As well as launching their new PS Vita TV device today, Sony has also unveiled a smaller and lighter PS Vita handheld games console in the form of the new Sony PS Vita 2000.
The PS Vita 2000 comes with 1GB memory built-in together with an extend battery that provides and extra hour of gameplay, even thought the console is lighter and thinner than its predecessor.
Other features of the Sony PS Vita 2000 include a new LCD screen replacing the original OLED. The new display offers a 5 inch gaming area and 16:9 aspect ratio together with multi-touch gesture support.
As you can see the design of the new Sony PS Vita is more rounded than previous versions and the select buttons have also been redesigned to make them easier to press and use. Sony explained that the new PS Vita design is now aimed are more casual gamers rather than hardcore portable gaming. Check out the video below for more details.
The Sony PS Vita 2000 will be launching on October 10th 2013 for 18,980 yen or $190.33 in Japan and will be available in a range of colours including yellow, blue, pink and grey. Together with a new larger 64GB memory card has been created to compliment the new handheld PS Vita console. No details have been announced by Sony when the PS Vita 2000 will arrive in the US, UK or Europe.
Source: GamasutraFiled Under: Gaming News, Playstation, Technology News, Top News