New PSP Debuts

by admin August 21, 2008 at 6:30 pm

Sony unveiled the latest iteration of the PlayStation Portable at the Leipzig Games Convention in Germany yesterday.

Dubbed the PSP 3000, the new device will double as a cheaper Internet handset with a built-in microphone for VoIP. Sony has bundled Skype with its PSP firmware for some time and the new mic may negate the need for an additional headset, depending on the quality of the mic. Sony also says the new mic will be compatible for in-game chat.

The 3000 will also have an anti-reflective screen that Sony claims will provide better colors and will be easier to see in well-lit places and outdoors. Sony also said the high-resolution PSP screen will be “dramatically enhanced.”

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