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PS Vita specs, 3-5 hour battery life

by Stephen Coleman on 14 September 2011, 11:32

Tags: Sony (NYSE:SNE)

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Sony has confirmed the final specs for PlayStation Vita, which launches in Japan on 17th December and features 26 launch games.

The system will offer five hours of video playback or nine hours of your favourite music, and when in standby mode will take roughly two hours and 40 minutes to fully charge.

Here's the full spec run-down:

Model number: PCH-1000 series

  • CPU: ARM Cortex-A9 core (4 core)

  • GPU: SGX543MP4+

  • Main memory: 512MB

  • VRAM: 128MB

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

  • Weight Approx: 279g (3G/Wi-Fi model), 260g (Wi-Fi model)

  • 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: 120fps@320x240(QVGA), 60fps@640x480(VGA); Resolution: Up to 640x480(VGA)

  • Sound: Built-in stereo speakers, built-in microphone

  • Sensors: Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer), Threeaxis 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), 3G modem (data communication): HSDPA/HSUPA *specification for Japanese region, IEEE 802.11b/g/n (n = 1x1)(Wi-Fi) (Infrastructure mode/Ad-hoc mode), Bluetooth 2.1+EDR ?A2DP/AVRCP/HSP?

  • Slots/Ports: PlayStationVita 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: DC3.7V 2200mA, AC adaptor: DC 5V

  • Operating environment temperature: 5??35?

  • 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

  • Sony's Playstation Vita has a release date of December 17th in Japan with a price tag of 29,980 YEN for the 3G version and 24,980 YEN for the WiFi version.

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    Kai gamw.

    In other words not bad at all.
    Still has to compete with modern smart phones and also the growing tablet market.