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The lucky folks over at gadget website T3 have gotten their hands on a pre-production model of the recently-announced Sony PlayStation Portable redesign. They've also taken pictures of the redesigned PSP as well as a few comparison pics with the original PSP.

According to T3, the redesigned PSP - referred to in some quarters as the PSPSlim, PSP Lite or PSP Slim & Lite - is 5 mm thinner and 3 mm shorter than the original. It's also lighter thanks to a brand new UMD mechanism.

Viewed from the front, it still looks pretty much the same and still has a 4.3-inch screen. The infrared port is now gone, and the Wi-Fi switch is now on top of the unit. Check out the images below for a closer look at the new PSP.







My first News Post... Sorry if this have been posted.
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http://pspupdates.qj.net/More-images...g/49/aid/97304
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I was hoping for a complete redesign...a new d-pad and two analog sticks. I find the PSP too uncomfortable for my liking.
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I was hoping for a harddrive, 2 gigabytes would have made me happy.
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I was hoping for a harddrive, 2 gigabytes would have made me happy.
Built in flash would be better then an actual HDD, would get bounce around too much.
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Built in flash would be better then an actual HDD, would get bounce around too much.

You're correct, and its cheaper. Shoulda thought about that before posting.
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Hahaha, PSP Light... Sounds kinda like... Nintendo's DS Lite, eh? Well, it's not like Sony to copy Nintendo, right? Anyways though, I guess that "light" could make sense if they make them all white and brighter. Ah well though.
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I was hoping for a complete redesign...a new d-pad and two analog sticks. I find the PSP too uncomfortable for my liking.
Same..

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I was hoping for a harddrive, 2 gigabytes would have made me happy.
Same..


I was hoping for a PSP2 where they would replace the UMD drive with a harddrive and have games on memory cards like for the DS..

(edit) Why would they take out the infrared port???? Noooooooo..
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Same..



Same..


I was hoping for a PSP2 where they would replace the UMD drive with a harddrive and have games on memory cards like for the DS..

(edit) Why would they take out the infrared port???? Noooooooo..
They cant remove the UMD drive. Why?

Because PSP 2 or whatever its calld need to be backwards compatible with "old" PSP games.
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Hahaha, PSP Light... Sounds kinda like... Nintendo's DS Lite, eh? Well, it's not like Sony to copy Nintendo, right? Anyways though, I guess that "light" could make sense if they make them all white and brighter. Ah well though.
Sony has always made a smaller and lighter version of their consoles and now handheld.

Fat Playstation -> PSone
Fat PS2 -> Slim PS2
Old PSP -> Slim PSP
Fat PS3 -> Slim PS3?? (maybe) lol
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I was hoping for a complete redesign...a new d-pad and two analog sticks. I find the PSP too uncomfortable for my liking.
Ditto. It gives me cramps in my big, masculine hands.
    
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