Minecraft Limited Edition Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Lands On eBay

It’s amazing what you can find on eBay these days.  The latest in mobile tech to hit the popular online auction comes to us by way of the developers of Minecraft.  The popular game will soon be released for the Android operating system and is sure to be a hit.  To kick things off, the developers have chosen to fully deck out the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play with its own tricked out Minecraft theme and have tossed it up for auction.  The game will be an exclusive for a while after its initial release and all proceeds go strait to charity.  At this time the device is already at $1,325.00 with just over six days left on the bid.  Hit the source link to enter your bid, that is, if you don’t mind paying eight times more than what it’s worth.  Hit the break to check out the full listing details and feel free to let us know what you think in the comments below.  
From The Listing:

Hello miners! We’ve given away some fantastic Minecraft goodies in the past, only to see it cheekily pop up on eBay auctions.

This time, we thought we’d beat you guys to it, and put our listing up before the Minecraft XperiaTM PLAY becomes available to win at Gamescom! What’s more, we’re giving all our proceeds of this auction away to a charity of Notch’s and the whole Minecraft team’s choice!

So what are you waiting for? Get bidding to be the envy of all Minecrafter’s with your special edition Minecraft XperiaTMPLAY, designed by the Minecraft team, and raise money for those in need! This is an international edition phone, so you’ll be able to use it anywhere!

More about XperiaTM PLAY:

The latest Google™ apps on your Android mobile

Never get lost again. Explore cities and sights with 3D maps. Use Google Voice Search™ to call, text and more. With your Xperia™ PLAY Android mobile, there’s no need to type. Just speak. Want more? Get the apps you need from Android Market™.

“So, is this the PlayStation™ phone?”

Once a fantasy. Now a reality. The first PlayStation certified Android smartphone gives you incredible graphics, great sound and real game controller. This phone is not actually named “the PlayStation™ phone” though – we call it Xperia™ PLAY.

Xperia™ PLAY – geared up for immersive gaming

What’s your thrill? Slide out the controls of your Xperia™ PLAY and get behind the wheel of a race car. Or jump into a street fight. Challenge your friends: Xperia™ PLAY supports multiplayer gaming. In addition to the pre-loaded games, you’ll find an ever-growing selection of additional titles available for download.

XperiaTM PLAY specs:


– 854 x 480 pixels
– 4.0″ 16,777,216 colour TFT


– Internal phone storage: 1GB (up to 400MB free)
– RAM: 512MB
– Memory card slot: microSD™, up to 32GB

* Actual free memory may vary due to phone pre-configuration.


– GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
– UMTS/HSPA 800/850/1900/2100
– UMTS/HSPA 900/2100

Available colours

– Black – White

Possible limited market availability.


– 119.0 x 62.0 x 16.0 mm
– 4.7 x 2.4 x 0.6 inches


– 175.0 gr
– 6.2 oz

Please note that local variations may apply.

[via ebay]