Photos of a Sony Ericsson PlayStation phone powered by Android have made it to the Web amid speculation swirling that the half-gaming-device, half-smart-phone could be on store shelves by the holidays. The kiddies will love it, but will adults adapt?
Not sure what is more absurd, a smart phone dumbed down to be a game player or the idea Sony could get it launched successfully so fast. My bet, if it happens, is Sony will release in early 2011 the earliest. Then again, I wouldnt have bet on such a device.
Amazon Kindle advertising downloadable ebooks in 30 seconds. Why not video games in 30 seconds?
But will adults sign on? Would you want to carry that phone into your workplace break room or boardroom?
Engadget.com reports the PSP phone will indeed hit the market boasting the Android 3.0 OS with the ability to access the Sony Marketplace for games designed specifically for the device. Also expect a 1 GHz Qualcomm processor, 512MB of internal memory, 1GB of ROM, microSD slot and a screen a little smaller or bigger than 4-inches that rests above a multi-touch touchpad.
Those are specs of a serious mobile device, even if its heart is all gaming. On second thought, I am now more intrigued. Will have to hear the price point before I go to the wife with this one.
Sony PlayStation Phone: Half game player, half smart phone out by the holidays?
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