An Introduction to the Sony PSP

eiodotcom —  July 20, 2012 — 1 Comment

Today’s Eio post is on the PlayStation Portable (PSP).

Sony’s PlayStation Portable

The PSP has been around since 2003. While it is not the newest video game console, its technology does have distinguishing features. According to Wikipedia, it is the only handheld console to use an optical disc format as the primary way it stores data. Furthermore, its large viewing screen far surpasses that of other handheld video game consoles, it has a vast array of multi-media capabilities, and has connectivity with the Internet, and other PlayStation generations.


Audio – the PSP has a built in microphone, mono speakers, and stereo speakers. It also includes a synthesizer, equalizer, and effector.

Screen Size – 4.3 inches by 3.8 inches

Internet – PSP has full internet browser with Wi-Fi capability. You can compete with your friends over multiplayer online games.

Backward Compatibility – the PSP can also play earlier versions of PlayStation software and games.

Battery Life – comes with a Li-Ion battery and includes a DC USB power adapter to charge the battery so you don’t have to keep buying new batteries.


There have been five versions of the PSP since 2004. The latest since 2011, the PSP-E1000 is one of the few still in production. For connectivity and storage, it has a USB 2.0 interface, UMD, headphone jack, and memory stick PRO duo. For RAM and internal storage, it comes with 64MB and has 64MB system software. For its display, it has 4.3 in (110 mm) 16:9 TFT at 480 × 272, 16.77 million colors.

Eio carries PSP games, accessories, and consoles.

SONY 98565 PSP go Cradle

SONY 98579 8GB Memory Stick Micro M2 (includes M2 Duo adaptor)

MaxAccs BUPP022 PSP 18 in 1 Starter Kit

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