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[Engadget] Nikkei: PSP2 uses 3G and has OLED touchscreen

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Japan's often-reliable Nikkei newspaper reports that the handheld machine will sport a crisp OLED touchscreen and 3G data from NTT DoCoMo when it arrives later this year, with the latter enabling multiplayer action and even full video and game downloads over the Japanese cellular network. What's more, the paper confirms that the screen will be physically larger and powered by some potent new silicon.
http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/23/n...get-iphone-url
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tbh. 3g isn't a good choice. Make it 4g because in a few years that's going to be standard.
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More than likely it will be 3.5G or something similar.
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It better not be $300 when it is released here in the US. The 3DS will launch at $250, which is the original launch price of the Wii. Sony really needs to lower the price if they're going to compete in the handheld market.
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It better not be $300 when it is released here in the US. The 3DS will launch at $250, which is the original launch price of the Wii. Sony really needs to lower the price if they're going to compete in the handheld market.
True but if you consider the fact that Sony already has its own stellar devs and 3rd party devs like Rockstar and most likely capcom and square enix ready to go with this: a killer line up would negate the price point.

Most of the 3DS games for example: the resident evils, street fighter 4, and the megaman legends 3 might not even be exclusive to the 3DS. The devs might have them already developing for the PSP2. Capcom announced Resident evil for the psp, what happened to it? We never heard about it and now they have the 3ds games. Makes you wonder if Sony just has them keeping their mouths shut for now.

Naughty Dog might make an uncharted for the psp2 also according to game informer. You can bet santa monica will be doing god of war. Guerilla killzone, and who knows what else to boot.

But they'd have to be launch titles or at least close to launch.
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tbh. 3g isn't a good choice. Make it 4g because in a few years that's going to be standard.
Other than higher bandwidth can you please explain why do you need a high power sucking modem aka 4G?
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Other than higher bandwidth can you please explain why do you need a high power sucking modem aka 4G?
Because it will attract more customers. Someone that doesn't know the technical side of 1/2/3/4g but only knows that higher number = newer will buy it if it's brand 4g.

Although if it's 3g, people will still buy it. Infact, forget it beacuse sony will most likely release a 4g version as a upgrade or new console (new generation) to get moar money
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It has touchscreen, Not buying it, I dont want to poke stuff while im on the move.
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It has touchscreen, Not buying it, I dont want to poke stuff while im on the move.
Just saying that means you have no interest in either handheld consoles lol.
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Because it will attract more customers. Someone that doesn't know the technical side of 1/2/3/4g but only knows that higher number = newer will buy it if it's brand 4g.

Although if it's 3g, people will still buy it. Infact, forget it beacuse sony will most likely release a 4g version as a upgrade or new console (new generation) to get moar money
You got it all wrong. If its a product by Sony people will buy it. And people who care weather it has 3g or 4g should try some other product than a game console like PSP. And PSP has Wifi b when "g" was standardised nobody cared they just wanted great games and good looking games thats what Sony delivered. The only thing which is important for the platform is how powerful cpu and gpu is going to be which will give an idea how games are going to look like. Yet again when i say CPU and GPU an average customer should not care weather its tegra 2 or tegra 3 other than getting good looking games. Well known fact Sony makes gorgeous looking games even a pathetic cpu eg:Cell.

And i don't understand when did Sony add features on new console and charge more? Last time i saw them only removing awesome features like IR,Programmable battery,Linux,usb ports etc.. Even if they bring new models like PSP 2000 or 3000 or PS3 slim they are always cheaper. Sony is a company who follows ethics of marketing a product and not cheating people. You have got it all wrong bro.

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Just saying that means you have no interest in either handheld consoles lol.
lol
Edited by meetajhu - 1/23/11 at 4:02pm
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