Interesting! Great news for Canadians. The Android powered Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc and the gaming PlayStation phone – Xperia Play are gearing up to releasing on the Rogers carrier in the Canada. Both these Android powered handset will be for sale from Rogers “late April” (as soon as April 19th – 21st), with a price tag of $99.99 by committing to the 3-year contract and customers need to go for a minimum $45 Voice and Data plan. There is no indication of no-contract pricing. You can pre-order these handsets now and win a trip to Florida – “MLG Orlando Prize Pack” valued at $4000. Sony Ericsson Xperia Play is available in both the Black and White colors. Pre-Orders will end on May 2nd, so we can’t confirm the “late April” release date.
Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc packing in a curved body(8.7mm thin) with a huge multi touch Reality Display measuring 4.2 inches with 854 x 480 pixels (FWVGA) resolution & Mobile BRAVIA Engine technology, and the device is running with the latest Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS, 1 GHz processor, equipped with an 8.1 Megapixels camera with Exmor R for mobile sensor for HD videos, HDMI connector, TrackID music recognition app, a NeoReader barcode scanner, Wi-Fi, 3G, HSPA, DLNA and a whole host of Google services, with phone memory of 512MB with micro-SD slot for 32GB expansion and so on.
Sony Ericsson Xperia Play has just launched in 11 countries, excluding the U.S. and it comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS and running with 1GHz chipset, sporting 4 inches touch display, PlayStation Suite, 60 PSP games at launch time, equipped with 5MP camera, 3G, Wi-Fi connectivity, Android Market, full host of Google services, micro-SD card slot for 32GB memory expansion support and much more.
You can place an an order on one of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play & Xperia Arc handsets here at Rogers Stores (hit the link) for $99.99 on a 3-year contract with the carrier.