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About PS Vita

Hardware Features

  • Screen (touch screen)
  • Front Camera
  • Dual analog sticks
  • Mike
  • Memory Card Slot
  • PlayStation ® Vita-card slots
  • Rear Camera
  • Touch pad back
Built-in functions
  • GPS
  • 3G · Wi-Fi communication
  • Motion Sensor Electronic Compass
    ※ "GPS" "Communication 3G" feature
    Only with model 3G/Wi-Fi

Screen (touch screen)

Beautiful 5-inch organic EL display that supports multi-touch. In addition to the powerful CPU and GPU, by combining a large organic EL displays, portable game machines as well to achieve the best depiction of a class game, expanding further the enjoyment of various digital entertainment.
Touch cases
Light touch of a finger.
Used to select the icon or item.
Double Tap
Tap twice.
Republish Splice Cancel touched with a finger hold and release.
Use this when you scroll vertically and horizontally.
Used to fast scroll vertically and horizontally.
Touch and hold
To keep the touch.
Pinch / pinch-out
Pinch or spread two fingers.
Pinch and reduce the spread and expansion.

Front Camera

Can be used in conjunction with features such as sensors, and enjoy interactive games such as capture the shape and movement of the user.

Dual analog sticks

The two analog sticks arranged on both sides, could achieve the same operation as PS3 ®. Portable gaming also can enjoy the familiar gameplay style.


Communication and play and enjoy using the user's voice.

Memory Card Slot

Memory cards are available only PS Vita. Download games from PlayStation ® Store, the in-game save data, photos and music can save the data.

Touch pad back

Multi-touch pad is mounted on the rear panel.
Can be used in conjunction with multi-touch screen on the front, the game play "push pull grab tracing touch" can be captured and three-dimensional feeling, PS Vita in if play extends the possibilities of .

Rear Camera

Shooting photos and video, of course, be used in conjunction with various sensors and can enjoy the interactive play games like capture the landscape in the real world.

PS Vita card slot

The game was recorded in standard PS Vita "PlayStation ® Vita Card" is available. The game is also stored on the card and add the saved data items.

GPS (with only 3G/Wi-Fi model)

In PS Vita 3G/Wi-Fi models are equipped with GPS that can get the user's current location. A new way to enjoy the game and with this feature, and meet with colleagues, offers an innovative play.
Not equipped with Wi-Fi model ※ GPS-in can be obtained by the difference in distance between the base station location information

Communication 3G · Wi-Fi ("Communications 3G" feature models with only 3G/Wi-Fi)

Wi employed in ad hoc mode in the PSP ®-Fi, in addition to the infrastructure communication mode and also supports access to 3G networks, new in PS Vita. In conjunction with various applications and games, infinite games are completely new world of networking features.

Motion Sensor Electronic Compass

The PS Vita, the gyro sensor to detect tilt and motion, the accelerometer detects the movement speed, and is equipped with an electronic compass to detect the orientation. Capture user activity such as in the real world, you can enjoy a new play.


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)
Front touchscreen: 5 inches (16:9), 960 x 544, approx. 16 million colours, OLED multi touch screen, capacitive type.
Rear touch pad:
Multi touch pad, capacitive type.
     - Front camera.
     - Rear camera.
     - Frame rate: 120fps@320x240(QVGA), 60fps@640x480(VGA).
     - Resolution: Up to 640x480(VGA).
     - Built-in stereo speakers.
     - Built-in microphone.
      - Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer).
      - Three-axis electronic compass.
      - 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 = 1x1)(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.
      - Built-in Lithium-ion Battery.
      - AC adaptor.
Supported AV content
      - MP3 MPEG - 1/2 Audio Layer 3, MP4 (MPEG-4 AAC), WAVE (Linear PCM).
      - MPEG-4 Simple Profile (AAC). H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Hi/Main/Baseline Profile (AAC).
      - JPEG (Exif 2.2.1), TIFF, BMP, GIF, PNG.

PS Vita Best Features

Chat on the fly
Chat on the fly in the midst of multiplayer action or while watching videos
Multitouch Display
Catch every detail with the PlayStation®Vita system’s stunning, multitouch 5-inch OLED display
Augmented Reality
Merge the real world and the game world with front and rear camera enabled augmented reality

Always on
Take on your friends — or the whole world — anywhere, anytime with Wi-Fi or always-on 3G
Dual analog sticks
Feel the full-on intensity of First Person Shooters with Dual Analog Sticks
PS3™ Integration
Enjoy continuous, uninterrupted gameplay between your PS3™ and PlayStation®Vita systems with compatible titles

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