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Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY CDMA Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

The Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY CDMA is a 2011 model featuring a 4-inch LED-backlit LCD display, 5MP camera, and a 1500 mAh battery. Read more about the features of the Xperia PLAY CDMA to see if it's right for you.
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Key Features

  • Release Date:  2011, February
  • Price: 70 EUR
  • Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon S2
  • Processor: 1.0 GHz Scorpion
  • Memory: 400 MB, 512 MB RAM
  • Display: LED-backlit LCD 4 inches, 480 x 854
  • Main Camera:  Single, 5MP
  • Selfie Camera:  Single, 0.3MP
  • OS: Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread)
  • Dimensions: 119 x 62 x 16 mm
  • Weight: 175 g
  • Battery:  1500 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion

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Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY CDMA specs

General specs

Brand and model

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY CDMA

Release date

2011, February


119 x 62 x 16 mm (4.69 x 2.44 x 0.63 in)


175 g (6.17 oz)


Black, White


1500 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion

Battery life

Stand by time- Up to 405 h
Talking time- Up to 7 h 40 min

Approximate price70 EUR



LED-backlit LCD


capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

4" inc

Screen area

44.1 cm2

Screen format

16:9 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

480 x 854 px

PPI /points per inch/

245 PPI

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

5 MP, Single

Camera specs

-5 MP, AF


LED flash

Video 720p
Front (selfie) camera

0.3 MP, Single



Operating system OS

Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread)


Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon S2

Other models with the same chipset include: ZTE Tania, T-Mobile myTouch 4G, T-Mobile myTouch, T-Mobile myTouch Q, T-Mobile myTouch Q 2, T-Mobile myTouch 2, T-Mobile myTouch qwerty, Spice Mi-410, Pantech Vega Xpress IM-A720L, Huawei U8860 Honor
Processor CPU

- 1.0 GHz Scorpion

Graphics processor GPU

- Adreno 205

External memory

microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot), 8 GB included

Internal memory

400 MB, 512 MB RAM

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Mini-SIM
Network CDMA / EVDO
Show all network frequencies:
Speed EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Edge No
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
USB microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 2.1, A2DP
Harmful irradiation

SAR EU - 0.36 W/kg (head)    

Music and Audio

Radio No
Headphone jack Yes
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Accelerometer, proximity, compass
- Dedicated game store
-MP4/H.264/WMV player
-MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV player
-Track ID
-Document viewer/editor
-Voice memo/dial/commands
-Predictive text input
- For Verizon


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Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from Sony Ericsson. However, there may be differences in specifications.
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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY CDMA was around 70 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2011, February.
The weight of the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY CDMA is 175 g.
The screen size of the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY CDMA is 4" inches.
The size of the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY CDMA is 119 x 62 x 16 mm (HxWxD).