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  • Vodafone delays Xperia Play UK launch

    After O2 its Vodafone now which has delayed the launch of Sony Ericsson's Xperia Play in United Kingdom.

    Last night Vodafone sent out a customer notice to all those who preorder the phone from the network, confirming the delay.

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    Here is what the notice reads:

    “Sony Ericsson have advised us that they will not be able to supply the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play to meet the original launch date of 1 April. Unfortunately, this means there will be a small delay to your order,”

    “We are working closely with Sony Ericsson to ensure your phone is delivered as soon as possible and we will be in touch again with specific timescales when we know more. We appreciate this is disappointing and are doing our very best to resolve this as quickly as possible.”

    However Sony Ericsson just a while ago in a statement to VG247 said that "freight issue" has plagued Xperia Play and this may impact the number of handsets arriving at some retails outlets, but the company will still launch Xperia Play as planned despite Vodafone backing out.

    “We can confirm that the Xperia PLAY handsets are still planned to launch in the UK for 1st April, as originally communicated,”

    “However, as of today, we have experienced a freight issue that may impact the number of Xperia PLAYs arriving at some retail outlets. This said, consumers can purchase Xperia PLAY as of April 1st at a number of stores across the UK.”

  • O2 discover bugs in Xperia Play, delayed its launch

    O2 has announced that they will delay the launch of Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, and the reason for it they software bugs in the phone which will directly affect the great user experince.

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    On its official blog O2 reveals that they are testing the device in all possible way and are working with Sony to fix the bug identified. Check out what O2 wrote on its official blog:

    This is what has happened with the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY. We’ve been testing the phone non-stop for weeks and have found some bugs in the software that, if they’re not fixed, means customers won’t have a great experience. We’ve been working with Sony Ericsson to get these bugs ironed out, but haven’t been able to get them fixed in time for us to be able to launch the phone on April 1st as we originally planned.

  • Xperia Play dated for Europe, new trailer out

    Sony Ericsson has released a new trailer for Xperia Play, and with that they also confirmed the Europea launch date for phone, its April 1.

  • Sony Ericsson's Xperia Play Available for pre-order

    Play.com, well known online retailer has started accepting pre-order for the very first Playstation Certified mobile phone "Xperia Play". Customer can pre-order the unlocked, sim free version of the phone for £519.99. Play has set its launch date as March 28.

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    So if you wish to pre-order the handset then move on to Play.com to place your order. Sony has previously confirmed a March launch for the handset in United States, and regarding European release many reports are banking on April rollout.

  • Xperia Play Price Revealed?

    "Playstation Phone" price revealed?, To promote their new Playstation Phone "Xperia Play", developer Sony Ericsson has kicked off a contest in many European countries, which has resulted in handheld price being revealed.

    According to the contest page there are total of 10 Xperia Play is up for grab, and the total amount of the contest page reads as € 499900.

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    This means that one unit of Xperia Play will cost something around 49900, roughly around $400/unit. However the price is just a speculation.

    Source: NEOGAF

  • Sony Ericsson Xperia Play United Kingdom launch date revealed

    Earlier today we reported that Sony's Playstation Phone (Xperia Play) full launch will be on February 13 at 6PM GMT, now according to leading network providers Orange and T-Mobiles Xperia Play will arrive in United Kingdom in April.

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    The news is reported by technology site Pocket Lint, as Vodafone and O2 officially confirmed they are already working on to stock the handset. Three, another UK operator has said that they "are very exicted by Sony Ericsson's announcement" but revealed whether they too planned to stock the upcoming handset.