Sony PlayStation Vita

Verge Review

Sony’s PlayStation Vita represents the company’s second entry into the volatile handheld gaming market. The original PlayStation Portable found reasonable success as a largely traditional system, with console-style games being bought in boxes from stores just like other PlayStations, but the portable gaming market has changed in the six years since that console launched. With $0.99 smartphone apps like Angry Birds satiating the boredom of many commutes, just how much appetite there is for a...

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Basic Specs

Form Factor Slab
Screen size (diagonal) 5 inches
Touchscreen type Capacitive
3G Optional
Game media type Cartridge, Internal / Downloads
Backwards compatibility PSN

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Tech Specs

Also Known As...

Alias PSVita
Codename NGP

Hardware

Form Factor Slab
Length 3.27 inches
Width 7.12 inches
Thickness 0.73 inches
Weight 0.57 pounds
Color Black
Primary orientation Landscape
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Display

Screen size (diagonal) 5 inches
Technology OLED
Resolution (longer) 960 px
Resolution (shorter) 544 px
Touchscreen type Capacitive

Performance

Cores 4
GPU model SGX543MP4+
RAM 512 MB

Input

Controls D-Pad, Shoulder buttons, Rear touchpad
Analog stick(s) 2

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi support 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version 2.1 + EDR
3G Optional

Audio

Speaker(s) Stereo
Built-in mic Yes

Storage

External storage Yes
Max external size 64 GB

Software

Game media type Cartridge, Internal / Downloads
Backwards compatibility PSN
Online multiplayer Yes
Online store Yes

Ports

Video out Yes
Headphone jack 3.5mm
Data connections Proprietary

Rear Camera

Video resolution VGA

Front Camera

Video Resolution VGA

Power

Removable battery No
Battery type Proprietary
Capacity 2200 mAh

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