Cologne, 16th August 2011– Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd. (SCEE) today announced at its press conference at gamescom in Cologne, Germany, a new model of PSP™ (PlayStation® Portable) (PSP-E1000) (body color: charcoal black) that will retail for just €99.99 (RRP), and a fantastic range of accompanying PSP Essentials titles that will be priced at just €9.99 (RRP) each. PSP-E1000 will become available in stores in Europe/PAL territories from November, 2011.
Since the first PSP model (PSP-1000) launch in 2004, cumulative PSP series have reached over 71 million units worldwide and remains the perfect handheld entertainment system. Now, the new price point of PSP will bring this experience to those who want an accessible route into the PlayStation® world. Offering access to the entire PSP catalogue of games, PSP-E1000 offers unlimited fun and immersive high quality gaming experiences at an affordable price.
Although this will not offer access to Wi-Fi connectivity and have a slightly different aesthetic, this new PSP will allow access to the entire PSP catalogue of games. The new line-up PSP offers gamers of all ages not only the best value, but also the quality gaming experiences and the biggest franchises, that PlayStation is known for.
Brand-new titles, perfectly suited for the new PSP include:
Also nnounced was the PSP Essentials range, bringing PlayStation favourites into everyone’s reach. Priced at €9.99 the range will include:
“As you can see, our commitment to mobility and to the handheld market is strong’ said Jim Ryan, Co-COO of SCEE “PSP gives consumers a PlayStation experience anytime, anywhere.”
|Product name||PSP® (PlayStation®Portable)|
|Colour name||Charcoal Black|
|Product code||PSP-E1000 CB|
|External dimensions||Approx. 172.4 x 73.4 x 21.6 mm (width x height x depth) (excludes largest projection)|
|Weight||Approx. 223g / 7.9 oz (including internal battery)|
|CPU||PSP® CPU（System clock frequency 1-333 MHz, Main memory 64MB）|
|Display||4.3 inches (16:9), 480 x 272 pixel, Approx. 16,770,000 colors displayed|
|Sound||Built-in monaural speaker|
|Main input/output||Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0) (mini-B) Memory Stick PRO Duo™|
|Main connectors||DC IN 5V connector
DC OUT connector (for USB accessory)
Memory Stick PRO Duo™ slot
|Keys / Switches||irectional buttons (up/down/right/left), analog stick,
Action buttons (Triangle, Circle, Cross, Square)
Shoulder buttons (Right/Left)
START button, SELECT button, PS button
Volume (+/-) buttons
|Power sources||Lithium-Ion rechargeable internal battery pack
USB power supply
|Internal disc drive||Read-only UMD drive|
|Supported profile||PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) Game
|Access Control||Region code, parental control|
|Supplied accessories||AC adaptor|
*Design and specifications are subejt to change without notice.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE), based in London, is responsible for the distribution, marketing and sales of PlayStation®3, PlayStation®2, PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) and PlayStation®Network software and hardware in 99 territories across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Oceania. SCEE also develops, publishes, markets and distributes entertainment software for these formats, and manages the third party licensing programs for the formats in these territories. Since the launch of PlayStation 3 in November 2006, 51.8 million units have been sold globally and continue to be sold at a record level. Maintaining its position as one of the most successful consumer electronic products in history, PlayStation 2 has sold over 152.4 million systems worldwide. Since its launch at the end of 2004, over 71.4 million PSPs have been sold globally, highlighting the importance of the portable entertainment market. With the huge increase in interest and accessibility of network applications and network gaming, more than 80 million accounts have registered to PlayStation Network, the free-to-access interactive environment, and over 1.25 billion items have been downloaded.
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