Today, Sony Entertainment has unveiled its next generation portable device known as PSP2 (codename NGP) and will go on sale this year but no exact date is given yet.
The new gadget is purely design for rich gaming and social connectivity such as browsing Facebook with improved strong Wifi connectivity. It consist of a touch panel in the front and touch pads at the back to allow players to tap on the device to move images, and this is in addition to the normal buttons and switches the device consists of.
Next generation portable entertainment system (codename: NGP) features
|CPU||ARM® Cortex™-A9 core (4 core)|
|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)|
|Cameras||Front camera, Rear camera|
|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 |
Wi-Fi location service support
|Keys / Switches||PS 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 (+/-)
|Mobile network connectivity (3G) |
IEEE 802.11b/g/n (n = 1x1)(Wi-Fi) (Infrastructure mode/Ad-hoc mode)
Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR （A2DP/AVRCP/HSP）
Woaah, this is a new target and would mean saving up money this year and less mall shopping.