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81
Global
Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
81

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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User Reviews

80
IM_BATMAN
I bought my PSP-1000 from my brother in interest of homebrewing it. I found...read more
80
tatsumaki
The Playstation Network Store. That is possibly the best (and most underutilized)...read more
50
wowbear
Great display and some great games got the PSP off to a great start. Late to...read more
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Key Specs

Game format
Optical, Downloadable
Screen size
4.322
Touchscreen
No
Online features
Multiplayer, Voice chat, Store, Browser
Direction control
D pad, Thumb stick
Motion controls
No
Camera
Yes
Model

General

Game format
Optical, Downloadable (1.8 GB)
Backward compatible
No

Display

Secondary display
No

Controls / accessories

Direction control
D pad, Thumb stick (1)
Motion controls
No
Camera
Yes (External) (1.3 megapixels)
Other peripherals
Remote, Other

Sound

Speakers
Stereo
Audio jack
3.5mm

Media playback

Photo viewer
Yes (Bmp, Gif, Jpeg, Png, Tiff)
Audio playback
Yes (Aac, Mp3, Wma)
Video playback
Yes (Avi, H264, M-jpeg, Mpeg4, Wmv)

Networking / online service

WiFi
Yes (802.11802.11 b) (Wep, Wpa)
Online features
Multiplayer, Voice chat, Store, Browser
Downloadable content
Games, Game updates, Tv shows, Movies

Storage

Internal storage
No
Memory card support
Yes (Ms pro duo, Ms duo)

Hardware

CPU speed
333 MHz
GPU speed
166 MHz
Video RAM
2 MB
System RAM
32 MB
Internal ROM
32 MB
USB
2.0 (1 ports)

Power

Battery size
Rechargeable (Li-ion)

Other features

Screen size
4.3 inches
Screen resolution
480x272
Screen type
LCD
Touchscreen
No
Model
Slim and Lite

General

Backward compatible
Yes

Controls / accessories

Other peripherals
Video-out

Hardware

System RAM
64 MB
Internal ROM
64 MB
Model
PSP-3000

Controls / accessories

Other peripherals
Headset mic, Video out

Hardware

System RAM
64 MB
Model
PSP-2000 (PSP Slim & Lite)

Controls / accessories

Other peripherals
Video-out

Hardware

System RAM
64 MB
Model
2000

Controls / accessories

Other peripherals
Video-out

Hardware

Internal ROM
64 MB
Model
3000

Controls / accessories

Other peripherals
Video-out

Hardware

System RAM
64 MB
Model
PSP-2000 (Slim and Lite)

Controls / accessories

Other peripherals
Video-out

Networking / online service

Online features
Store, Browser
Downloadable content
Games

Storage

Internal storage
Yes
Model
PSP Slim Darth Vader

General

Game format
Optical, Downloadable (1.5 GB)
Backward compatible
No

Other features

Screen size
4.3 inches
Screen resolution
480x272
Screen type
LCD
Touchscreen
No

Display

Secondary display
No

Controls / accessories

Direction control
D pad, Thumb stick
Motion controls
No
Camera
Yes
Other peripherals
Headset mic, Video out

Networking / online service

WiFi
Yes
Online features
Multiplayer, Voice chat, Store, Browser
Downloadable content
Games, Game updates, Tv shows, Movies, Music

Storage

Internal storage
No
Memory card support
Yes

Sound

Speakers
Stereo
Audio jack
3.5mm

Media playback

Photo viewer
Yes
Audio playback
Yes
Video playback
Yes

Hardware

CPU speed
333 MHz
System RAM
64 MB
USB
2.0

Power

Battery size
Rechargeable