Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY Specifications and Features Overview

It is clear why this handset put the term “Play” on its name. The Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY offers more than basic communication functions with the presence of a PlayStation feature. It uses a slide Game Stick Control KeyPad, just like the PlayStation Portable had. The display features 4.0” LED-backlit LCD with capacitive touchscreen and has 480 x 854 pixels resolution The display also equipped with Touch sensitive gaming controls; Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate; Proximity sensor for auto turn-off; Multi-touch input method; and Timescape UI.

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This smartphone runs on Android OS v2.3.4 (Gingerbread) with the support of 1GHz Scorpion CPU, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon chipset, Adreno 205 Graphic Processing Unit, and 512 MB RAM. It supports microSD card up to 32GB, with 8GB included in the package. The connectivity features comprise of Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n; DLNA; Wi-Fi hotspot; Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP; and microUSB v2.0. 5 MP camera is attached on this device with Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, Image stabilization, and Video recording capability. Front facing camera also available for video calling.

You can also find other features in this Xperia PLAY, such as: preloaded games which support motion and gesture gaming (the Sim 3, FIFA 10 soccer game, Crash Bandicoot, Star Battalion, etc); Dedicated game store; GPS with A-GPS support; SNS integration; Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic; Digital compass; MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player; MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV player; Google apps (such as: Google Search, Maps, Gmail,, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk); Track ID; Document viewer/editor; Flash Lite support; Voice memo/dial/commands; Predictive text input; and more.

Dimensions: 119 x 62 x 16 mm
Weight: 175 g

Reset Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY to Restore Factory Default Settings

How to Reset Sony Ericsson Xperia Play?
Master/Hard Reset Sony Ericsson Xperia Play

You can reset your phone to its original settings with or without deleting all your personal data. Before you perform a reset, make sure to back up any important data saved on your phone. To reset Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY do the following instructions:

  • From your Home screen, tap image.
  • Find and tap Settings > Privacy.
  • Tap Factory data reset.
  • To erase not only internal storage but also other user data such as pictures and music, mark the Erase SD card checkbox.
  • Tap Reset phone.
  • To confirm, tap Erase everything.

WARNING! Be patient while resetting your phone. Restarting the phone during a reset procedures may damage the phone permanently.