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Sony Ericsson's Satio & Aino Get Remote Play PS3 Feature

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282w ago - The upcoming Sony Ericsson model Aino, previously named Idou, and the Satio are said to include support for Sony Remote Play (not Open Remote Play) for playback of media stored on the PS3 console.

It also introduces Media Home, which automatically pulls media from Media Go on your pc over wifi when it is placed in its stand and will be available in three different colors.

To quote: Folks are already starting to get a look at production versions of the Sony Ericsson Satio and its baby sister, the Aino.

The Satio looks identical to its Idou doppelganger -albeit now in three colors instead of two- but the real news here is inside, where we're finally getting a look at Sony Ericsson's interpretation of Symbian^1 with a unique UI.

Overall, it's looking "chunky" (and we mean that in a good way) with an entirely finger-friendly presentation- a sharp, healthy departure from the UIQ platform that it just threw in the dumpster a few months back.

Though the Satio's higher end, it's actually the Aino that intrigues us more; in a way, this is the closest thing to a PSP phone that Sony Ericsson has ever produced, largely on account of its support for Sony Remote Play which funnels PlayStation 3-stored media content down over WiFi or your cellular connection.

Sadly though, "media content" doesn't include games; Sony Ericsson is billing the phone strictly as a multimedia-heavy non-gaming phone, so calling it a PSP phone in practice would be a huge frickin' misnomer.

The phone includes a dock that syncs media wirelessly to your PC when connected -hot- and from a distance, it seems to be just about the sexiest phone Sony Ericsson's ever made.

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billem's Avatar
#5 - billem - 246w ago
Do you know how this is done for the SE Satio?

BlingOnMyWrist's Avatar
#4 - BlingOnMyWrist - 278w ago
I wish there was a way to have remote play on an iPhone. Is this even possible? I understand that playing games would most likely be impossible but movies, music, and pictures on the go would be an awesome feature!

Harry325ic's Avatar
#3 - Harry325ic - 281w ago
SE is cool

i will buy this mobile

PS3 News's Avatar
#2 - PS3 News - 282w ago
Yea hehe, when I was approving this submission I did a "double-take" myself

gtxboyracer's Avatar
#1 - gtxboyracer - 282w ago
Remote Play on a phone.. now where have i heard that from.. ahh yeah Open Remote Play.. LOL

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