PS Vita Slim

Discussion in 'PS Vita - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by dankzegriefer, Aug 30, 2016.

  1. dankzegriefer
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    I want to get a vita, but for unspecified reasons I cannot get an OLED, I've been told the slim is utter garbage, but how bad is it? I want a second opinion.
     
  2. Michunio

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    I have slim an it's pretty solid. No complains about it
     
  3. Omer

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    I have both , the slim is a very good system , may be I prefer it over my fat vita
     
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    Is the grip worse on slim?
     
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    If i remember correctly, the touchpad at the back is smaller on the slim, so it might be easier to grab.
     
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    I heard it was worse.
     
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    the screen is not as vibrant, thats about it though. the new vita is fine too
     
  8. sj33

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    I've no idea where you heard that it is 'utter garbage'. I love my OLED, but in truth there's little difference between the original and slim.

    The original has the nice OLED screen.

    The slim is lighter, has 1GB internal storage, and better battery life.

    I think that's it? Get whichever you feel like.
     
  9. hyprskllz

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    Really? My friend said it's really good.
    My other friend who even had a fat before said it's better on the slim.
    Maybe it's just preference, but i don't know, i never touch a vita before.
     
  10. dankzegriefer
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    huh.
     
  11. Michunio

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    It is comfortable to hold for me. Can't really compare because the last time I held fat vita was a long time ago.
     
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    hm well the, I might be around here more then.
     
  13. Michunio

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    Get the slim if you have no alternatives, you won't be disappointed. It's slimmer, more battery life, lcd screen is good (there are oled fanboys but if you don't have fat to compare it will not bother you)
     
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    Well I really don't. PSTV is dumb and OLED is out of reach.
     
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    Only reason people care about the 1000 model is for the screen, thats it. 2000 model is better then the 1000 in every way except the screen which is subjective. Don't care for the oled screen myself.
     
  16. WiiUBricker

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    I have OLED and Slim. What I like about the Slim:

    - It's lighter than the OLED
    - Power, PS, Start and Select buttons are easier to press

    What I don't like about the Slim:

    - The plastic at the back feels horrible on the hands. Very rough and cheap
    - The screen is decent, but a downgrade to the OLED (which may or may not be better for Remote Play because colors are not that saturated)
     
  17. sj33

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    Let's be fair, people tend to prefer whichever model they already own.