New PlayStation Vita Wi-Fi to Debut in Malaysia on 6 December 2013, for RM859

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The PS Vita, in six colours.

Alongside the huge PlayStation 4 (PS4) announcement on 15 November, Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong (“SCEH”) also announced the new PS Vita 2000 series and PS Vita TV. The new PS Vita is slimmer, lighter Wi-Fi enabled model and will be available in Malaysia from 6 December 2013 for RM859 (SRP).

The new PS Vita Wi-Fi model (PCH-2006) is 20% slimmer and 15% lighter than the original version, and comes with a 1GB internal memory card. It features a 5-inch HD LCD front display and will come in six different colours – “Black”, “White”, “Lime Green/White”, “Light Blue/White”, “Pink/Black” and “Khaki/Black.”

With its availability on 6 December, the PS Vita will have a new line-up of peripherals, including the PS Vita Soft Case, PS Vita Cradle with Cable and PS Vita Protective film.

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For more photos of the launch, visit Flickr.

Similar to the PlayStation 4 announcement, SCEH will be offering a new regional warranty service  for 6 Southeast Asian countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Buyers of the new PS Vita will be entitled to a one year free regional repair service in countries where the product has been launched.

PS Vita specs at a glance

  • CPU: ARM Cortex A9 (4-core)
  • GPU: SGX543MP4+
  • Main memory: 512MB
  • VRAM: 128MB
  • Dimensions: 183.6 x 85.1 x 15.0mm
  • Weight: Approx 219g
  • Screen: 5-inches (16:9), 960 x 544, 16M colours, LCD multitouch
  • Rear touch pad: Multitouch pad
  • Cameras: Front camera, rear camera
  • Sound: Built-in stereo speakers, built-in microphone
  • Motion sensors: Six-axis motion sensing system
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
  • Internal memory card: 1GB
  • Slots: PlayStation Vita card slot, memory card slot, microUSB slot, DC IN, headset jack
  • Battery: Built-in lithium-ion battery, 2,210mAh
  • In the box: PlayStation Vita Wi-Fi, USB cable, AC adapter, AC power cord, printed materials
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Price and availability
RM859 (SRP), available 6 December 2013.

PlayStation Accessories
PlayStation Vita Soft Case – RM55.90

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