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The XPERIA Play will launch in Spain on 1 April, cost 649 euro

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The XPERIA Play will launch in Spain on 1 April, cost 649 euro - read the full textWe hope this is an early April Fool's joke - the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play will apparently be launching in Spain on 1 April, for the hefty 649 euro SIM-free price. It will come with 6 games preloaded but the price still seems pretty steep. Vodafone Spain will offer the white Sony Ericsson XPERIA...

 

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well i will wait for the price to drop but SERIOUSLY for a phone like this......atleast u can play playstation games on it (i hope)

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  • 2011-12-04 05:43
  • 49xp

W.T.F.??!! In that price, I can buy a Core i7 PC with 22 inch LCD Monitor, 4.1 channel speakrs, & all. Ridiculously high price for a phone...

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  • 2011-03-18 20:27
  • 2@eA

This is too pricy, but very catchy :)

If u get excited playing with this mobile, it may separate into two ahahhaha

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  • 2011-03-17 06:38
  • 9Lb9

insane price for a product of first version not happening

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  • 2011-03-16 21:13
  • QDZG

> In reply to Zabih Jan @ 2011-03-16 16:48 from 0FiT - click to readIm an x10 user and I cant believe I still dont have an upgrade on my phone while others have at least a 2.2 or 2.3. Wake up Sony!

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  • 2011-03-16 20:43
  • qWD@

> In reply to mbhasan @ 2011-03-16 11:37 from Rxf7 - click to readYeah, I believe u...But don't worry they'll soon repent...

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  • 2011-03-16 18:32
  • ftVi

we've had the SE rep in and in the UK it will be £40-£45 per month! its a stupid amount of money for a phone that is lower spec than the arc but at a higher price!

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  • 2011-03-16 17:42
  • M3s@

I'm waiting for that phone for so long , let's see who will win the gaming devices battle (iPhone 4 or I wish 5 soon vs XPERIA Play ) that will be a tough competition for both companies , they both have a long gaming history ( of course Sony has more history but iPhone is the standard for mobile gaming now ) finally some competition :))

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  • 2011-03-16 17:09
  • ftZ9

What the?! The NGP only costs $250 and waaaaay cooler than XPlay.
FAIL for being a April 1st.

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  • 2011-03-16 16:50
  • vj1k

this phone will bring every single play station product down. at this price, play station will loose all its market to Xbox and Wii if this phone fails.

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  • 2011-03-16 16:50
  • 0FiT

for 649, it would be better to buy a proper ps3 with 5 games and xbox Live or buy a Motorola Zoom or Blackberry Playbook or an Ipad2

a phone more than the price of a high class tablet. i dont think so SONY Ericsson. All us Xperia X10 users hate you and will never buy your products again specially at this price where this wont be upgraded to next version for sure.

Nexus S is 600 and gets the new firmware updates first and is well worth it.

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  • 2011-03-16 16:48
  • 0FiT

Lol, 1st April :)). This is gonna be the best joke ever. If not, best fail ever.

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  • 2011-03-16 16:44
  • j012

You can proberbly get a games console and a decent smartphone for cheaper than this. What is happening with pricing for these phones? Same with tablets

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  • 2011-03-16 16:06
  • 0Bq5

yes very expensive but when i compare this phone vs nokia e7 this is the better one with same price!

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  • 2011-03-16 13:48
  • pTiD

Its price is very low. It should be around 5000 usd. Nice phone. :p. I wll buy it only when it wll be around 5000 usd

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  • 2011-03-16 13:27
  • jFFI

same mistake by se. over pricing for the medicore phone, 400$ will sell like a hot cake, better you die se.

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  • 2011-03-16 13:04
  • 2T9g

well, if the google nexus S can be 600 euros, then why not this one cost 649, at least its SE (name for quality). Have u ever used Xperia and see the oportunities of it!? i bet when u feel that u'll probably buy for even more :)

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  • 2011-03-16 12:35
  • 0UTQ

this is the best mobile in the world mainly for gamers
and i like to much
but it is not for common peoples
sony is the best company in universe

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  • 2011-03-16 12:29
  • vGys

insane pricing policy...

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  • 2011-03-16 11:37
  • Rxf7

> In reply to AMH @ 2011-03-16 08:55 from mE}a - click to readGoogle CEO Eric Schmidt said at MWC that the second version will begin with the letter "i" and that it will be named after a dessert.
SO IT MUST BE: ICE-CREAM

SOURCE: http://www.gsmarena.com/next_a...ews-2336.php

Both your links are dated 7th FEb (before MWC) whereas this ^^ one is 16th FEB i.e. after the MWC 2011.


Froyo and Gingerbread supports dual core: http://www.anandtech.com/show/...smartphone/7

As the above source says 2.2 and 2.3 DOES support dual core and 2.4 will bring a tighter focus on multitasking.

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  • 2011-03-16 11:29
  • vGFh

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