Sony Ericsson Xperia Play to launch on Verizon?

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    Sony Ericsson Xperia Play to launch on Verizon?




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    Sony Ericsson will be introducing the Xperia Play on February 13th. That, of course, is the day before the start of the MWC in Barcelona. From the beginning when the device was a mere concept, to today's pictures showing a side sliding game controller, video game players have been over eager to get this device in their hands. Wirefly says that it is coming to Verizon...



    Xperia Play is no slouch when it comes to specs:

    • Android 2.3 Gingerbread installed right out of the box.
    • 4 inch LCD display weighs in with resolution at 480 x 854,
    • Front-facing camera. Of course,
    • Side-sliding game controller that has game players excited.


    source:Phone Arena via: Wirefly

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    I want to see the Arc come over too.
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    I tried earlier and it said VZW, but I just tried again and there is nothing on the site about the Xperia. Methinks that wasn't supposed to happen :D
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    I really really doubt it.

    The Verizon rumors started because of the Wirefly MISTAKE, yes mistake ... not leak.

    The XPERIA Play is probably going to be a GSM phone for ATT, TMobile, or both.

    I don't think I've seen ANY Sony Ericsson phone on Verizon, and I think Verizon might not care much now that they got the iPhone.

    Personally, I'm getting the XPeria Play. Been waiting for a phone with a slide out gaming pad for years!

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    AWESOME! but idk if i can do a sliver that doesnt have a keyboard, unless COD gets on this. But im an xboxer idk if i can conver!!!

    Man why cant we get the arc?
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    I have a feeling this phone will do really well, with all the highschool and college/20-something gamers, or it will flop.
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    Sony already announced at MWC that it will be indeed on Verizon dancedroid
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    Yup! Its official! I am soooo glad I was wrong! Dancedroid indeed!



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    also i remember at CES when Verizon was talking about LTE, sony ericson was announced as a parter in LTE development and deployment.
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    It's awesome that it's coming to Verizon. Even though Ericsson has pretty much been primarily GSM, I'm sure they realized it would sell better on Verizon.
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    Are any other Sony models coming to Verizon?
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    I believe they suggested that at the presentation, yes, although nothing was confirmed (as usual).
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    Some other really interesting things to pop up from that chat....Said the partnership with Erickson gives them an edge in the LTE technology. Also mentioned that with the link to Sony that they can deliver a lot on the entertainment/media front with movies, music, etc..

    I still say, longer term, content remains king. Sony could be a major player here.

    On the downside, don't get too excited about Sony phones for all you rooters out there - just look at what's going on with the PS3.
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    Anybody know if this is a 4g phone?