No Wifi / No Stereo: PSP-E1000 specs revealed

Last week, when Sony revealed the new, streamlined PSP-E1000 at Gamescom, details were a little slim (just like the redesigned handheld!). Now though, we know all about this shiny, trimmed-down version, which has axed wifi capabilities in order to achieve a lower selling price.

The "new" PSP-E1000

The "new" PSP-E1000

It’s also – more surprisingly – scrapped on-board stereo sound. You’ll still get full two-speaker glory if you plug in a pair of headphones (or, presumably, a set of stereo speakers), but the device itself is the first to feature a single built-in speaker. Another interesting, cost-cutting measure – but do gamers want to sacrifice quality and experience to save a few bucks?

The PSP-E1000 will set you back a recommended €99, US$99, or AUD $140 depending on your location.

Specifications for PSP-E1000 series
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.

  • LCD screen: 4.3 inches / 10.9 cm (16:9) full-transparent type, TFT drive. Approximately 16,770,000 colours displayed.
  • Sound: Monaural speaker.
  • Internal disc drive: Read-only Universal Media Disc drive.
  • Interface: DC IN 5V connector. Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0 compliant). DC OUT connector. Headset connector. Memory Stick PRO DuoTM slot.
  • Power source: AC Adaptor: DC 5.0 V. Lithium-Ion rechargeable Battery Pack.
  • Maximum power consumption: Approx. 6 W (when charging).
  • External dimensions: Approx. 172.4 × 73.4 × 21.6 mm (width × height × depth) (excludes largest projection).
  • Weight: Approx. 223 g (including Battery Pack).
  • Operating environment: temperature 5C – 35C.
  • Compatible codecs: Universal Media Disc Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Main Profile Level 3. Music: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Main Profile Level 3, Linear PCM, ATRAC3plusTM Memory StickTM For details, refer to the User’s Guide.
  • Universal Media Disc laser
    • Wave length: 655 – 665 nm.
    • Power: Max. 0.28 mW.
    • Type: Semiconductor, continuous.
  • AC Adaptor
    • Input: AC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz.
    • Output: DC 5 V, Max. 1500 mA.
    • External dimensions: Approx. 61 × 23 × 84 mm (width × height × depth) (excludes largest projection).
    • Weight: Approx. 62 g.

This story was featured in Episode 28, Season 2 of playerattack News:

playerattack News is a once-a-week wrap up of the biggest news to hit the pages of playerattack. If you’d like to subscribe, you can do that via RSS feed, through iTunes, or if you’d prefer, subscribe to our YouTube channel.

Tags: , , , , , ,

Facebook Google+ Linkedin Pinterest Reddit Stumbleupon Tumblr N4G Twitter