Vita tech specs laid out

Thursday, 18 August 2011 00:11 GMT By Brenna Hillier

Want to know what’s on the inside and outside of Sony’s snazzy new handheld? Gaze upon numbers and measurements within.

NowGamer reports the specifications below come direct from Sony.

  • Platform Name: PlayStation Vita
  • Model number: PCH-1000 series
  • CPU: ARM(R) Cortex(TM)-A9 core (4 core)
  • GPU: SGX543MP4+
  • External Dimensions: Approx. 182.0 x 18.6 x 83.5mm (width x height x depth) (tentative, excludes largest projection)
  • Screen: 5 inches (16:9), 960 x 544, Approx. 16 million colors, OLED (Touch screen) Multi touch screen (capacitive type)
  • Main memory: 512MB
  • VRAM: 128MB
  • Rear touch pad: Multi touch pad (capacitive type)
  • Cameras:
    – Front camera, Rear camera
    – Frame rate: 120fps@320×240(QVGA), 60fps@640×480(VGA)
    – Resolution: Up to 640×480(VGA)
  • Sound: Built-in stereo speakers, Built-in microphone
  • 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:
    – 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 = 1×1)(Wi-Fi) (Infrastructure mode/Ad-hoc mode)
    – Bluetooth(R) 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
  • Power: Built-In Lithium-ion Battery,AC adaptor
  • Supported Music: MP3 MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer 3, MP4 (MPEG-4 AAC)
  • AV content: WAVE (Linear PCM)
  • Videos: MPEG-4 Simple Profile (AAC), H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, High/Main/Baseline Profile (AAC)
  • Photos: JPEG (Exif 2.2.1), TIFF, BMP, GIF, PNG

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