Sony Ericsson Xperia Play vs. Samsung Galaxy S – Review

by Jerry D on April 16, 2011

It’s Sony Ericsson versus Samsung in this battle as the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play (the long-awaited ‘PlayStation phone’) faces off against the Samsung Galaxy S – one of the best-selling Android handsets to date. Time For a big phone fight…

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Stat-fight: Sony Ericsson Xperia Play vs. Samsung Galaxy S

Highlights: the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play features a 4.0-inch LED-backlit LCD with a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels, and a 5.0 MP digital camera. The Samsung Galaxy S, meanwhile, boasts a 4.0-inch (480 x 800 pixel) Super AMOLED screen and it weighs a mere 119g.

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play VS Samsung Galaxy S
Display 4.0-inch LED-backlit LCD 4.0-inch Super AMOLED
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels 480 x 800 pixels
Keyboard PlayStation gaming controls No
Processor 1GHz Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon 1GHz ARM Cortex A8
Software Android 2.3 Android 2.1 (Eclair)
Storage Up to 32GB Up to 48GB
Rear camera 5.0 Megapixels with autofocus, touch focus, an LED flash, geo-tagging, image stabilization plus WVGA (800×480 pixel) video recording 5.0 Megapixels with autofocus, geo-tagging, touch to focus functionality, face and smile detection and HD video recording
Front camera Yes Yes
4G No No
3G 3G/HSDPA 3G/HSDPA (7.2Mbps)
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP 3.0 with A2DP
Size 62.0 x 119.0 x 16.0mm 64.2 x 122.4 x 9.9mm
Weight 175g 119g
Talktime 6.5 hours 6.5 hours
Standby 413 hours 576 hours

Analysis: Sony Ericsson Xperia Play vs. Samsung Galaxy S

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Best Connectivity: Draw (1-1)
Best Size/Weight: Galaxy S (1-2)
Best Camera/Video: Xperia Play (2-2)
Best Display: Xperia Play (3-2)
Best Processor: Draw (4-3)
Best Software: Xperia Play (5-3)
Best Storage: Galaxy S (5-4)
Best Battery life: Draw (6-5)
Best Extras: Xperia Play (7-5)

BPF Verdict: The Sony Ericsson Xperia Play wins!

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