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Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY

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Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY review: specs and price

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY
Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY

Why is Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY better than the average?

  • Width
    62mmvs71.34mm
  • Height
    119mmvs142.61mm
  • Number of microphones
    2vs1.65
  • Volume
    118.05cm³vs10174.37cm³
  • SAR - EU head
    0.36W/kgvs0.66W/kg

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
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Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

2.weight

175g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

3.thickness

16mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.width

62mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

5.height

119mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

6.volume

118.05cm³

Best

Palm Phone

36.17cm³

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Display

1.resolution

480 x 854px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

245ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
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Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

For example

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

4.screen size

4"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
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The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

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Performance

1.RAM

0.5GB

Best

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars

10GB

2.CPU speed

1 x 1GHz

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

10 x 2.6GHz

3.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

4.internal storage

0.4GB

Best

Smartisan Nut R1

1024GB

5.semiconductor size

45nm

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7nm

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Cameras

1.megapixels

5MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.video recording (main camera)

720 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

3.has a flash
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A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

4.has a front camera
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A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

5.has a two-stage shutter
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A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.

For example

Huawei Y9 (2018)

6.has a BSI sensor
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A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.

For example

Huawei Mate 20 X

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Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

2.number of microphones

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

3.has a radio
Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Panasonic Eluga X1

4.has dedicated media keys
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The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

1500mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

3.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Supports Java
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2.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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3.Is free and open source
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Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

4.download speed

7.2MBits/s

Best

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

1200MBits/s

5.has GPS
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

6.Supports widgets
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You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.

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Miscellaneous

1.Has a built-in FM transmitter
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Built-in FM transmitter allows you to wirelessly stream music from your device to any radio, e.g. in your car, at a predefined frequency.

For example

T-Mobile Doubleshot

2.has a 24p cinema mode
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24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

3.Is a system camera
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A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

4.supports AVCHD format
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AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

5.has a dedicated Facebook key
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Whenever the Facebook key lights up contents can be quickly shared by pressing it.

For example

HTC Cha Cha

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