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02 Jun 2011
By Andrew Volard
Jun
02
2011

Telstra first to offer Sony Ericsson Xperia™ PLAY

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From tomorrow Telstra customers can be the first in Australia to grab the Sony Ericsson Xperia™ PLAY, with the new gaming handset launching at select Telstra stores around the nation.

The PLAY is the world’s first PlayStation™ certified smartphone and features a slide-out PlayStation™ certified game control. It comes with six games pre-installed: Star Battalion (Gameloft), FIFA 10, Madden NFL 11 and SIMS 3 (EA Games), Bruce Lee (Digital Legends) and Crash Bandicoot (Sony Computer Entertainment).

In addition, more than 60 games will be available to purchase and download at launch in Australia, including top franchises Assassin’s Creed™ – Altaïr’s Chronicles, Asphalt 6: Adrenaline, Worms, Need for Speed, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Conviction™ and Guitar Hero.
Sony Ericsson Xperia Play handset
As well as being the ultimate handset for gamers, the Xperia™ PLAY is also an advanced smartphone offering access to over 200,000 apps via the latest version of Google’s Android™platform (Gingerbread, version 2.3).

Telstra’s flagship stores will be the first to stock the new smartphone (see the list below) with additional Telstra stores across Australia receiving deliveries by the start of next week.

Pricing
The Xperia™ PLAY can be purchased on Telstra’s new Freedom® Connect Plans including on the $79 Freedom® Connect Plan with a mobile repayment option of $20 per month, after using an included MRO Bonus (for eligible customers), for 24 months (min cost is $2,376). This plan includes $800 worth of eligible calls, unlimited standard national text and 2GB of data to use in Australia.

It will also be available to purchase outright for $960 RRP.

Key features

  • Cutting edge smartphone with latest and fastest Google™ Android™ smartphone platform (2.3) to date
  • Exclusive PlayStation™ certified branding, controls and games
  • Brilliant 4” multi-touch Reality Display
  • 6 exciting pre-loaded games at launch + over 60 more for download
  • Supports multi-player and online gaming
  • Micro SD support up to 32G (comes with 8GB Micro SD card)
  • 5.1 megapixel auto-focus camera with LED flash

Availability
Starting tomorrow Telstra customers will also be able pick up a Sony Ericsson Xperia™ PLAY on the Next G® network from the below stores (limited stock available).

Additional Telstra Stores across Australia will start selling Sony Ericsson Xperia™ PLAY progressively from next week. Customers can check local stock availability by contacting their nearest Telstra Store.

Update: This is also available online by clicking here

Find your store:

Customers can check local stock availability of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play by contacting their nearest Telstra Store.
NSW/ACT
Store Name: Address:
BALGOWLAH Shop 40 Stockland Shopping Centre
BANKSTOWN T068 Centro Bankstown
BELCONNEN Shop 76, Westfield
BLACKTOWN Shop 1058 Westpoint S/C
BONDI JUNCTION Shop 1031a Westfield
BONDI JUNCTION – Closing 22/6 Shop 1018 Westfield
CASTLE HILL Shop 241 Castle Towers S/C
CHARLESTOWN Shop 202 Lvel 2 Charlestown SQ
CHATSWOOD Shop 447 Westfield
CHATSWOOD CHASE Tenancy B/048 Chatswood Chase S/C
DUBBO 15 Orana Mall Market Place
ERINA FAIR Shop T295 Erina Fair
HURSTVILLE Shop 351 Westfield S/Town
KOTARA Shop 1035 Westfield S/Town
LIVERPOOL Shop 186 – 189 Level 1 Westfield
MACQUARIE CENTRE Shop 437 Lvl 4 MACQUARIE Centre
MIRANDA 1094 Westfield S/C
MOSMAN Shop 1, 737 Military Road
MT DRUITT Shop 159 Westfield S/C
NARELLAN Shop 63 Narellan Town Centre
PARRAMATTA Level 5 Shop 5012 Westfield
PENRITH Shop 45, Westfield Penrith
ROUSE HILL Shop 86 Town Centre
SYDNEY AIRPORT Shop 18 T3 Level Airside Qantas
SYDNEY CENTRAL Shop 5020 Westfield Sydney
SYDNEY ELIZABETH ST 231 Elizabeth Street
SYDNEY GEORGE ST T 10 400 George Street
SYDNEY GEORGE ST NORTH Shop 1, 327-329 George St
SYDNEY MARKET ST Shop G2, 245 Pitt Street
TOP RYDE Tenancy 1030 Top Ryde City S/C
TUGGERAH Shop 1106 Westfield Tuggerah
TUGGERANONG Shop 168 Tuggeranong Hyperdome
WAGGA WAGGA (TSN) 182b Bayliss St
WARRINGAH MALL Shop 426 WARRINGAH MALL
WODEN SHOP 112, 8 Keltie Street
WOLLONGONG Tenancy N022 Wollongong Central
WORLD SQUARE Shop 9.35 World Square S/C
VIC
Store Name: Address:
AIRPORT WEST Shop 113 Westfield S/Centre
CAMBERWELL 829 Burke Road
CHADSTONE Shop B102-B104, Chadstone chase
DONCASTER Shop G059, Westfiled
EASTLAND L17 / L18, Level 1 Eastland S/C
FOREST HILL Shop 163/164 Forest Hill Chase SC
FOUNTAIN GATE 1109 Westfield Fountain Gate
FRANKSTON Shop G84 Town Centre
GEELONG Shop 2281 Lvl 1 Bay City Plaza
GREENSBOROUGH Shop 258/259 Greensborough Plaza
HIGHPOINT Level 3, Shop 3052 Highpoint SC
KNOX CITY Shop 2125 Knox City S/C
MELBOURNE AIRPORT Shop 1.14 Qantas Domest Departure
MELBOURNE BOURKE ST 246 – 260 Bourke Street
MELBOURNE CENTRAL Shop 155 L1 Melbourne Central
MELBOURNE COLLINS ST 406 Collins Street
MELBOURNE ELIZABETH ST Ground Floor, 96 Elizabeth Street
MELBOURNE EXHIBITION ST 242 Exhibition Street
NORTHLAND Shop F20A Northland S/C
NORTHLAND (2) Shop B018 Northland S/C
SOUTHLAND Shop 3055 Westfield SOUTHLAND
THE GLEN Shop 263 The Glen SC
WA
Store Name: Address:
BOORAGOON Shop 23 Garden City S/C
BUNBURY Shop 20 Bunbury Forum S/C
CAROUSEL Shop 1114 CAROUSEL S/Town
CLAREMONT Shop T150 Claremont Quarter
MANDURAH Shop 51 Mandurah Centro
MORLEY Shop 91 Westfield Galleria
PERTH HAY ST 667 – 669 Hay Street
PERTH MURRAY ST Shop G2, 267 Murray Street
ROCKINGHAM G047/048 Rockingham S/C
WHITFORDS Shop 248 WHITFORDS City S/C
NT/TAS
Store Name: Address:
CASUARINA Shop 88 Casuarina Square S/C
HOBART 44 – 46 Elizabeth Street
LAUNCESTON 136-142 Brisbane Street
QLD
Store Name: Address:
BRISBANE GEORGE ST Shop B2, 275 George Street
BRISBANE QUEEN ST MALL Ground Floor, 226 Queens Street Mall
BROWNS PLAINS Shop 68 Grand Plaza S/C
CAIRNS Shop 113 Stockland CAIRNS S/C
CAPALABA Shop 16 Capalaba Central S/C
CARINDALE Lower Ground 1-1114 Westfield S/C
CHERMSIDE Shop 188 Westfield Chermside
INDOOROOPILLY Shop 3076 / L3 Indooroopilly SC
IPSWICH Tenancy 32 Riverlink S/C
LOGANHOLME Shop 201 Hyperdome S/C
MACKAY CANELAND Shop 2032 Canelands Central
PACIFIC FAIR Shop 13-14, Pacific Fair SC
QUEENS PLAZA Shop 30 Gnd Flr QUEENS PLAZA
ROCKHAMPTON E04 Stockland Rockhampton
RUNAWAY BAY Shop 11 Runaway Bay S/C
STRATHPINE Shop 138 Westfield S/C
SUNSHINE PLAZA Shop 243 SUNSHINE PLAZA
TOOWOOMBA Shop GC108 Grand Central SC
TOWNSVILLE STOCKLAND Shop 003 Stockland Mall
SA
Store Name: Address:
ADELAIDE GRENFELL ST 50 Grenfell Street
ELIZABETH Shop S137 Elizabeth S/C
RUNDLE MALL Cnr Rundle Mall & Pulteney Street
WEST LAKES Shop T252B West Lakes SC
GOLDEN GROVE Shop GR05 Golden Grove S/C
MURRAY BRIDGE TENANCY 28 MURRAY BRIDGE GREEN
MT BARKER Shop 3 Mt Barker Central S/C
CASTLE PLAZA Shop 20 Castle Plaza S/C
MT GAMBIER Shop 2 Sampsons Complex
WHYALLA 7 Forsyth Street
PORT PIRIE Shop T12 – Shopping Centre
COLONNADES Shop 52 Colonnades S/C
CITY CROSS Shop 2, City Cross Arcade
GAWLER 140 Murray Street
PORT LINCOLN Shop 3 – Port Plaza
MODBURY Shop 202 Westfield Tea Tree Plaza
MARION Shop 2045 Westfield Marion
NORWOOD 135 The Parade

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7 Comments

  1. Jen says:

    will we be getting firmware update for xperia x10 to gingerbread,

  2. Marina Levez says:

    Cnr Rundle Mall & Pultner Street

    Please note that it should be Pultney Street not Pultner

  3. nicholas says:

    is it 4G

  4. MOEYYYYY says:

    WHENN IS IT COMING OOUUUUUUUTTT CMON

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