Sony Ericsson Xperia Play 4G heads to AT&T for $50
AT&T announces the upcoming availability and pricing for the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play 4G for gaming enthusiasts.
Back in July, AT&T revealed that, like Verizon, it, too, would offer the
The carrier announced this morning that the Xperia Play 4G would be available starting September 18 for $49.99 with a two-year contract, which is both affordable and smart, considering the smartphone's been out for a little while and doesn't quite stack up to today's higher-end devices.
Of course, its main draw is the gaming capabilities. The PlayStation-certified handset offers dedicated gaming controls and comes preloaded with seven games, including Madden NFL 11, the Sims 3, Crash Bandicoot, Dungeon Defenders, and Asphalt 6 Adrenaline.
The Xperia Play 4G runs Android 2.3.3. Gingerbread and has a 4-inch, 480x854-pixel touch screen, a rear-facing 5-megapixel camera, and a front-facing VGA camera. The handset is also compatible with AT&T's HSPA+ network and is powered by a 1GHz Snapdragon processor and Adreno 205 graphics processor.
To sweeten the deal, AT&T is also throwing in a charging dock and multimedia dock for the price. For more on the device, check out our