PlayStation Phone to Be Unveiled in February, On Sale in April

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Balgaroo

On the games provide and on the ease of use.  I'm 6' 3" and I got big hands, if Sony makes this with the average 5' 7" Japanese male in mind then it will be of no use to me.

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cpuking2010

here's a spec list for the original psp.

Dimensions: 6.7"/170 mm wide x 2.9"/74 mm high x .9"/23 mm deep
Weight: .62 lbs/280 g (including battery)
CPU: PSP CPU (1-333 MHz)
Memory: 32 MB Main Memory
4 MB embedded DRAM

And you think with tripple the power and WAY more ram, with some hardware accelaration and some savy devs that this phone won't be better then any psp ever made your sadly mistaken. This is 2010 it's not how big your numbers are on paper it's how you use them.

Also anyone who has ever owned a psp, know the biggest drawback was no dual analog sticks! Bravo to Sony for finally fixing this HUGE problem. This is not an iphone this is a handheld console.

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Adrian Arguelles

You're right it is much more powerful than the old psp and I don't argue with that but what is actullay worrying me is the true performance of the device. This is a handheld gaming platform before it is a phone so you could at least raise the specs a bit. Also, I know dual analogs was a problem on the original psp (I own 5 of them) it's just that Virtual analogs sucks I'm not comparing this device to the Ipod I'm simply stating that my past experiences with virtual analogs haven't been the best.

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mesiah

You are forgetting one important fact. This isn't simply the psp2. This is a psp / smartphone combo. You can get by with substantially less power when your system is designed for a single task. But this will have to be a stable gaming system while still carrying the overhead of the full android os and any background apps. If you are trying to play a fairly intensive game on a current gen phone with a few resource hogs running in the background there is a noticeable difference. Comparing a gaming only platform's specs to the specs of basically a hand held computer is like comparing apples with oranges. It is the same as comparing the xbox 360 to a computer with similar specs. The numbers may look the same, but in a gaming showdown the xbox is going to run circles around the pc because it doesn't have to support all the other overhead.

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B1Gx5MurF

specs do seem a bit under powered, but no mention of gpu, a powerful enough one could make up for the mediocre cpu.  Also, this thing better come w/ a large, and fast micro sd card.  But software will be what really makes or breaks this thing.  Sony Ericsson has a reputatin of lagging behind competitors when it comes to new android builds, that needs to change.  The game library better be something impressive at launch, and not a bunch of in time promises.

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ProtoJMB

I see this going down just like nGage.

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Adrian Arguelles

Weak specs for gaming specially if you're looking into a future scope. These specs have been around for a while and, In my opinion, won't be able to take on the test of time. Also "dual virtual analog sticks"?! srsly didn't call of duty zombies on the ipod/phone prove that having virtual analogs suck?

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mesiah

these are on a track pad not a touch screen. Hopefully the track pad is much more sensitive than the average touch screen. I do hope the spec estimates are off though. If this doesn't have a dual core cpu I'm passing it up.

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sas281gt

Too small too weak; just too little too late.

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