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Video Advisory: Verizon Wireless And Sony Ericsson Take Mobile Gaming To The Next Level With The Sony Ericsson Xperia™ PLAY

New Video Shows How The World's First PlayStation® Certified Smartphone Combines PlayStation®-Quality Gaming Experience with the Latest Android Smartphone Technology

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May 16, 2011

Albert Aydin
Albert.Aydin@VerizonWireless.com  
908-559-7513

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — WHO:
Verizon Wireless and Sony Ericsson

WHAT:
New video, “Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY: Professional Gamer and Customer Demo,” featuring a professional gamer and Verizon Wireless customers demonstrating how the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY combines all the features of a fully-featured smartphone with the ultimate gaming experience, including demonstrations and discussions surrounding key features.

WHERE:
On the Verizon WirelessTV YouTube channel
In the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library

WHEN:
Available Now

BACKGROUND:
The Sony Ericsson Xperia™ PLAY for Verizon Wireless redefines mobile gaming by combining all the features customers expect from a fully-featured smartphone with the ultimate gaming experience.

Powered by Android™ 2.3, Gingerbread, the Sony Ericsson Xperia™ PLAY will come pre-loaded with seven game titles, and customers can expand their video game library with more than 50 game titles available at launch for download via V CAST Apps. Customers easily become gamers with the slide out game pad revealing a directional keypad, dual analog touch joystick, two shoulder buttons and the four iconic PlayStation® symbol keys: circle, X, square and triangle.

The Sony Ericsson Xperia™ PLAY will be available for pre-order online at www.verizonwireless.com  beginning May 19, and in stores on May 26 for $199.99 with a new two-year customer agreement.

For more information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com. To learn more about the Sony Ericsson Xperia™ PLAY, visit www.sonyericsson.com.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Albert Aydin
Albert.Aydin@VerizonWireless.com  
908-559-7513

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s fastest, most advanced 4G network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 104 million total wireless connections, including more than 88 million retail customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 85,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.

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