Pricing will be announced at launch.

Sony Ericsson Xperia™ PLAY

Sony Ericsson Xperia™ PLAY Key Features
  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS
  • 4.0" FWVGA capacitive multi-touch screen
  • 5.0 MP camera with Geo-tagging and video record
  • World's first PlayStation Certified smartphone
  • Slide-out game pad complete with digital D pad, two analog touch pads, two shoulder buttons and the four PlayStation icons
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with 1Ghz CPU and embedded Adreno GPU graphics processor for 60fps play-back 3D mobile gaming and Web browsing

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Sony Ericsson Xperia™ arc

Sony Ericsson Xperia™ arc Key Features
  • Android 2.3 operating system
  • Slim (8.7mm at its thinnest part), lightweight and strong, with perfect ergonomics
  • Extra wide 4.2" multi-touch Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine to ensure ultimate multimedia and viewing experiences
  • Sony Exmor R™ for mobile (with the f/2.4 lens): for best-in-class low-light photography and video capture
  • 8.1 megapixel camera and HD video recording capability
  • Built in HDMI-connector for HD viewing on your home TV
  • Android Market™ - thousands of applications to keep you entertained

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