The heart of the system is an ARM-developed Cortex A9 chip with four cores and a PowerVR SGX GPU. The screen is a 5-inch OLED capacitive touch-screen (with multi-touch) and a resolution of 960 x 544. The system will include 512MB of RAM and an additional 128MB of discrete VRAM. There will be front and rear cameras capable of 60fps at VGA resolution (640 x 480).
Official Specification of PS Vita:
|Model number||PCH-1000 series|
|CPU||ARM®Cortex™-A9 core (4 core)|
|External Dimensions||Approx. 182.0 x 18.6 x 83.5mm (width x height x depth) (tentative, excludes largest projection)|
|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)|
|Sound||Built-in stereo speakers |
|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|| |
|Wireless communications|| |
PlayStation®Vita card slot
Built-In Lithium-ion Battery,
|Supported AV content format || |
Tokyo, August 17, 2011 - Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that it will introduce dedicated applications for Facebook, foursquare, Skype™ and Twitter*1 to PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita) which will launch in Japan by the end of 2011, followed by the U.S. and Europe early next year*2.For More News on Apple, Microsoft, Google, Web And all new trending in Technology World, Stay Tuned with us. Like us on Facebook and Follow Us on Twitter.
PS Vita users will not only be able to enjoy the immersive rich gaming content but through the addition of these social networking services and communications widely used around the globe will also have an easy access and greater opportunity to enjoy communicating with friends by simply selecting the dedicated application. PS Vita, as the next generation portable entertainment system, will deliver an unrivaled entertainment experience, through close collaboration with various social networking services and communications.
The applications will be downloadable to PS Vita directly from PlayStation®Store at no charge. Users will be able to activate the application just by selecting the icon which will appear on the PS Vita home screen and enjoy easy navigation using the touch screen. Also, PS Vita’s beautiful 5-inch organic light emitting diode (OLED) screen will allow users to enjoy photos and movies shared with their friends and acquaintances via Internet in visually striking graphics. Service profiles of each service are as follows:
SCE will vigorously promote PS Vita towards the launch as the next generation portable entertainment platform and work towards expanding the portable gaming market.
*1 Services in alphabetical order.
*2 Details of the application’s launch timing will be announced at a later timing.