Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Sony: NGP may run longer on battery, cost more than 3DS

updated 06:10 pm EST, Thu January 27, 2011

Sony talks NGP battery life and relative pricing

Sony's SCEA president Jack Tretton gave hints in an interview that the NGP might ease some of the worries on battery life, but not necessarily on price. He stressed that the company would "certainly look to improve" on the PSP's battery life even with the five-inch screen and quad-core hardware. Engadget in sitting down with Tretton figured that meant more than the 4.5 to seven hours of typical use.

On price, the executive alluded to the device being relatively expensive. More powerful hardware and good content could entice someone to pay more in relation to a device like the Nintendo 3DS. "I think if the quality's there, then the people will find a way to buy it, within reason," he said.

Tretton didn't confirm the Wi-Fi models like his European counterpart but did note that PlayStation Suite would carry more than just games. The Suite requires Android 2.3 and should work on the Nexus S along with any other device kept up to date.

No direct mention was made of the Xperia Play, but he dropped hints that he was aware of public knowledge of the PlayStation phone and the Mobile World Congress unveil date. "Stay tuned," he said.



By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

  1. facebook_Cornelius

    Via Facebook

    Joined: Jan 2011

    0

    ngp price

    I hope the price is in the $200's, Sony has a habit of overpricing new consoles! Anyone heard anymore news on Sony NGP all I could find was this website http://playstation4.net/sony-ngp

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Adesso Compagno X Bluetooth keyboard

The shift from typing on physical keyboards to digital versions on smartphones and tablets hasn't been an easy for many consumers. Fro ...

Polk Audio 4 Shot headset

Sound quality and design are two of the biggest areas of focus for manufacturers when coming up with a new gaming headset. Depending o ...

Patriot Supersonic Phoenix USB 3.0 drive

USB thumb drives aren't the end all solutions for data transfer and traveling needs. Sometimes people want something with a little mor ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News