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.
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
Price and availability
RM859 (SRP), available 6 December 2013.
PlayStation Vita Soft Case – RM55.90