Psp 3000 The New And Improved Psp… Again!

Leipzig Games Convention, August 2008 – Sony Computer Entertainment IEurope. (SCEE) today announced that it would launch a new PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) handheld entertainment system (PSP-3000) with an advanced LCD screen supporting higher image quality, to become available in stores in Europe, Middle East, Australia and New Zealand from 15th October 2008. PSP-3000 will be available as a bundle, including one software title for a RRP of €199.
SCEE will offer a variety of bundles that take advantage of the new PSP features, including a Go! communications bundle, and a variety of games bundles including our own Buzz!™: Master Quiz, as well as FIFA ‘09 and Harry Potter bundles from our third party partners.

In addition to offering the functionality and ergonomics of Slim & Lite the quality of the screen has been improved to offer crisper colours with more definition when outside in natural light. PSP-3000 also includes a built-in microphone, maximising the communication features of products such as Go! Messenger and Skype™.
PSP is gaining overwhelming support from a wide range of consumers all over the world through its exciting lineup of software titles as well as the introduction of colour variations and network services. Since the launch of the “Slim & Lite” PSP in September 2007, the expansion of the PSP platform has been further accelerated and more than 13.4 million units have been sold in the PAL territories.
SCEE will continue to expand the PSP platform and create a new world of entertainment with the new PSP, together with the strong lineup of forthcoming titles for the peak season.
ENDS

PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) (PSP-3000) Product Overview
Product name
PSP®(PlayStation®Portable)

External dimensions
Approx. 169.4 x 18.6 x 71.4 mm / 6 ¾ x ¾ x 2 ¾ in (width × height × depth) (excludes largest projection)

Weight
Approx. 189g / 6.7 oz (including battery pack)
CPU
PSP CPU (System clock frequency 1-333MHz)

Main memory
64MB
Display
4.3 inches (16:9) full-transparent type, TFT drive,
480 x 272 pixel, Approximately 16,770,000 colours displayed
Sound
Built-in stereo speakers

Main input/ output
Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11b)(Wi-Fi)
High Speed USB (USB2.?) (mini-B)
Memory Stick PRO Duo™
Analog Video Out
Microphone

Main connectors
DC In 5V connector
DC Out connector
video out/headset connector
USB connector
Memory Stick Duo™ slot

Key/ Switches
Directional buttons (up/down/right/left), analog stick,
Action buttons (triangle, circle, cross, square), L/R buttons
START button, SELECT button, PS button
POWER/HOLD switch, WLAN switch
display button, sound button, volume (+/-) buttons

Power sources
Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery pack
AC adaptor
USB power supply

Internal disc drive
Read-only UMD™ drive

Supported profile
PSP® (PlayStation® Portable)?Game
UMD™ Video

Access control
Region code, parental control

Wireless communications
Infrastructure mode
Ad hoc mode (connects up to 16 consoles)

Supplied accessories
AC adaptor
Battery pack (1200mAh)

Supported codec (in Memory Stick)
Video
l Memory Stick Video Format
à MPEG-4 Simple Profile (AAC LC)
à H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Main Profile (AAC LC)
l MP4 File Format
à MPEG-4 Simple Profile (AAC LC)
à H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Main Profile- CABAC only - (AAC LC) / Baseline Profile (AAC LC)
l AVI
à Motion JPEG (Linear PCM or ?-Lau)
Music
l Memory Stick Audio Format
à ATRAC3™
à ATRAC3plus™
à MP3
l MP3(MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer3)
l MP4(MPEG-4 AAC)
l WAVE(Linear PCM)
l WMA(Windows Media® Audio 9 Standard only) *4
Photo
l JPEG (DCF2.0/Exif2.21compliant)
l TIFF
l BMP
l GIF
l PNG
*4 WMA Playback feature needs to be enabled.
PSP®(PlayStation®Portable) ?PSP-3000? Colour Variations
Product name
PSP®(PlayStation®Portable)
Colour name
Piano Black

Product code
PSP-3000 PB
Product name
PSP®(PlayStation®Portable)

Colour name
Pearl White

Product code
PSP-3000 PW

Product name
PSP®(PlayStation®Portable)
Colour name
Mystic Silver

Product code
PSP-3000 MS

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