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Re: Sony Ngp.....thoughts???

Mar 24, 2011

This info may be known to many already but I figure I post it any way being as it came from SCE about the NGP on my email account for my UK PSN profile

Sony Computer Entertainment introduces the next generation portable entertainment system that will make its debut in 2011.

On 27 January 2011 at a specially convened press conference in  Tokyo, Japan, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) announced its next  generation portable entertainment system (code name: NGP), which  delivers the ultimate portable entertainment experience.

NGP will arrive at the end of 2011 and is designed to offer  unparalleled interactive entertainment that only PlayStation can  deliver. This new system offers a revolutionary combination of rich  gaming and social connectivity within a real world context, made  possible by maximising SCE's experience from both PSP and PlayStation 3.

Deep and immersive gaming is at the core of the PlayStation DNA, and  NGP is the latest embodiment of this vision. By having both Wireless and  3G network connectivity, together with various applications, NGP will  enable infinite possibilities for users to connect, share and play with  friends wherever they are.

The device includes a range of features that provide a genuinely  cutting-edge, next generation, ultimate portable entertainment  experience, such as:

  • Stunning OLED and Revolutionary User Interface

NGP incorporates a beautiful multi touch, 5-inch organic light  emitting diode (OLED) as the front display. A high performance CPU / GPU  combined with OLED enables rich, visually striking graphics never seen  before on a portable entertainment system, for both games and other  digital entertainment content. The new system also incorporates a unique  multi touch pad on the rear, and together with the front touch display,  NGP offers new gameplay allowing users to interact directly with games  in three dimension-like motion, through "touch, grab, trace, push and  pull" hand movements.

  • Super Oval Design and Dual Analog Sticks

While succeeding the basic design philosophy of PSP, NGP adopts the  Super Oval Design form factor, created to fit comfortably in users'  hands. For the first time, a portable entertainment system will feature  two analog sticks, which enable a wider range of genres to be brought  into the world of portable videogaming.

  • LiveArea™

Every game title for NGP will be provided with a space called  LiveArea™ where users can share the fun and excitement with other  players. Users will have access to the latest information on games from  developers and publishers via PlayStation Network. Additionally, NGP  users will be able to view an Activity log that is constantly updated  with accomplishments from users who are playing the same game, which can  trigger active real time communication among users.

  • Near

SCE will also provide location-based services on NGP as part of the  basic features utilising PlayStation Network. The new application called  Near, developed specifically for this service and the network, will be  pre-installed on the system to let users find out what their friends in  the vicinity are playing right now or what they were playing recently.  Users can meet their friends and new players virtually, regardless of  what games they are playing, simply by sharing their game information  across the dimensions of time and distance.

  • New Game Medium

NGP adopts a new game medium, a small, flash memory based card,  dedicated for NGP software titles. Taking advantage of the flash memory  feature, this innovative card can store full software titles plus add-on  game content or game save data. By adopting a flash memory based card  solution, SCE will be able to provide game cards with higher capacity in  the future, allowing developers to store more game data to deliver rich  and immersive games.

NGP will also come equipped with two cameras, one on the front and  one on the rear of the system, as well as three motion sensors,  gyroscope, accelerometer and electronic compass, all of which are  designed to enable users to enjoy a world of entertainment that is  linked with real life experiences.

PlayStation®Suite (PS Suite), announced at the same time as NGP, will  also closely co-ordinate with NGP. The newly developed and released  game content for Android based portable devices can also be enjoyed on  NGP. As a result, users will have access to not only the most  leading-edge content, but also some of the more casual experiences that  typify the mobile market place.

Specifications for NGP
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)
Screens (Touch Screen): 5 inches (16:9), 960 x 544, approx. 16 million colours, 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, Wireless 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 = 1x1) (Wireless),  (Infrastructure Mode/Ad Hoc Mode), Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR (A2DP/AVRCP/HSP)

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Re: Sony Ngp.....thoughts???

Mar 24, 2011

Already pre-ordered mine I also told the shops manager to let me know whenever they get an official release date, I gotta make sure Im on vacation that week ^^


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Re: Sony Ngp.....thoughts???

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LOL....I hear that

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