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Durante su presencia en la Cumbre Web 2.0, Sony Computer Entertainment America anunció la disponibilidad de su próximo dispositivo portátil. Por fin, varios aficionados de los videojuegos ya saben que a partir del 22 de febrero, el PlayStation Vita estará a la venta a nivel nacional (EE.UU) a un precio de $249.99 por el modelo Wi-Fi y $299.99 por el modelo 3G/Wi-Fi. En Europa y Canadá, los precios serán similares y la fecha de lanzamiento la misma que en Estados Unidos. Mientras tanto, solamente la versión Wi-Fi del PS Vita estará en las tiendas de algunos países de América Latina desde ese día que en otros rincones del mundo. La fecha en otros países latinos dependerá del cumplimiento de procesos de aprobación. 

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From: Sony Computer Entertainment America

PlayStation®Vita Launches February 22, 2012 in the United States

 The Ultimate in Handheld Entertainment, PS Vita Launches Simultaneously in Europe, Canada, Latin America and United States on February 22

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) today announced on stage at the Web 2.0 Summit 2011 that the PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita) system will launch in the U.S. on February 22, 2012. Available at major retailers for $249.99 (MSRP) for the Wi-Fi model and $299.99 (MSRP) for the 3G/Wi-Fi model, the PS Vita system will offer unparalleled interactive entertainment anytime and anywhere. The PS Vita system will launch on February 22 in Canada for $249.99 (MSRP) for the Wi-Fi model, and Europe for euro 249.99 (RRP) for the Wi-Fi model and euro 299.99 (RRP) for the 3G/Wi-Fi model. The PS Vita system Wi-Fi model will also launch in Latin America during the February 22 launch date.*

“PlayStation Vita will redefine traditional boundaries of gaming and blur the lines between entertainment and reality.  Its launch will serve as a pivotal point in the history of portable gaming and create a new fan base of PlayStation gamers for generations to come,” said Jack Tretton, president and chief executive officer, SCEA. “With its technological prowess and social connectivity, PlayStation Vita offers an experience beyond anything available on the market. Features such as the dual analog sticks, dual cameras, and front and rear touch pad are all designed to deliver the unique, powerful gameplay experiences consumers have been asking for and enable new ways for users to connect with the world around them.”

Leveraging PlayStation’s legacy of delivering deep and immersive gaming experiences, the PS Vita system will bring consumers new ways to play through inputs such as a stunning OLED front touch screen and rear touch pad, dual analog sticks, motion sensors, and dual cameras. With more than 100 games currently in production from first and third party studios including “Sound Shapes™,” “wipEout® 2048,” “Resistance: Burning Skies™,” “UNCHARTED: Golden Abyss™,” Ubisoft’s “Assassin’s Creed,” EA SPORTS ‘FIFA,’ Activision’s ‘Call of Duty®’, and many more, the PS Vita system is poised to deliver gameplay experiences unmatched by any handheld or mobile device on the market.

In addition, with both 3G and Wi-Fi support on some models, PS Vita will draw consumers deeper into the gameplay experience and enable them to connect and play with the world around them, including their friends and other PS Vita owners throughnative PS Vita applications – near and Party. A variety of social networking and communications services such as Facebook, foursquare, Skype™, and Twitter will be available on the PS Vita system.

Product Outline

PlayStation Vita 3G/Wi-Fi Model Crystal Black

Product name PlayStation Vita 3G/Wi-Fi Model Crystal Black
Product code PCH-1101 AA01
Release date February 22, 2012
MSRP $299.99
Included
  • PlayStation Vita 3G/Wi-Fi model x1
  • USB cable x1
  • AC adaptor x1
  • Power cord x1
  • Printed materials x1
  • SIM card x1 (Inserted in the system)

 

PlayStation Vita Wi-Fi Model Crystal Black

Product name PlayStation Vita Wi-Fi Model Crystal Black
Product code U.S. & Canada: PCH-1001 ZA01LATAM: PCH-1010 ZA01
Release date February 22, 2012
MSRP $249.99
Included
  • PlayStation Vita Wi-Fi model x1
  • USB cable x1
  • AC adaptor x1
  • Power cord x1
  • Printed materials x1

 

PlayStation Vita Product Specification

Platform name PlayStation®Vita
Model number PCH-1000 series
CPU ARM® Cortex™-A9 core (4 core)
GPU SGX543MP4+
Main memory 512MB
VRAM 128MB
External Dimensions Approx. 182.0 x 18.6 x 83.5mm (width x height x depth) (tentative, excludes largestprojection)
Weight Approx 279g (3G/Wi-Fi model)Approx 260g (Wi-Fi model)
Screen
(Touch screen)
5 inches (16:9), 960 x 544, Approx. 16 million colors, OLEDMulti touch screen (capacitive type)
Rear touch pad Multi touch pad (capacitive type)
Cameras Front camera, Rear cameraFrame rate : [email protected]×240(QVGA), [email protected]×480(VGA)Resolution : Up to 640×480(VGA)
Sound Built-in stereo speakersBuilt-in microphone
Sensors Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer), Threeaxiselectronic compass
Location Built-in GPS (3G/Wi-Fi model only)Wi-Fi location service support
Keys / Switches PS buttonPower buttonDirectional 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)For U.S., 3G modem (data communication): HSDPA/HSUPA, GSM/GRPS/EDGEIEEE 802.11b/g/n (n = 1×1)(Wi-Fi) (Infrastructure mode/Ad-hoc mode)

Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR (A2DP/AVRCP/HSP)

Slots/Ports PlayStation®Vita card slotMemory card slotSIM card slot (3G/Wi-Fi model only)

Multi-use port (for USB data communication, DC IN, Audio [Stereo Out / Mono In],

Power Built-In Lithium-ion Battery: DC3.7V 2210mAhAC adaptor: DC 5V
Operatingenvironmenttemperature 5 degrees C ~ 35 degrees C
Supported
AV content
format
MusicMP3 MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer 3, MP4 (MPEG-4 AAC), 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

*Launch date exceptions may apply in certain Latin American countries, depending on current government safety and compliance approval processes.