Sony has released a full list of technical specs for the PlayStation Vita, confirming

that all models of the handheld include 512MB of main memory. This goes against

reports which

suggested the system's main memory had been halved.

Full PlayStation Vita Technical Specifications

  • Platform Name: PlayStation Vita
  • Model number: PCH-1000 series
  • CPU: ARM(R) Cortex(TM)-A9 core (4 core)
  • GPU: SGX543MP4+
  • External Dimensions: Approx. 182.0 x 18.6 x 83.5mm (width x height x depth)(tentative, excludes largest projection)
  • Screen: 5 inches (16:9), 960 x 544, Approx. 16 million colors, OLED (Touch screen) Multi touch screen (capacitive type)
  • Main memory: 512MB
  • VRAM: 128MB
  • Rear touch pad: Multi touch pad (capacitive type)
  • Cameras: Front camera, Rear camera
  • Frame rate: [email protected](QVGA), [email protected](VGA)
  • Resolution: Up to 640x480(VGA)
  • Sound: Built-in stereo speakers, Built-in microphone
  • Sensors: Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer), Three-axis electronic, compass
  • Location: Built-in GPS (3G/Wi-Fi model only), Wi-Fi location service support

Keys / Switches:

  • PS button
  • Power button
  • Directional buttons (Up/Down/Right/Left)
  • Action buttons (Triangle, Circle, Cross, Square)
  • Shoulder buttons (Right/Left)
  • Right stick, Left stick
  • START button, SELECT button
  • Volume buttons (+/-)

Wireless communications:

  • Mobile network connectivity (3G/Wi-Fi model only)
  • IEEE 802.11b/g/n (n = 1x1)(Wi-Fi) (Infrastructure mode/Ad-hoc mode)
  • Bluetooth(R) 2.1+EDR (A2DP/AVRCP/HSP)


  • PlayStation Vita card slot
  • Memory card slot
  • SIM card slot (3G/Wi-Fi model only)
  • Multi-use port (for USB data communication, DC IN, Audio (Stereo Out /Mono In), Serial data communication), Headset jack (Stereo mini jack) (for Audio (Stereo Out/Mono In))
  • Accessory port
  • Power: Built-In Lithium-ion Battery,AC adaptor
  • Supported Music: MP3 MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer 3, MP4 (MPEG-4 AAC)
  • AV content: WAVE (Linear PCM)
  • Videos: MPEG-4 Simple Profile (AAC), H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, High/Main/Baseline Profile (AAC)
  • Photos: JPEG (Exif 2.2.1), TIFF, BMP, GIF, PNG