E3 - PS Vita - Sony Reveals Official Name and Other Details of Handheld Console
During today's E3 press conference, Sony revealed further details regarding their upcoming handheld console. The handheld, which was previously dubbed NGP, has now been officially renamed PS Vita. Sony Computer Entertainment's head honcho, Kazuo Hirai stated, "Vita means life".
The handheld packs some very impressive hardware for a portable. It features dual touch pads, dual cameras, an OLED display, GPS, six-axis motion sensors and a three-axis electronic compass.
Also revealed during the press conference were details regarding the cost of the Vita. If you opt for the Wi-Fi only model, it will set you back USD$249, while the 3G/Wi-Fi model will run you $299. Please note that the 3G service will be exclusive to AT&T.