PSP 3000 Bundle Versus PSP Go Verdict - Old is Gold

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The manufacturers of PlayStation have been constantly coming out with new versions of this fantastic game and the latest innovative version is the PSP go. It comes close on the heels of the earlier version PSP 3000 Bundle which was very popular and a great success. Consumers were very happy with the performance of PSP 3000 Console Bundle and as such the success of the latest version depends upon whether it can provide more functions and better usage. A quick PSP 3000 Bundle Vs PSP go comparison will throw more light on the prospects of this new offering by Sony.

Salient Differences

As compared to the P-S-P 3000 Bundle, the shape and look of P-S-P go is completely new. Moreover, it does not play games from physical UMD media. It is much more portable as it is 43% lighter than the PSP 3000 Bundle and its size is also smaller. The controls are hidden and slide out when required. Some other comparisons of PSP 3000 Bundle Vs PSP go are given below.

1)The display of PSP go is 97.5 mm and its size is 128 x 16.5 x 69 as compared to 107.5 mm display and 169.4 x 18.6 x 71.4 size of the other.

2)The screen type and screen resolution of both are the same.

3)The weight of PSP go is approx 158g as compared to 189g of the other.

4)The speakers, controls and actions of both are the same.

5)The internal flash memory of PSP go is 16GB as compared to 64MB of the other. The former has a digital download media as compared to UMD (Universal Media Disk) of the latter.

6)The USB charging is via a non-standard Sony USB cable for PSP go as against a standard USB cable for a PSP 3000.

7)PSP go has an embedded battery with a life expectancy of 3 to 6 hours as against a removable battery with a similar life expectancy for standard 1800 mAh for PSP 3000.

8)PSP go has an extra connectivity with Bluetooth which is not available with PSP 3000.

9)The online services are the same but the main PSP 3000 Bundle Vs PSP go difference is the price factor as the PSP go is priced at approx 229 Pounds sterling as against 149 Pounds for PSP 3000.

Noticeable Differences

While making a visual PSP 3000 Bundle Vs PSP go comparison, one easily notices the size reduction that has been achieved for PSP go. The width has been reduced considerably and the controls have been hidden with a new sliding mechanism. It has a glossy black finish and its screen is slightly smaller. The colours are sharper and the battery is embedded and cannot be removed. It has adopted Bluetooth for syncing with handsets and has a 16GB internal flash memory which is expandable to 32GB with a Memory Stick Micro (M2) card.

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