According to uncomfirmed information, the new device will be based on Android 3.0 (Gingerbread) OS, will allow users to purchase and download games, will be powered by a a 1GHz Qualcomm processor, it will have 512MB of RAM, 1GB of ROM, and a 3.7 to 4.1 inches touchscreen. These are way too much information for a rumored prototype device, don't you think?
The engadget web site is also extimating that the Playstation phone could still be headed for a 2010 release or 2011.
Sony Ericsson has filed a U.S. patent application for a mobile device with video game features in 2007. Since then, newspaper and blog reports have been speculating the release of a handheld gaming device with phone capabilities are emerging every now and then.