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Sony PSP Vita Wrap-up: Specs, Price, and Games

Written on July 24, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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GADG summed up the over-all features and other details of the long awaited PSP successor.

Sony Computer Entertainment turned on the spotlight to , the upcoming game console following the latest PlayStation Portable. The company first publicized the said handheld gaming device during the Sony’s E3 press conference in Los Angeles, wherein they leaked out most of the Vita’s and release date.

Since the PlayStation Portable Vita has been one of the much-awaited gaming consoles to date, GADG decided to round up all the device’s features, pricing and that will be available for it.


CPU: ARM Cortex-A9 core (4 core)


External Dimensions: Approx. 182.0 x 18.6 x 83.5mm (width x height x depth)

Screen (Touch Screen): 5 inches, 960 x 544 – with over 16 million colors, OLED, and Multi-touch screen

Touch Pad: Multi touch pad (capacitive type)

Cameras: Front Camera, Rear Camera

Sounds: Built-in stereo speakers and microphone

Sensors: Six-axis motion sensing system, three-axis electronic compass

Wireless Communications: 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR (A2DP/AVRCP/HSP)

Ports: PlayStation Vita card slot, Memory card slot, SIM card slot, Multi-use port, Headset jack, Accessory port

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 (+/-)

Supported formats:
Music: MP3 MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer 3, MP4, WAVE
Videos: MPEG-4 Simple Profile, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC

The Sony PlayStation Portable Vita will be available in two versions: A WiFi only model which will retail for $249, and a 3G/WiFi model for the price of $299.


Sony announced that they will be equipping the game console with over 80 exciting titles. This includes Golden Abyss, Ruin, LittleBigPlanet, and Street Fighter x Tekken.

Other games that will also be available on Vita are Super Stardust Delta, Little Deviants, Hot Shots Golf, Reality Fighter, Hustle Kings, ModNation Racers and Wipeout.

The Sony PlayStation Portable Vita is already available for pre-orders at, and is slated for a US release on December 31, 2011.


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