Could Sony make a PlayStation Vita phone?
Sony buying out Ericsson means tighter control over phones, but there's one phone move that Sony should, and hopefully will, make.
Two things leap to mind this morning:
1. Sony has
2. The PlayStation Vita handheld has a 3G version, and .
Somehow, can Sony's full control over the mobile phone unit lead to what I've been hoping for for years--a true PlayStation phone, preferably in the form of a revamped Vita?
While the logical thinker might say no, consider the odd forgotten Android phone with : a control pad with buttons, but no analog sticks. Downloadable PlayStation games, but old, old-school PS1 titles, not PS2 or PSP games. When I played the Xperia Play months ago, it already seemed clear to me that the , even without technically being a phone.and its failed attempt to mesh an
The Vita,, has a U.S. release that's been pushed to February 2012. There is, indeed, a 3G version of the Vita in development for use on AT&T's network, although at this point it doesn't appear to handle voice calls.
The. Sony has the rare ability to build a phone and gaming hardware into one device. Why not take advantage?
Do you agree? Would you even want a Vita Phone? Or, do you thinkSound off below.