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post #11 of 24
I just went with the Droid X2 instead of Xperia. Not sure why, but I really want to see what a Tegra 2 can do.

I also own a PSP, so I look at is getting more HW experience as a bonus, I like to know a little about every device/component.
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1 Sony is making it. Expect poor software with no support, with great hardware.
2. Look at Sony, and PSP.
3. Look at Sony. PS2, then what happened? They are a joke.
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Originally Posted by Nausicaa View Post
1 Sony is making it. Expect poor software with no support, with great hardware.
2. Look at Sony, and PSP.
3. Look at Sony. PS2, then what happened? They are a joke.
The Sony Ericsson phone is quite a powerful phone.

Its based on AndroidOS, which will probably be trickier to bootload, but not impossible.

I have had Sony since the original Playstation before it was PSX or PSOne, and have had great experiences with all the generations. So I don't know what you are talking about?
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post #14 of 24
I heard it's screen is pretty sucky.
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post #15 of 24
Is everyone missing the fact that the xperia runs a playstation store type system and its been down for the past month? on top of 4 of sony's sites getting hacked. not a good call imo.
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post #16 of 24
it cant play crysis for christ's sake!

Nah, as long as you have the cash to spend out, go ahead and experience the wonders of this new psp-phone concept. but still, supports will be very limited (as of the moment, but who knows..).

Also, battery will be the first to suffer, next to your fingers, to your eyes, to your mind, to your mother and sony likes that.
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post #17 of 24
It's sporting last gen hardware being a single core CPU and still using the Adreno GPU. Not impressive by any means. If you simply want a Sony to play with look at the ARC. It's a dead sexy phone
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post #19 of 24
controls on screen are tedious and get old real quick

the idea of playing PS games and emulators on ur phone with an actual pad and buttons is enticing
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post #20 of 24
Pros:
built in controller
will work
has the PS store so games galore

cons:
very expensive for whats in it
not a very big dev community(I think)
last gen hardware, not bad for it being a phone but will have a detrimental effect for it running games.
there are much better alternatives.

Someone else mentioned getting a PSP as well if you want to play games on the go, I agree. Phones aren't meant to be games consoles as well imo.
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