The new model (PCH-2000) will be available in six colours: pink, white,
brown, light blue, black, and yellow. Sony also announced plans to drop
its proprietary PS Vita charger, moving to a more common micro-USB type.
The company also announced that it would be reducing the costs of the
entire range of its PS Vita Memory Cards, as well as introducing a
larger-capacity 64GB model for 9,980 yen.
The new model will reportedly be 20 percent thinner, 15 percent lighter,
include 1GB of built-in memory, and provide an additional hour of
battery life--for a total run time of six hours of use. The new model
appears to abandon the previous model's OLED screen in favour of a
The new PlayStation Vita will be available from October 10 for 19,929
yen, including tax. No Western release dates were confirmed.