E3 2011: Sony Unveiled Playstation Vita at the Annual E3 Gaming Trade Show. PS Vita is available in two models with $250 a Wi-Fi only and a $300 Wi-Fi/3G version. The users will be able to encounter, connect, discover, share and play with their friends wherever they are.

PS Vita has 5 inch OLED touch screen and allows players to interact with games through a rear touch panel. It has 16:9 screen with 960×544-pixel resolution and a front-facing camera that can take 640×480-pixel photos. Like the 3DS, iPad, and iPod Touch, the Vita will make use of motion control.

Users can play PSP titles, minis and PS1 classics titles which are offered on PS Store. UMD which were on PSPs will not be supported on the PS Vita. Sony goes on to say that PSN accounts will be available for PS Vita.

Vita games will ship on a Vita Card, but the device can also make use of a memory card slot, multiuse port (USB, etc.), and accessory port. The PS Vita will accept Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections and the 3G model can connect to AT&T’s 3G network.

Like the PSP, the Vita is also a portable media player supporting various audio (MP3, AAC, WAV), video (MP4/H.264), and photo (JPEG, TIFF, BMP, GIF, PNG) file types.

The battery on the Vita remains roughly around 4-5 hours of use. Playstation Vita weighs a little and fits in hands very comfortably.

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