Feeds

Motion-sensing gaming phone pics surface

Sony Ericsson's F305 uncovered

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops

A picture has emerged of an upcoming phone from Sony Ericsson, which is quickly becoming dubbed a gaming handset because of the talker’s integrated accelerometer.

SE_gaming_phone

Sony Ericsson's F305: a motion-sensing gaming phone. Image courtesy of the Unofficial Sony Ericsson Blog

The image sprung-up in a report on the Unofficial Sony Ericsson Blog and, although the website hasn’t revealed its sources, the site has dubbed the white talker the F305.

Apparently, the phone sports several pre-loaded games, including Bowling and Bass fishing, each of which are controlled by motion-sensing technology embedded within the handset. For example, users play the Bowling game by moving the phone as though it were a real bowling ball. So, just make sure you keep a tight grip during gameplay...

The picture also shows that the F305 has a gaming menu shortcut key, which is indicated by a circular button with a PS3-esque controller image, which sits just below the phone’s 2in display.

Provided the pictures haven’t been through Photoshop, then the phone also has a slot for M2 Memory Stick data storage cards, allowing for plenty of game storage space. The blog also claims that the F305 supports Bluetooth – possibly handy for short-range wireless gaming with friends – and a USB port.

While the phone’s rear-set camera is ringed with the text “2.0 megapixels”, it’s also thought that the phone will support quad-band GSM connectivity and Edge. Users can listen to a variety of audio formats or FM radio through the phone too.

The Blog states that Sony Ericsson will unveil the F305 tomorrow - 17 June - so stay tuned for more details.

The essential guide to IT transformation

More from The Register

next story
Apple's iWatch? They cannae do it ... they don't have the POWER
Analyst predicts fanbois will have to wait until next year
Barnes & Noble: Swallow a Samsung Nook tablet, please ... pretty please
Novelslab finally on sale with ($199 - $20) price tag
Apple to build WORLD'S BIGGEST iStore in Dubai
It's not the size of your shiny-shiny...
Just in case? Unverified 'supersize me' iPhone 6 pics in sneak leak peek
Is bigger necessarily better for the fruity firm's flagship phone?
Steve Jobs had BETTER BALLS than Atari, says Apple mouse designer
Xerox? Pff, not even in the same league as His Jobsiness
Apple analyst: fruity firm set to shift 75 million iPhones
We'll have some of whatever he's having please
TV transport tech, part 1: From server to sofa at the touch of a button
You won't believe how much goes into today's telly tech
The agony and ecstasy of SteamOS: WHERE ARE MY GAMES?
And yes it does need a fat HDD (or SSD, it's cool with either)
prev story

Whitepapers

Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
7 Elements of Radically Simple OS Migration
Avoid the typical headaches of OS migration during your next project by learning about 7 elements of radically simple OS migration.
BYOD's dark side: Data protection
An endpoint data protection solution that adds value to the user and the organization so it can protect itself from data loss as well as leverage corporate data.
Consolidation: The Foundation for IT Business Transformation
In this whitepaper learn how effective consolidation of IT and business resources can enable multiple, meaningful business benefits.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?