Photo of a PSP.
The Playstation phone should be here by Christmas. CC by jajah/Flickr

For the last five years, the Playstation Portable has been a powerful player in the mobile gaming market. Though not confirmed by Sony, there are very convincing rumors of a Playstation Phone. Hardcore gamers will likely be the target of the PSP Phone. Unlike the iPhone, the Playstation Portable will run on Android 3.0.

Release of the Playstation phone in 2010

There is only a prototype for the Playstation Phone at present. The prototype was used by the tech website Engadget. The Playstation Phone could be available fairly soon. In fact, the 2010 holiday season might have it available. Sony has not yet confirmed the existence of the Playstation Phone, though reports say that the current prototype has a lot of bugs.

Phone for Playstation stats

The Playstation Phone will reportedly have a 1GHz processor chip. A microSD slot will be there with 512 MB of random access memory and 1 GB or ROM. A multitouch touchpad will be on the phone. It will also have the 11 PSP control buttons everyone knows and loves, and it will have a touchscreen.  The Playstation phone, of course, is first a a Playstation device. It just so happens to be able to make phone calls as well.

Gingerbread Playstation Phone to run on Android 3.0

Android 3.0 will be the Playstation Phone operating system. The next few months will likely be when the “Gingerbread” — that’s Android 3.0′s code name — device is released. The compatibility implies that the phone will be used for gaming although the whether the PSP will operate on the Playstation Phone or not is still unknown. One producer for Mortal Kombat is said to have a “PSP2 in house” and it “looks like a pretty powerful machine.” Most likely, the PSP2 and Playstation Phone are either the same device or very closely related the way the iPod Touch and iPhone are.


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