Date: 02/06/09

PSP 3000 VS PSP Go

PSP 3000 vs PSP GoSony have officially announced the next version of the Sony PSP. The new device is called the PSP Go. Unlike the previous PSP line the PSP Go has a completely new shape and no longer plays games from physical UMD media. The controls are also hidden from view and slide out when needed. The PSP Go is 43% lighter than the PSP 3000 and its smaller form factor make it much more portable. Here is a comparison table - PSP 3000 vs PS Go.

PSP 3000 VS PSP Go comparison table



PSP N1000 PSP 3000
Name PSP Go (PlayStation Portable) PSP 3000 (PlayStation Portable)
Display 97.5 mm / 3.8 inches 107.5mm / 4.3 inches
Dimensions (mm) 128 x 16.5 x 69 169.4 x 18.6 x 71.4
Screen type (16:9) widescreen TFT LCD, Approximately 16.7M colors displayed (16:9) widescreen TFT LCD, Approximately 16.7M colors displayed
Screen resolution 480 x 272 pixel 480 x 272 pixel
Weight Approx. 158g Approx. 189g
Sound Stereo speakers built in + mic Stereo speakers built in + mic
Controls Actions:
X, circle, triangle, square, right bumper, left bumper
Directional:
Up, down, left, right, analog stick

Start, select, PS, mute, volume up and down, WLAN switch and power buttons

Actions:
X, circle, triangle, square, right bumper, left bumper
Directional:
Up, down, left, right, analog stick

Start, select, PS, mute, volume up and down, WLAN switch and power buttons

Internal Memory 16GB internal flash memory 64MB internal flash memory
Media Digital Download UMD (Universal Media Disk)
USB Charging Yes, via a non-standard Sony USB cable yes, through standard USB cable

Battery

Embedded battery. Life expectancy 3 to 6 hours. Removable battery. Life expectancy 3 to 6 hours for standard 1800 mAh battery
Connectivity Wi-Fi, USB 2.0, Bluetooth Wi-Fi, USB 2.0
Online Services Playstation Network Playstation Network
Release date October 2009 October 2008
Price approx. £229 £149.99