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It’s official – No ICS for the Xperia Play

Yesterday the interwebs came alive with rumours that the Xperia Play wouldn’t be getting an update to ICS because it was sneakily left out of a press picture detailing Sony’s update plans. Today unfortunately the rumours have come true; Sony have come out and announced the Xperia Play …

Xperia Play less than £150 on O2

If you’ve got £150 lying around it is, as we always say, quite welcome here at coolsmartphone. If you’d rather spend it on one of those phone things then the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play is down to £149.99. The white and black. We had a good hands on …

Xperia PLAY up for just £179.99

In these austere times it’s always worth keeping an eye on sites like hotukdeals for the latest bargains. Argos is now selling the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY for a mere £179.99. The offer popped up over the weekend and appears to have quickly sold out, so here’s hoping …

Has the Xperia PLAY caught the “Kin” bug ?

The Xperia PLAY got launched during Mobile World Congress with a certain amount of fanfare. It has a great camera, 1GHz CPU and a good catalogue of games .. oh, and let’s not forget that slide-out gaming controller and the fact that it can also call people. We …

Sony Ericsson add more than 20 games to the Xperia PLAY

Remember the Samsung Galaxy S II review ? We took a good look at some rather excellent Gameloft games and were mightily impressed. Now Sony Ericsson are teaming up with Gameloft to launch Rainbow Six – Shadow Vanguard exclusively on the Xperia PLAY. 20 other games have been …

Xperia PLAY now on O2

Looking for the Xperia PLAY ? Want it in white ? Want to use O2 ? Well, I’ve got good news for you. O2 have the handset up for free on plans over £37 per month and for £299.99 up-front on the £16.50 per month plans. If you …

Xperia PLAY on O2 – Now arriving in June

O2 hit a few niggles with their Xperia PLAY and decided to iron out some bugs first. They’ve now announced that the phone will be arriving at the start of June. Although other networks are already selling this gaming handset, O2 seem to have found some bugs and …

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Review

This device has been highly anticipated for a while now, with the PSP being a great gaming device for on the move and Android being such a great OS for mobile devices it was pretty obvous that a Playstation Phone was going to come sooner than later and …

Xperia PLAY on O2 – Nearly there..

A few of you have asked about the Xperia PLAY on O2. The official line is that it’s still “Coming Soon” and you can register your interest on their mini-site. O2 are saying that the handset has been delayed due to testing and bugs. We’re not quite sure …

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY – Available on T-Mobile

The Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY is now available to buy on the T-Mobile UK website. It now sits alongside the Sony Ericsson Xperia arc which we reviewed recently and the Samsung Galaxy Ace we reviewed a week or two ago. T-Mobile also have the Motorola Atrix and LG …

Vodafone start selling Xperia PLAY – Immediately sells out

Vodafone have started selling the Xperia PLAY today too. The handset is available for free on plans costing £35 or more. It comes with 6 pre-loaded games – Crash Bandicoot, Fifa 10, Star Battalion, Tetris, Sims 3 andBruce Lee. We’ve already had a hands-on and there’s a great …

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY now available on Three

The Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY is now available for on Three with plans over £40 per month. You pay a £49 up-front cost to get the phone but after that there’s all-you-can-eat data courtesy of The One Plan, 5000 texts, 500 Three-to-Three minutes and 2,000 other minutes. We …

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY available with over 60 games

Sony Ericsson have announced that their new Xperia PLAY handset will have more than 60 games available in the first week. Need for Speed, The Sims and Assassins Creed will be available, as will Worms, Guns ‘n Glory, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell and many more. Owners will also …

Come on down and PLAY

Last month we were lucky enough to get some sweaty hands-on time with the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY. Now you can too, with a hands-on event kicking off this Thursday in London. Sony Ericsson will be hosting the event at 21-31 New Oxford Street and it’s completely free, …

Win some stuff!

Everyone likes free stuff, especially right now when everything is so ruddy expensive, so here’s a couple of competitions for you. Firstly Expansys have a competition to win an Xperia PLAY. It’s just a matter of doing some retweeting to be in with a chance of winning this …

Android handsets all over the O2 Coming Soon pages

The o2 Coming Soon pages are now awash with Android handsets. In addition to their exclusive white Xperia PLAY and the Xperia Arc they’ll also be selling the HTC Desire S in April. Before that you can now expect to see the Galaxy Ace and Galaxy Mini. Link …

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY – Up close

We’ve just come back from the Sony Ericsson stand. The Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY, neo, arc and pro are all getting the hands-on treatment so we wanted to see just what it could do. Initial reactions are very positive. Sony Ericsson have added a graphics processor which makes …

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY announced.

In the last couple of hours Sony Ericsson (finally) officially announced the Xperia play. Sony have just made this long rumoured device official, and dished out lots of information for our reading pleasure! Running: Android 2.3 1GHz Snapdragon CPu Qualcomm  Adreno 205 Graphics 4″ 854×480 LCD display Sony …

Orange to carry Sony Ericsson Xperia neo, Xperia PLAY and Xperia arc

Orange have just announced that they will have the exclusive on the Black Sony Ericson Xperia arc. They will also be carrying the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY and Xperia neo. Nicola Shenton, Head of Device Portfolio at Everything Everywhere told us.. “Orange is a one stop shop for …

Three to carry the Xperia Play

UK network Three have just announced that they will be carrying the all new Xperia Play handset. Sylvia Chind, Head of Branded Devices said.. “At Three we’re eagerly awaiting the arrival of the Sony Ericsson XPERIA play. We believe this handset celebrates a further step change in the …