Written on: 08/01/2005 by Jonno (31 reviews written)
Screen Games Graphics Functionality Design
I bought the Sony PSP - Playstation Portable when I was in Hong Kong and haven't been able to put it down since. In the value pack box, you get the PSP, headphones, remote control, memory stick, manual, case, wrist strap and charger. I can say that the battery lasts around 7hrs on a full charge, if you are playing games, but of course the battery discharges faster if you are playing videos. I have also downloaded a few mp3s onto the memory stick and have played them with no problem. I have yet to try a converted DVD, but will in the near future. The games are superb and Ridge Racers has brilliant graphics. Not to mention the fantastic screen, which is clear and large. However, there are some defects with my model. The "L" button sometimes gets stuck if I push it hard and also, there is one dust bubble under the screen, although I really had to look for that. All in all, a great piece of machine for a very reasonable price, considering the features. The PSP has a lot of potential, but it depends if anyone will experiment with it. Compared with the DS, the sales war will be close, but I think that the PSP might just edge it with its functionality and design.