Vita tech specs laid out

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

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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