83
Engadget
Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
83

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

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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PlayStation Vita review

The PS Vita is easily the most advanced portable gaming device to date, but will live and die by software support. It's off to a good start, if you can swallow the sticker price.

Pros
  • Superb 5-inch OLED touchscreenIntuitive, snappy UIComfortable button layout and dual-stick controls
Cons
  • Unimpressive cameraShort battery life Dust- and fingerprint-magnet
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Scores

Engadget

83
 

User Reviews

90
adcustom
Putting all the "do I need this when I have a smartphone and/or tablet" aside...read more
80
chayashida
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
90
theEDJ
Sony knows hardware. The handheld feels great, and I feel like I have large...read more
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8.1
Average Critic Score

Game library

9.1
 

Graphics

9.9
 

Battery life

5.7
 

Portability (size / weight)

8.1
 

Durability

8.2
 

How It Stacks Up

86

Engadget

86
 

Critic

82
 

User

87
 
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Engadget

85
 

Critic

88
 

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82
 
85

Engadget

85
 

Critic

86
 

User

90
 
83

Engadget

83
 

Critic

78
 

User

85
 
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83
 

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User

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