The battle for the ultimate mobile gaming platform is heating up. And it’s moving into mobile phone arena.
First generation Nokia N-Gage may have flopped, but Nokia is working on a serious upgrade for it, and has some cool gaming phones, like Nokia N81 in the works.
Then there are these rumors and hints about Microsoft Zune getting into mobile gaming.
And now it looks that Samsung is getting there too, with it’s own mobile gaming phone. Today PhoneDaily has a story about Samsung Anycall 5200 Gaming phone:
Samsung 5200 is built on the same platform as Samsung F520 Ultra Smart phone with interesting dual slide design. The only difference here – Samsung has decided that a gaming phone doesn’t really need full QWERTY keyboard and replaced it with cute gaming controls.
Otherwise Samsung Anycall 5200 is the same F520 Ultra Smart, running Windows Mobile OS with 2.8″ touchscreen, 3 megapixel camera, HSDPA connectivity.
The most interesting thing that can be seen from the pictures, is the Sony PSP logo on the backside of the device and the fact that it’s running what looks like a Nintendo game.
I do not read Japanese and Google translation did not help much either, but Samsung Windows Mobile phone with PSP gaming platform, running a Nintendo game…
Now that’s an example cooperation and of interoperability!
Update: Ooops… I really got tricked (by myself) here. That’s what you get relying on machine translation. Although very similar to Samsung SBH-B5200, the phone above is not from Samsung. It’s a rip-off playing on Samsung’s Asian brand “Anycall” by (most likely) some Chinese electronics manufacturer. Thank’s Engadget for correcting me.
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