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A guide to the new PlayStation Vita.

The new PlayStation Vita (PS Vita) (PCH-1000 series) is Sony’s next portable entertainment system.

Types of PlayStation Vita

Videos

Wi-fi

The Wi-fi version will be able to connect to Wi-fi networks.

Wi-fi/3G

The Wi-fi version will connect to both Wi-fi and 3G data connections.

Features

The PS Vita has a 5-inch multi-touch OLED display and a multi-touch pad on the back.

The padon the back combined with a built in motion sensor allows for new gaming experiences, such as being able to grab, push and pull.

The device also features two analogue sticks for gaming.

The following is a full list of features:

Platform Name PlayStation®Vita
Model number PCH-1000 series
CPU ARM® Cortex™-A9 core (4 core)
GPU 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)
Cameras Front camera, Rear camera
Frame rate : [email protected]×240(QVGA), [email protected]×480(VGA)
Resolution : Up to 640×480(VGA)
Sound Built-in stereo speakers
Built-in microphone
Sensors Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer), Three-axis electronic compass
Location Built-in GPS (3G/Wi-Fi model only)
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/Wi-Fi model only)
IEEE 802.11b/g/n (n = 1×1)(Wi-Fi) (Infrastructure mode/Ad-hoc mode)
Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR (A2DP/AVRCP/HSP)
Slots/Ports PlayStation®Vita card slot
Memory card slot
SIM card slot (3G/Wi-Fi model only)
Multi-use port (for USB data communication, DC IN, Audio [Stereo Out / Mono In], Serial data communication),
Headset jack (Stereo mini jack) (for Audio [Stereo Out / Mono In])
Accessory port
Power Built-In Lithium-ion Battery,
AC adaptor
Supported
AV content format
Music
-MP3 MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer 3、MP4 (MPEG-4 AAC)、WAVE (Linear PCM)
Videos
-MPEG-4 Simple Profile (AAC)、H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High/Main/Baseline Profile (AAC)
Photos
-JPEG (Exif 2.2.1), TIFF, BMP, GIF, PNG
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