Sony PSP 2 Codenamed NGP (Next Generation Portable) Revealed! [VIDEO DEMO]

Sony has just unveiled its next big “portable” thing i.e the PlayStation Portable 2 codenamed NGP (Next Generation Portable). It is based on five new concepts i.e Revolutionary User Interface, Social Connectivity, Location-based Entertainment, Converging Real and Virtual (augmented) Reality. The device is also compatible with previous PSP’s downloadable games. A new form of media, most likely some sort of a flash memory will be used to distribute the games and not the UMD.


Here are the complete specs of Sony’s NGP or the PSP 2:

    • 5-Inch Capacitative Touchscreen
    • Rear-Mounted Touchpad
    • High-Res. OLED Display (960 s 544)
    • Quad-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor
    • Dual Analog sticks
    • WiFi
    • 3G
    • Global Positioning System (GPS)
    • Accelerometer / Gyroscope Motion Sensor (same as PlayStation Move)
    • Electronic Compass
    • Front & Rear Cameras

Sony’s new portable introduces a brand new UI called LiveArea, which has a bunch of vertically navigable home screens and built-in social networking through PlayStation Network. One can easily switch between games and the LiveArea without losing current game progress.

According to Sony, the PSP 2 / NGP will be available this holiday season and will come in both White and Black colors!

Check out the following Live demo videos of PSP 2:

Also check out the photo gallery of Sony’s next-generation PlayStation portable:

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[via Engadget]

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