Sony PlayStation Phone in the Works

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Sony is apparently planning on bringing its own PlayStation and mobile phone combo system to market, and the device will run some form of Google’s Android OS, according to Engadget.

The PlayStation phone will sport a 1 GHz processor, 512 MB RAM, a microSD card slot, and a screen that’s somewhere between 3.7- and 4.1-inches. It will also include a slide-out game control tray with a multi-touch trackpad.

Sony’s phone/gaming combo, courtesy of Engadget

Sony’s soon to be released game phone is likely an attempt by the company to keep its mobile gaming platform relevant in the face of Apple’s iPhone and iPod touch, as well as other portable gaming devices.

There’s no word on exactly when the PlayStation Phone will hit store shelves, but there are reports that it could potentially ship before the end of 2010.

Comments

jfbiii

That strikes me as a much better use of a slider than a keyboard.

ppartekim

Too little too late for the PSP Go line..

other side

This would’ve been a very major product… in 2006.

Plus a multi-touch trackpad??  Huh?  Does it have rotary dial too?

Anyway too little too late now.  Why is Sony even bothering?

b0wz3r

Anyone else smell desperation here? LOL. smile

MacKeeper_fan_Mod

I don’t see any need to send such thing into the sale. Where is its place in the trade? It won’t be able to compete with traditional production.

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