TOKYO, JAPAN, September 14, 2011 --- NTT DOCOMO, INC. today unveiled the docomo Smartphone Xperia™ PLAY SO-01D, a PlayStation™Certified smartphone that delivers a unique combination of smartphone functionality and immersive gaming. Sale begins in Japan this fall.
In landscape mode, the Xperia™ PLAY SO-01D boasts a slide-out gaming control equipped with two analog touch pads and left/right shoulder buttons, including a digital D pad and four action buttons with signature icons — cross, square, circle and triangle. Xperia™ PLAY Game Launcher, an exclusive app from Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications, enables users to find content designed specifically for the Xperia™ PLAY. Users also can enjoy a huge assortment of games from PlayStation®Store, Android Market™, game-maker sites and more.
In portrait mode, the Xperia™ PLAY SO-01D offers all the benefits associated with Sony Ericsson’s existing range of high-spec Xperia™ smartphones, including extra-fast HSDPA downlink (max. 14 Mbps) in DOCOMO’s FOMA™ HIGH-SPEED service areas. The Android™ smartphone provides best-in-class entertainment experiences thanks to its 4.0-inch VGA display, Flash® Player 10.3 and POBox Touch 4.3, a unique predictive text-input system for fast, easy typing in either Japanese or English.
Pre-orders for the Xperia™ PLAY SO-01D will be accepted from the middle of October at docomo shops.
Sony Xperia™ PLAY SO-01D
www.nttdocomo.com for more information.
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