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Sony NGP

Sony NGP (Next Generation Portable) is the codename of company’s next PSP.Sony NGP features a new 5-inch OLED, multi-touch screen and dual analog sticks to help improve usability.NGP will revolve around five key concepts: Revolutionary User Interface, Social Connectivity, Location-based Entertainment, Converging Real and Virtual (augmented) Reality……..

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. announced its next generation portable entertainment system codename: NGP, which delivers the ultimate portable entertainment experience. NGP will make its debut at the end of the year 2011.NGP is designed to offer unparalleled interactive entertainment that is only possible on PlayStation. This new system offers a revolutionary combination of rich gaming and social connectivity within a real world context.NGP will enable infinite possibilities for users to encounter, connect, discover, share and play with friends wherever they are by having Wi-Fi and 3G.NGP incorporates a beautiful multi-touch 5-inch organic light emitting display (OLED) as the front display. A high-performance CPU / GPU combined with OLED enables for both games and other digital entertainment content. The new system also incorporates a unique multi-touch pad on the rear and together with the front touch display it offers new game play allowing users to interact directly with games in three dimension-like motion, through “touch, grab, trace, push and pull” moves of the fingers.

NGP adopts the Super Oval Design form factor created to fit comfortably in users’ hands. For the first time, a portable entertainment system will feature two analog sticks which enable a wider range of game genres to be brought into the portable experience.Every game title for NGP will be provided with a space called LiveArea where users can share the fun and excitement with other players. Users will have access to the latest information of games provided from SCE and 3rd party developers and publishers through PlayStation Network.SCE will also provide location-based services on NGP as part of the basic features utilizing PlayStation Network.The new application will be pre-installed in the system to let users find out what their friends in the vicinity are playing now or what they were playing recently.Taking advantage of the flash memory feature this innovative card can store the full software titles plus add-on game content or the game save data directly on to the card.NGP will also come equipped with two cameras on its front and rear, as well as three motion sensors, gyroscope, accelerometer and electronic compass.

Specs :

  • CPU: ARM Cortex 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)
  • Rear touch pad: Multi touch pad (capacitive type)
  • Cameras: Front camera, Rear camera
  • 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, 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), IEEE 802.11b/g/n (n = 1×1)(Wi-Fi) (Infrastructure mode/Ad-hoc mode), Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR (A2DP/AVRCP/HSP)

List of announced NGP games:

  • Call of Duty
  • Uncharted
  • Killzone
  • Monster Hunter Portable 3
  • LittleBigPlanet
  • Resistance
  • Hot Shots Golf
  • WipEout
  • Gravity Daze
  • Reality Fighters
  • Smart As
  • Broken
  • Little Deviants
  • Dynasty Warriors
  • Metal Gear Solid 4
  • Epic Citadel by Epic Games
  • Yakuza 4
  • Lost Planet 2
  • Dungeon Defenders
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