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Sony Ericsson Playstation Phone Zeus Z1 : More Details Emerge

Another anonymous tipster has sent a video of the forthcoming Sony Ericsson Playstation Phone, known as the Zeus Z1, to Engadget complete with video.

The handset managed to score 24.4 frames per second in the Neocore benchmark application, less than half what the Nexus S achieves at 55.6 frames per second.

Some have questioned whether choosing Neocore as the benchmark app wouldn't favour Qualcomm Snapdragon processors as the utility is made by Qualcomm.

The Z1 should be with us in March 2011 as exclusively revealed last week and will come with a slide out gamepad.

Based on Android, it looks a lot lke the X10 with a 4-inch WVGA capacitive touchscreen, a 1GHz processor, microUSB port and a microSD card reader.

On paper at least the Z1 should be much more powerful than the Playstation Portable gaming console which packs only a 333MHz processor and has a mere 64MB onboard memory.

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at ITProPortal.com where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.