PlayStation Vita (Wi-Fi + 3G) (PlayStation Vita)
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Sony's upcoming handheld gaming system, the PlayStation Vita, is the
successor to the PlayStation Portable hardware series. The PlayStation Vita
retains the familiar general form of the PlayStation Portable while improving on
its processing power, graphical quality, and control and Wi-Fi based features to
produce a handheld gaming device that truly signals the entry of handhelds into
the world of Next-Gen gaming.
Possibilities. Innovative Experiences
Sony's PlayStation Vita is designed to blur the lines between interactive entertainment and reality. Reaching beyond the capabilities of every handheld gaming console that has come before it, the PlayStation Vita will offer Wi-Fi and 3G* functionality, allowing for maximum connectivity. Its 5-inch OLED front multi-touch display will bring brilliant images to life and allow for a new touch driven navigational system, while the additional multi-touch pad on its back surface will allow users to interact with games and characters that they encounter within them with a simple movement of their fingertips. Additionally, services created specifically for the PlayStation Vita will be available on PlayStation Network. These services are designed to help users take their gameplay, as well as interaction with other gamers, to new levels.
Addition features include: dual analogue stick controls, a front and rear camera, a 4 core CPU, flash card media support for game and media saves, mobile PlayStation trophy support, built-in three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer and GPS functionality.
The Best in New and Classic Content
In addition to containing the best in new handheld gaming hardware technology, Sony's PlayStation Vita will provide users with the best in quality content. All your favourite game franchises are coming to the PlayStation Vita, including but not limited to Uncharted, LittleBigPlanet and Call of Duty. Joining these new offerings, players will also have full wireless access to the PlayStation Store. Here, via the PlayStation Vita's improved 3G wireless capabilities, owners can download new game add-ons, movies, comics and PS One classics ported over for handheld play. The PlayStation Vita also features full backwards compatibility (via download) to all PSP games. Together this powerful merging of hardware and software is destined to create entertainment experiences unlike anything else available in the handheld gaming market.
Multi-touch 5-inch organic light emitting diode (OLED) front display
Multi-touch pad on the rear of the device
Dual analog sticks
Front and rear facing cameras
A new game medium, a small flash memory based card, dedicated for PS Vita software titles
Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer), Three-axis electronic compass.
PlayStation®Network access, including “LiveArea™” (a space for sharing with others), “near” (lets users identify what friends in the vicinity are or were recently playing), “Party” (enables users to enjoy voice chat or text chat not only during online gaming, but also when they are playing different games or using different applications such as the internet browser), and “Activity” (it logs the latest accomplishments from people playing the same games)
Full PlayStation® Trophy Support
Able to play PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) titles, minis and video from PlayStation®Store