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]

About the Author: Joe Sirianni

Joe was born in New Jersey and spent most of his childhood moving around from state to state. He eventually made his way to Pennsylvania where he met his Portuguese beauty and made her his wife. He now has three great kids and full access to all of the Portuguese food he can eat. Joe's love for mobile technology began when he bought his first Palm Pilot, a Palm M130 and left it on top of his car, driving off, causing it to smash into a thousand pieces. Forced to buy a new device, he quickly discovered that specs were changing so rapidly he was buying a new device every six months just to keep up. Since then, he has constantly felt the need to have the latest and greatest. When the "smartphone" revolution began and integrating cell phones and PDA's was the norm, he quickly jumped to Windows Mobile for several years until the first Android device was launched, the T-Mobile G1. Joe began appreciating all of the free utilities Google provided and sold his soul (his precious data) to Google long before they got into the mobile OS business. So, there was no hesitation at all for him to jump on board and ride the Android train as an early adopter. And boy has it been a blast. Joe now works in the Engineering & Operations dept for a major mobile carrier where he remotely troubleshoots cell sites and loves being an Editor for TalkAndroid.