According to forum posters at PSPChina, the long-rumored PSP-3000 in is production and will include a built-in mic, along with minor cosmetic changes.
???this has to be fake. if real though, i guess im gonna have to keep my PSP-1000 for a little while longer, I was thinking about getting the PSP-2000, but news like this is just unreal.
Sony has been dropping many balls lately. No rear USB on the new 80G PS3, and not this. Building in a Mic means no built-in bluetooth or bluetooth adapter. I just bought a PSP Slim a month ago and am ecstatic with the hardware, not so much with available software. But as a media device, it needs a Bluetooth adapter. I can't use it in the gym with wires. It's easier to use something smaller with bluetooth like my Samsung P2. Also, there's no iPod adapter cable. So all the Precor equipment built to connect video Ipods to display on their screens are useless. If they were putting in Bluetooth, I'd buy one in a second even though my current PSP is only 1 month old. But Sony just doesn't have the Killer Instinct that Microsoft has.
if none of the other PS3s had rear USB ports, then why were you under the impression the latest 80GB (previously 40GB SKU) would?
... Unfortunately it cost too much so I got the 40 and put in a 160G HD. I would have purchased the new 80G for $399 and sold my current PS3 with the 80G HD just to get the rear USBs, but nooooo. If I had rear USB I'd put a permanaent external on the PS3 in my Home Theatre and would be chomping at the bit for PlayTV here in the US. As it is now, I rarely use the USB port at all, I even charge my controllers on teh PC, the connection in the front are not aesthetic. Maybe if my PS3 was in the bedroom or basement, but it's in the home theatre with my 52" LCD, and USB cables hanging out the front are unwelcome. As much as I want rears, I'm not shelling out over $500 for an original 80G.
no PS3 has ever had rear USB ports. I don't know what you are thinking.
I stand corrected. It had SD but no rear USB. I can't very well slam Sony for taking away what was never there. The SD I don't need. Still, PS3 needs an elegant rear USB solution. It is keeping me from buying peripherals for the PS3. With rear USB ports I'd buy a Canon Photo printer, camera, and Play TV. Not putting them in front with a hub and cable. Just not doing it.
Sony announced that they would keep making revisions, it is only natural, especially since those will make PSP demand a lot higher.
Ummm i still don't see my second analog stick....
No 2nd analog stick = no sales to me. It is absolutely essential to bring console-like games to the handheld market. While there have been valiant efforts so far with decent results, they always fall short of the console games because of the lack of a 2nd analog stick.
How can they keep updating models without dual analogs? News about the GPS add-on is cool, but I will not buy one 'til they update with dual analogs!
I highly, highly, highly doubt they're going to push a new PSP. Not after making the 2000 series so colourful. It's been less than a year and Sony just doesn't toss money around. However if these are real, I can only picture it being a limited edition or special package. Best way to compare is get casing images of the PSP-2000 series.
at least not for a while. sony has already stated on several occasions that they don't want to make changes that would fragment the market. adding a second analog stick would be great but would potentially leave millions of psp owners out in the cold as new games get released requiring the second stick. yeah, the devs could get around that with smart programming but based on their statements it doesn't look like it's something sony is interested in doing for the time being.
Built in mic? Like the DS? what a stupid rumor.if the mic wasnt standard with all psps,it wont be utilised.much like custom installs and the 360. Btw,they removed the automatic pop loader thingy for UMD loading,and even removed the infa red from the PSP2000,that the PSP1000 had purely cuz it wasnt (officially) supported.and now they'll add a useless mic. Yeah right.
In production, more like in the R&D/ testing phase at the most.
Damit i just rebought a PSP two weeks ago if this true.
No trade in from me.
If true the mic could be used for skype. they should also add a built in camera, HDD, Blu tooth, and whatever else.
This Psp Need something that would make people upgrade their psp's. Idk maybe touch screen, second analog, harddrive, these would be a start.
your talking about features on a whole new portable, this is simply a remodel.
Add-ons like harddrive and second analog(this one might be hard). I think these can be added on the Psp.
That sounds more like possibilities for PSP2! :P
They'll need R2 and L2 buttons on the PSP2 if ps1 and ps2 games are going to be properly supported
Well, the Chinese are known to make copy-cat consoles and handhelds. I wouldn't be surprised if this "rumor" turns out to be a copy-cat of the PSP.
2 analog sticks Better Piracy protection Built in Mic I'll take two please.
you guys arent gonna see two analog sticks any time soon, because that is something that would only be done on a whole portable, thats like making a new ds slim and adding a new button, it just wouldnt make sense, cuz almost nothing would support it. Wait for the PSP 2 guys, dont get your hopes up for any new psp with the numbers ?000 at the end of it.
Pony Playportable System play. I love that hand held console.heard it ran games off mini-betamax discs.
not much for gaming beat all Final Fantasy games, nothing else trigger my reaction on my psp so i play brain games on my DS, an other games. I hate mic games cause the put to much enfascences in it like they did on GC mario party 6 I think! hope i spelled that long winded word right lol!
Lets ride the waves of a flooded Market. Because that's what a 3rd redesign would do.
Sounds like some cheesy robot name. I want something original.
I really want a clam-shell PSP design.
I love my PSP Slim but only after I got that optional extended life battery with a silver and black covers. The basic battery that comes with it sucks sooo much.And ppl that bought the GoW bundle they cant find a red cover.... What I want to see in a PSP 2.0 as most important feathures: -A huge in power battery that can't be removed(Like the one on the DS)If it is uber dont need to change it. -It should still be UMD compatible but the new games for the system should be made inside a umd 2.0 with at least 5giga of storage limit. -A HDD built in with 20-80G(core system) and a 160 g ala iPod for the best model. -2 analogs and R2&L2 as well.
haha damn i still got the phatty model!!!its heavy!!
im sick of this sh!t.. ok sony give it up PSP is outdated...lets see a PSP2 please! if they realeased a PS3 2000 instead of a next gen console, would you buy it? no......i would have to buy the 720 so give us PSP 2 or give us nothing
If you believe this right now, I know a robot who'd like to give you a prize, he's standing in front of this dark alley. ..
Hopefully! And if so, good thing I didn't waste my money on a Slim.
It this was a genuine PSP, then why do we only see small parts of it. He should be able to take a picture of the whole thing, but if he did, it would probably be so obvious that its a fake.
More like PSP spoof. Sorry guys, but I doubt the validity of this.
Yeah...umm...this is soooo real.
But they need to quit making revisions and go straight for the PS2P (That's right.). Of course they're probably waiting until after Ninty's next handheld comes out, too.
I'm almost certain that Sony will never bring out a PSP with a second analog stick added, it would result in angry customers and games being made that support (possibly even need) the 2nd analog stick. A new PSP would allow Sony to add a second stick, a mic or even a motion sensor to turn the PSP into a fully functional Sixaxis console. They wouldn't be able to do so with the current PSP, but maybe a PSPv2 would come with those things...
Alleged Photos?? I'm pretty sure those photographs are real. Whether or not the subject of the photographs are actually the PSP-3000 is another story. :)
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