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Specs include a quad-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, 5-inch touchscreen OLED display with 960 x 544 resolution, dual analog sticks (not nubs as on the current generation), 3G, WiFi, GPS, a rear-mounted touchpad, the same accelerometer / gyroscope motion sensing as in the PlayStation Move, an electronic compass, and cameras on both the front and back. Available this holiday season. Wait... what?!












"just as powerful as the PS3"
Not really.
Still a power to be reckoned with? You better bet your life on it.
Edited by OmegaNemesis28 - 1/26/11 at 11:58pm
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So instead of building supercomputers out of split-core PS3's, the US govt. will be ordering 10,000 PSP2's?

Right..
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What is the point when I can play on my PC/PS3 at home and I have my phone on the road?

The PSP2 cannot even fit in a pocket.
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I'm calling bull... lets be real their is no way that the PSP2 is as powerful as the PS3. It might look as good as the PS3 at it's resolution but saying it as powerful as the PS3 is crap just a bunch of hype!

I remember when the PSP launched they said it was as powerful as the PS2...
You don't think that in 5 years they can't put roughly the same power that was in a console in a portable?

I think you guys are being short sighted here. Think about it, 5 years ago most of the market was on 3Ghz P4's, now you can buy gaming netbooks with Nehalem based chips that are many times more powerful and in a more portable form factor.

If it will be exactly as powerful as a PS3 I don't know, but I am sure it will be close if even a developer says so.
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Say hello to 20min battery life....
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Err, graphically maybe. But CPU wise? That's a pretty big pill to swallow.

In this article, its confirming the Cortex A9 as the processor behind the PSP2 (part of Tegra2): http://www.overclock.net/video-game-...-killzone.html

Now I don't doubt Tegra2 has the horsepower to put a 7900GTX in its place, without using anywere near the power, but Cortex A9, as great as it is, isn't a Cell chip.
    
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Err, graphically maybe. But CPU wise? That's a pretty big pill to swallow.

In this article, its confirming the Cortex A9 as the processor behind the PSP2 (part of Tegra2): http://www.overclock.net/video-game-...-killzone.html

Now I don't doubt Tegra2 has the horsepower to put a 7900GTX in its place, without using anywere near the power, but Cortex A9, as great as it is, isn't a Cell chip.
Sure, it's not a cell chip, but the cell isn't really that great. It's actually good that it's not a cell because, even if large game companies may not know a lot about how to develop games in whatever instruction set ARM processors use, they can hire people that have knowledge instead of having to just learn everything themselves. In other words, it will be a lot easier for them to begin developing for it because ARM processors aren't completely new to everyone -- and they'll be able to develop better games faster just by hiring a few guys that have experience in working with ARM, something they couldn't do with cell processors.
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What's in there:
-Drive
-HDD
-Mobo
-Power Transformer

There needs to be room for Air flow as well.
PS2 slim handled airflow just fine. You guys are only bolstering my argument for why there is no way the PSP2 is as powerful as the PS3.


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"just as powerful as the PS3"
Not really.
Still a power to be reckoned with? You better bet your life on it.
Hopefully at GDC I'll get to see more about the PSP2. Not sure if they'll reveal much about it there though.

I'm not really concerned with how powerful they make it, I'm concerned with whether it will have many good titles or not. Wish I'd saved my money rather than buy my PSP. It's a fine piece of hardware, that never gets used.
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PS2 slim handled airflow just fine. You guys are only bolstering my argument for why there is no way the PSP2 is as powerful as the PS3.




Hopefully at GDC I'll get to see more about the PSP2. Not sure if they'll reveal much about it there though.

I'm not really concerned with how powerful they make it, I'm concerned with whether it will have many good titles or not. Wish I'd saved my money rather than buy my PSP. It's a fine piece of hardware, that never gets used.
If the list of developers is anything to go by, which is like twice that of the 3DS, then I'd say you can expect a slew of good titles.
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If it will be exactly as powerful as a PS3 I don't know, but I am sure it will be close if even a developer says so.
You mean someone who is putting time/money into a product that will run on a certain piece of hardware is talking good about the piece of hardware? You don't say....
 
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