Tag Archives: psp2

NPG: Not all SKUs include 3G

Sony has confirmed that that 3G connectivity will be an optional extra included only in some models of the Next Generation Portable. "The first thing to clarify, which I’m not sure the presentation did a perfect job of doing today, is that all of the devices will have wi-fi capability; …

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Tretton: NGP will "redefine industry standards"

How the future handheld will pan out nobody can say for now, but there’s one thing we can say for sure – the NGP will change the technical power expected of handhelds in the future. "When PSP first launched in 2005 in North America it changed the way people thought …

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NGP: New machine will ‘be affordable’

We know that the NExt Generation Portable will be launched in "late 2011", but how much will it cost? For now, Sony’s not saying, though the company has pledged that the machine will be "affordable". "I can’t put a ballpark on it in terms of figures, but what I would …

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NGP: Sony promises ‘solid’ battery life

Upon seeing both the size and power of Sony’s new Next Generation portable, it’s inevitable that the first question many people asked was how long the battery would last – but Sony has assured that it will put up a decent display. "We’ll have a good, solid battery life because …

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OPINION: The handheld battleground is drawn

It may have lost many men in the battle of 2010, but General Wii still stands tall on the battlefield that is taking place under the world’s TVs. From the West, swelled by year-on-year gains in American followers, the Xbox 360 continues to wear down Wii’s lead. From the East, …

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NGP: Location services highlighted

Sony’s Next Generation Portable will use location-based services to bring players together both geographically and virtually. A system called ‘Near’, which will be pre-loaded onto all NGP handhelds, will allow owners to see what friends are in their area. They will then be able to see what they’ve been playing …

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NGP: Price, battery speculation begins

It’s a premium device, and that fact immediately asks two questions of the NGP – how much will it cost and how long will the battery last? Analysts are already throwing around figures of between $299 and $349. As a direct translation this would mean between 188 and 220 in …

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