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PlayStation Vita
PlayStation Vita

The first generation PS Vita (PCH-1000)
Type Handheld
First available 2011–present
CPU Quad-core ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore
Media PS Vita Card, digital distribution through PlayStation Network
System storage 1 GB flash memory (PCH-2000 model only)
Connectivity IEEE 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR
Online service PlayStation Network
Release dates JP: December 17, 2011

NA: February 15, 2012

EU: February 22, 2012

Units sold at least 4 million (worldwide; as of January 2013)
Predecessor PlayStation Portable
The PlayStation Vita (officially abbreviated PS Vita or Vita; unofficially PS-Vita or PSV) is a handheld game console developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment. It is the successor to the PlayStation Portable (aka PSP) as part of the PlayStation brand of gaming devices. It was released in Japan on December 17, 2011, with releases in North America, Europe, and other worldwide regions starting on February 22, 2012. It primarily competes with the Nintendo 3DS as part of the eighth generation of video game consoles.