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Sony PlayStation Vita coming to Vodafone Feb 22nd

Vodafone has confirmed Sony’s new handheld gaming console the Sony PlayStation Vita 3G edition will be available to buy from February 22nd for £279, confirming a rumour we first heard last year.

The Sony PlayStation Vita is the latest version of Sony’s handheld console, it includes a 5-inch OLED touchscreen with multitouch support, 16 million colours and front and rear touchpad’s and is powered by a quadcore ARM Cortex A9 processor.

NEAR is an application pre-installed on the VITA, bringing social gaming services unique to PlayStation, including location-based service and social gaming, enabling users to track their friends locations and comment and recommend games.

Sony PlayStation Vita 3G



The Sony PlayStation Vita 3G versions comes with a free 4GB memory card and a PAYG sim, which when topped up by £5, provides a free download of WipEout 2048. Topping up £5 on Vodafone provides 250MB data, which will last 30 days.

3G connectivity means users can access the PlayStation Network on-the-go using the PlayStation Vita, to buy games and download Facebook, Twitter and Flickr apps.

The PlayStation Vita costs £279 and will be available from February 22nd from Vodafone. If that seems a little expensive trade in old handsets and mobile phones to save money using Vodafone BuyBack. A WiFi-only version of the Vita is available for around £219.


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