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Hands on with Sony Ericsson Xperia Play (photos)

The Sony Ericsson Xperia Play may have made an appearance in a Super Bowl ad, but we got to see it in the flesh at Mobile World Congress.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Play

Sony Ericsson unveiled its Xperia Play at Mobile World Congress, a combination Android smartphone plus portable Sony PlayStation.
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Game on!

The 4-inch touch screen Android 2.3 Gingerbread face slides to reveal PlayStation controls.
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Close-up

A closer look at the Xperia Play's gaming navigation.
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Back view

Just because the Xperia Play shoots its come-hither glance at gamers doesn't mean it has neglected the camera. You'll find a 5.1-megapixel shooter with autofocus, a flash, image stabilization, video capture, and geotagging.
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In profile

View from the side.
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Open face

Another look at the Xperia play.

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