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  1. Costello

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    Sony is holding a press conference at this very moment to announce their new PlayStation Portable game console, codename NGP (Next Generation Portable).

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    The console boasts impressive features:
    • 5" OLED touch screen
    • 960x544 screen resolution
    • Embedded sixaxis feature
    • Two analog sticks
    • Front and rear camera
    • Rear touch pad
    • Wifi, 3G, GPS
    • "As powerful as the PS3"
    • PSP2 games are PS3 compatible
    • Backwards compatibility with PSP & PSN titles
    A bunch of games were shown, with of course breath-taking graphics: Uncharted, Killzone, WipeOut, Resistance, LittleBigPlanet, Hustle Kings, Hot Shots Golf, Little Deviants, Gravity Daze. The price was not announced, neither was the release date nor technical specifications unfortunately!

    Open this for the full official console specifications:
    Key NGP features:

    * Multi-touch 5-inch organic light emitting display (OLED) as the front display
    * Multi-touch pad on the rear of the device
    * Dual analog sticks
    * Two cameras (front and rear)
    * Software titles on small, dedicated flash memory-based cards
    * Three motion sensors, gyroscope, accelerometer and electronic compass
    * Wi-Fi and 3G network connectivity
    * PlayStation Network access, including ““LiveArea™”, “Near” and “Activity” log features Trophy Support
    * NGP will be able to play PSP titles, minis, PS one classics, video and comics from the PlayStation Store.


    Now, the technical specs:
    CPU ARM® Cortex™-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
    (Touch screen) 5 inches (16:9), 960 x 544, Approx. 16 million colors, OLED, Multi touch screen (capacitive type)
    Rear touch pad Multi touch pad (capacitive type)
    Cameras Front camera, Rear camera
    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, 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)
    IEEE 802.11b/g/n (n = 1×1) (Wi-Fi) (Infrastructure mode/Ad-hoc mode)
    Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR ?A2DP/AVRCP/HSP?

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