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Get the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY for only Php17,990

For those of you who are waiting for the real gaming phone, the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY, we just got word that SE will be releasing it on the 30th of September. The official launch will be this Wednesday but it will be made available to stores this Friday for Php19,990.

Now if you’re really after this phone, you can reserve for one from any Sony Ericsson concept stores and when you get it on the 30th, it will only cost you Php17,990. Afterwards it’s back to the regular Php19,990 price.

width="539"In a nutshell, the Xperia PLAY is a 1GHz phone phone running on Android Gingerbread 2.3.4. It has a 4-inch display and a slidedown PlayStation certified game controller. As for games, aside from your Android Market games, you will also have access to top-quality games from other publishers including PlayStation ones. The Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY will be locally released pre-loaded with six game titles, namely:  Bruce Lee, Crash Bandicoot, FIFA 2010, Madden NFL 11, Star Battalion, and The Sims 3.

Aside from the usual cables and stuff, the Xperia PLAY Kit comes fully loaded. It includes: Stereo portable handsfree, 8 GB microSD card, screen shield, car charger, and leather pouch. Oh it comes with a one-year warranty as well.

So who’s getting one? Check the Sony Ericsson Philippines Facebook page for more details.

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Specs:

  • 1GHz Scorpion processor, Adreno 205 GPU, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon
  • Android OS, v2.3.4 (Gingerbread)
  • 4-inch screen (480 x 854 pixels), 16 million colors
  • PlayStation certified game controller
  • 5 MP, 2592Ñ…1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
  • 720p Full HD video recording
  • VGA front camera
  • 400 MB internal storage, 512 MB RAM, 8GB microSD included
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Bluetooth 2.1
  • Li-Ion 1500 mAh battery
  • SRP: Php19,990
UPDATE: If you can’t beat the deadline for the discounted price, we found out that Tops Electronics is offering it for P17,800 for cash payments. Same package contents and one-year warranty. Click the poster below for details.
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  • mary

    Oh. So it’s Android v.2.3.4 😀

    The post says 2.4:
    “In a nutshell, the Xperia PLAY is a 1GHz phone phone running on Android Gingerbread 2.4. It has a 4-inch dis…”

    It’s also surprisingly cheap. I thought it was going for more than 20k from the initial reviews (though that was months ago).

    • thanks for the catch mary. yep for a 4-inch phone with a game controller. it is surprisingly cheap.

  • art

    wow! Nice specs!!!

  • Messie

    Boss Calvin, will you know if they will offer the same discount on credit card purchase?

    • i don’t know man but most likely. basta hindi installment.

  • Alvir

    wow! it’s cheaper than I thought. kala ko mga nasa 25k+ ang price nya. and medyo madami din selection ng games. tempting pero still waiting for xperia mini pro. 🙁

    • meron na yung mini pro ah. nasa 15k ata. check the SE stores.

      • Alvir

        Wow really? Yun 2011 release?

        • jm

          yes meron na 14k for intallment tapos 13080 for cash price sobrang mura compare sa galaxy ace and htc wildfire s.

          • Alvir


  • jm

    sir confirm na ba na 2.3.4 yung os nya at 720p HD video recording sa philippines release ng play?

  • Annie

    where can you get games for this?

    • in the phone when you select your games, there’s also the button for you to download games from different publishers.