Playstation Phone (Xperia Play), PSP2 Unveiled – rumors confirmed

Months of rumor are finally confirmed when at “Playstation Meeting” Kazuo Hirai unveiled PSP2 ; whilst simultaneously, Sony Playstation - engadget got its hands on the “Playstation Phone” or shall I say “Xperia Play” . In a pre-review, engadget commented on its durability, playstation pad style buttons, and capability of running games. However they still were not able to verify the processor inside it & were unsure how games will be developed & delivered on the phone. They tested emulated playstation games on it which ran fairly smoothly.

The expected specs are -

  • PlayStation style controller
  • 4-inch 854 x 480 LCD touchscreen
  • 512MB RAM
  • Up to 1GHz processor
  • 5 Megapixel camera
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity
  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system

Playstation Phone - Xperia Play

Playstation Phone - Xperia Play

PSP2 has been dubbed as Next Generation portable & is the world’s first 3G hand held gaming device. Dubbed as “Next Generation Portable” ,the new PSP2 promises image & animation quality at par with Sony Playstation 3. The expected specs are -

  • Wi-fi and 3G connectivity
  • Five-inch long OLED touch panel
  • Rear panel touch pad
  • Motion sensor
  • Front and rear cameras
  • Dual analogue sticks
  • Oval design
  • 182.0 x 18.5 x 83.5mm

Playstation 2 - next generation portable

Playstation 2 - next generation portable

Hmm..guess a lot of competition will be there in the handheld market with Nintendo arriving with 3DS..

You might also like to play Playstation & Playstation 2 games on PC, read the following articles -

  1. How to Play playstation 1 games on PC
  2. How to Play Playstation 2 games on PC



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