Stretching the smartphone into new shapes, Sony Ericsson unveiled the Xperia Play, an Android phone designed for mobile gaming. It has a slide-out game pad, with two analog touch pads, two shoulder buttons, a digital D pad and an area with the four PlayStation icons, which are buttons with a circle, cross, square and triangle. More than 50 gaming titles will be available when the phone launches in the US in March on Verizon. Games include Guitar Hero, Assassin's Creed, Dungeon Defenders: Second Wave, and Dead Space.
To power the gaming experience, Xperia Play has a Qualcomm 1GHz Snapdragon processor embedded Adreno GPU graphics processor that will play 60 frames per second during gameplay. It has a 4-inch multitouch screen and a 5-megapixel camera