Sony Playstation Portable vs Sony PlayStation Vita

Full Comparison

General

Sony Playstation PortableSony Playstation PortableSony PlayStation VitaSony PlayStation Vita
CPU Clock Speed
333 MHz
2000 MHz
Screen size
4.30 in
5.00 in
Screen resolution
480, 272
960, 540
Built-in camera
noNo
yesYes
Backward compatibility
yesYes
yesYes
Multiplayer support
yesYes
yesYes

Technical

Sony Playstation PortableSony Playstation PortableSony PlayStation VitaSony PlayStation Vita
Processor cores
1
4
Processor type
1 Core MIPS R4000
4 Core ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore
Ram memory
32MB
512MB
Touch display
noNo
yesYes

Dimensions

Sony Playstation PortableSony Playstation PortableSony PlayStation VitaSony PlayStation Vita
Weight
0.62 lb
0.57 lb
Colour of product
Black, Pink, Red, Silver, White
Black, Silver, White

Storage

Sony Playstation PortableSony Playstation PortableSony PlayStation VitaSony PlayStation Vita
Internal storage
32 GB
Less than 1GB
Memory card reader
yesYes
yesYes
Type of media
UMD
Memory card
Compatible memory cards
Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick Duo (MS Duo), Memory Stick Micro (MS Micro/M2), Memory Stick Pro Duo (MS Pro Duo)
Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick Duo (MS Duo)
Built-in hard drive
noNo
noNo

Audio

Sony Playstation PortableSony Playstation PortableSony PlayStation VitaSony PlayStation Vita
Supported audio files
MP3, WAV (PCM), WMA
AAC, Matroska (MKA), MP3, WAV (PCM)
Built-in speakers
2-channel (Stereo)
2-channel (Stereo)

Image

Sony Playstation PortableSony Playstation PortableSony PlayStation VitaSony PlayStation Vita
Supported image files
BMP, GIF, JPEG/JPG, PNG, TIFF
BMP, GIF, JPEG/JPG, PNG

Connectivity

Sony Playstation PortableSony Playstation PortableSony PlayStation VitaSony PlayStation Vita
WiFi
yesYes
yesYes
USB
yesYes
yesYes
GPRS
noNo
noNo
Wireless networking standard
802.11b
802.11b, 802.11g
Bluetooth
noNo
yesYes
Headphone output
1
1
Built-in navigation system
noNo
yesYes

Power

Sony Playstation PortableSony Playstation PortableSony PlayStation VitaSony PlayStation Vita
Battery life (running)
5 h
9 h
Battery type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Number of batteries required
1
1

Often compared to Playstation Portable

Often compared to PlayStation Vita