GamingSony Announces the PS Vita TV

Sony Announces the PS Vita TV


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Today Sony at the pre-Tokyo Game Show conference announced the PlayStation Vita TV, that will allow users to easily access video services, games and various content on their TV at home. The new system adopts chip sets and system software of the PlayStation Vita (PS Vita) portable entertainment system and its size is 6.5cm × 10.5cm, smallest of all PlayStation platforms that connect to a TV. With PS Vita TV, users can comfortably enjoy various video services in high quality, including “TSUTAYA TV,” TSUTAYA’s video service with more than 40,000 contents new and old, “niconico,” delivering array of content including live broadcasts, and “Hulu,” an online video subscription service with unlimited access to movies, TVs and anime, by simply connecting the system to the network.

Sony PlayStation Vita TV

In addition, more than 1,300 software titles for PS Vita as well as various network services for PS Vita and PlayStation Plus membership service can be enjoyed on the system. SCE will deliver PlayStation experience available on PS Vita TV through system software updates and by enriching the content, to existing PlayStation fans, as well as those who have not experienced PlayStation products. PS Vita TV accepts Vita memory and game cards, while users will also have access to more than 1,300 Vita, PSP and PS One games.

PS Vita TV will be available first in Japan prior to any other regions, on November 14, 2013, priced at 9,480 yen (£60 / $95). A second version containing a DualShock 3 controller and a memory card will also be available at launch.

Specs for the PlayStation Vita TV

PlayStation Vita TV (PS Vita TV) Product Outline


Product name



®Vita TV (PS Vita TV)







Product code



VTE-1000 AB01



Release date



November 14, 2013



Recommended retail price



9,954 yen (including tax)



External dimensions



Approx. 65.0 × 105.0 × 13.6 mm (length × height × thickness)






Approx. 110g








® Cortex-A9 core (4core)







Main slots and connectors




PlayStation®Vita card slot


Memory card slot


USB connector (USB 2.0 Type A)


HDMI output port (HDMI-CEC)


LAN port (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX)

Wireless communication



・IEEE 802.11b/g/n (n=1×1) (Wi-Fi)


Bluetooth® 2.1EDR (A2DP,AVRCP,HSP,HID)

Internal memory card






AV output



720p, 1080i, 480p



Sound output



LPCM 2ch






AC adaptor: DC 5V



Maximum rated power consumption



Approx. 2.8W







PlayStation®Vita TV × 1


HDMI cable × 1


AC adaptor × 1


Power cord × 1


Printed materials × 1


Chris Hare
Chris Hare
A True Tech Geek at Heart, I Started my life of being a Tech Geek at the age of 5 with the BBC Micro. Went on through most of Nintendo stuff and now a Xbox and PlayStation fan. I also leaked the information about the leaked Hotmail passwords story from October 2009 that went World Wide. I Started writing tech articles at the beginning of 2011, most of my articles are about Android phones and Xbox One and PlayStation 4 and other gaming news. When Chris has free time its with the family.

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