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Sony PSP Console

The PlayStation Portable (PSP) is a handheld game console developed and marketed by Sony Computer Entertainment. It was first released in Japan on December 12, 2004, in North America on March 24, 2005, and in PAL regions on September 1, 2005, and is the first handheld instalment in the PlayStation line of consoles. As a seventh generation console the PSP primarily competed with the Nintendo DS. There are several models – PSP-1000, PSP2000/3000, PSP Go, and PSP E1000.

Developer – Sony Computer Entertainment
Manufacturer – Sony Corporation
Product family – PlayStation
Type – Handheld game console
Generation s- eventh generation
Release dates
JP: December 12, 2004
NA: March 24, 2005
BR: March 24, 2005
INA: March 24, 2005
EU: September 1, 2005
AS: September 1, 2005
AF: September 1, 2005
AU: September 1, 2005


Lifespan – 2004–2014
Discontinued
NA: January 2014
JP: June 2014
PAL: December 2014


Units sold Worldwide – 80–82 million
Media – UMD, digital distribution
Operating system – PlayStation Portable system software
CPU – 20-333 MHz MIPS R4000
Memory
32 MB (PSP-1000); 64 MB (2000, 3000, Go, E1000) (system RAM)
2MB (video RAM)
Storage – Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo
PSP Go: Memory Stick Micro (M2) and 16 GB flash memory
Display – 480 × 272 pixels with 24-bit color, 30:17 widescreen TFT LCD
PSP Go: 3.8 in (97 mm)
other models: 4.3 in (110 mm)
Graphics – Custom Rendering Engine + Surface Engine GPU [4]
Sound – Stereo speakers, mono speaker (PSP-E1000), microphone (PSP-3000, PSP Go), 3.5 mm headphone jack
Connectivity – Wi-Fi (802.11b) (except PSP-E1000), IrDA (PSP-1000), USB, Bluetooth (PSP Go)
Online services – PlayStation Network


Dimensions

  • PSP-1000:
  • 2.9 in (74 mm) h
  • 6.7 in (170 mm) w
  • 0.91 in (23 mm) d
  • PSP2000/3000:
  • 2.8 in (71 mm) h
  • 6.7 in (169 mm) w
  • 0.75 in (19 mm) d
  • PSP Go:
  • 2.7 in (69 mm) h
  • 5.0 in (128 mm) w
  • 0.65 in (16.5 mm) d
  • PSP E1000:
  • 2.9 in (73 mm) h
  • 6.8 in (172 mm) w
  • 0.85 in (21.5 mm) d

Mass

  • PSP1000: 9.9 ounces (280 g)
  • PSP2000/3000: 6.7 ounces (189 g)
  • PSP Go: 5.6 ounces (158 g)
  • PSP E1000: 7.9 ounces (223 g)

Best-selling game – Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories (7.6 million)

Backward compatibility – PS one (download only)

Successor – PlayStation Vita

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