Playstation Vita is Sony’s Next Generation Portable Gaming Device

Sony Computer Entertainment’s latest handheld gaming device is named Playstation Vita. This sweet and sexy little thing is a work of art, with multitouch display, dual analog sticks and PS3 integration. Selling at 249 USD, it is quite a bargain. So kids, it’s time to save up for the holidays or do extremely good in school so that you can beg your parents for this new toy. Here are the new features and a few video clips.

PS Vita Features

Features like front and back multitouch screens, motion sensors and Six Axis sensors

Chat on the fly

Chat on the fly in the midst of multiplayer action or while watching videos

Multitouch Display

Catch every detail with the PlayStation®Vita system’s stunning, multitouch 5-inch OLED display

Augmented Reality

Merge the real world and the game world with front and rear camera enabled augmented reality

Always on

Take on your friends — or the whole world — anywhere, anytime with Wi-Fi or always-on 3G

Dual analog sticks

Feel the full-on intensity of First Person Shooters with Dual Analog Sticks

PS3 Integration

Enjoy continuous, uninterrupted gameplay between your PS3 and PlayStation®Vita systems with compatible titles

Stunning 5-inch multitouch OLED display with rear touch pad and dual analog sticks

Sleek new form. Modeled after the classic dual-stick control, PlayStation®Vita reinvents gaming experiences with its ultra-slim, pocket-ready form.

Beauty in the details. Experience rich, cinema-like content in this highest definition, compact 5-inch OLED display.

Complete your control. Front multitouch screen and rear touch pad pick up your every motion and put all your fingers to good use.

PlayStation®Vita Tech Specs

PlayStation®Vita innovation has jumped years ahead of the industry with a range of new and immersive features that will literally change the way you play the game. Don’t think of this as the next generation of handhelds. This is the next generation of gaming.


  • ARM® Cortex™- A9 core (4 core)


  • SGX543MP4+

External Dimensions

  • Approx. 182.0 x 18.6 x 83.5mm (width x height x depth)
  • (tentative, excludes largest projection)

Screen (Touch Screen)

  • 5 inches (16:9), 960 x 544, Approx. 16 million colors, OLED
  • Multi touch screen (capacitive type)

Rear Touch Pad

  • Multi touch pad (capacitive type)


  • Front camera, Rear camera


  • Built-in stereo speakers
  • Built-in microphone


  • Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope,
  • three-axis accelerometer), Three-axis electronic compass


  • Built-in GPS
  • Wi-Fi location service support

Keys / Switches

  • PS button
  • Power button
  • Directional buttons (Up/Down/Right/Left)
  • Action buttons (Triangle, Circle, Cross, Square)
  • Shoulder buttons (Right/Left)
  • Right stick, Left stick
  • START button, SELECT button
  • Volume buttons (+/-)

Wireless Communications

  • Mobile network connectivity (3G)
  • IEEE 802.11b/g/n (n = 1×1)(Wi-Fi)(Infrastructure mode/Ad-hoc mode)
  • Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR (A2DP/AVRCP/HSP)


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