• The world is in play

    • Front and rear touch
    • Best ever launch line-up
    • Dual analog sticks
    • 3G/Wi-Fi connectivity

    Sony has got a winner in its hands - a true next-gen handheld.

  • Best ever launch line-up

    Over 30 of the biggest and best titles including Uncharted: Golden Abyss™, EA SPORTS FIFA Football and Little Deviants™.

  • Dual analog sticks

    Uncompromised gameplay has finally arrived on a portable.

  • Front and rear touch

    Push, squeeze, tap and swipe your way through your favourite titles.

  • 3G/Wi-Fi connectivity

    Play against others anytime and anywhere, and locate weapons and power-ups in real-life locations. The world is in play.

New ways to play

Play like never before

Welcome to a brave new world. A world of revolutionary new features, controls, gameplay and titles that are about to change the way you play forever. Welcome to PlayStation®Vita.

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Always connected

The world is your playground. The PS Vita system’s social, gaming, media and Discovery apps give you an infinite range of ways to locate, connect, discover, share and play wherever you are.

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Ultimate control

Front touchscreen:
5 inches (16:9), 960 x 544, approx. 16 million colours, OLED
Rear multi-touch pad:
capacitive type
Front camera
Rear camera
Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer) and three-axis electronic compass
PS button
Power button
Directional buttons:
Action buttons:
Triangle, Circle, Cross, Square
Shoulder buttons:
Right stick, Left stick
Start button
Select button
Volume buttons (+/-)
Built-in stereo speakers
Built-in microphone

Power play

ARM® Cortex™-A9 core (4 core)
Main memory:
Front touchscreen:
OLED multi touch screen, capacitive type
Camera Frame rate:
120fps@320x240(QVGA), 60fps@640x480(VGA)
Camera Resolution:
Up to 640x480(VGA).
Built-in Lithium-ion Battery:
DC3.7V 2210mAh.
AC adaptor:
Operating Environment Temperature:
5°C ˜ 35°C

Supported AV Content

MP3 MPEG - 1/2 Audio Layer 3, MP4 (MPEG-4 AAC), WAVE (Linear PCM)
MPEG-4 Simple Profile (AAC). H264/MPEG-4 AVC High/Main/Baseline Profile (AAC)
JPEG (Exif 2.2.1), TIFF, BMP, GIF, PNG

Stay connected

Built-in GPS:
3G / Wi-Fi model only
Wi-Fi location service support
Wireless communications
Mobile network connectivity:
3G / Wi-Fi model only
3G modem (data communication):
Mobile connectivity:
IEEE 802.11b/g/n (n = 1x1)(Wi-Fi) (Infrastructure mode/Ad-hoc mode)

Shape of things to come

External Dimensions:
approx. 182.0 x 18.6 x 83.5mm (width x height x depth) (tentative, excludes largest projection)
approx 279g (3G/Wi-Fi model) / 260g (Wi-Fi model)
PlayStation Vita card slot
Memory card slot
SIM card slot:
3G / Wi-Fi model only
Multi-use port:
USB data communication, DC IN, Audio [Stereo Out / Mono In]
Headset jack:
stereo mini jack for Audio [Stereo Out / Mono In]
Accessory port

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  • Collect game gifts in real world locations

    Discover, collect and share game gifts everywhere you play using near.

  • Browse the internet, whenever, wherever

    Stay connected and browse your favourite websites wherever you are.

  • Keep constantly connected to your friends

    Never lose touch with friends with PSN chat and Facebook.

  • Play anywhere, anytime with 3G

    Play with friends, receive tournament invites and update leader boards in real time with 3G.

  • Discover more of your world with GPS, exclusive to PS Vita 3G

    Discover more of your world with GPS, exclusive to PS Vita 3G

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