- 14 Dec 2012 7:00 AM
* Dual analog controls: Uncompromised portable gaming is here. Enjoy a fully immersive experience with intuitive dual analog sticks that give you the ultimate in gaming control.
* Motion Sensor: Touch, tilt and steer your way through adventures, plus enjoy endless ways to manipulate your environment, interact with characters and utilise in-game tools.
* Cross-platform play: Now the fun never has to stop. Start playing a game on your PlayStation 3 system, pause it, then pick it up on PS Vita right where you left off with cross-platform play. You can even join in multiplayer games on your PS Vita and play against players on their PS3 systems.
* Touchscreen: Enjoy a revolutionary new way to control actions and complete challenges with a touch of your finger on the stunning 5" OLED screen.
* Rear touch pad: A whole new dimension in gameplay. Now enjoy greater hand control and interact with games with revolutionary three-dimensional motions that enable you to grab, trace, squeeze, push and pull too. Imagine the possibilities...
* Front & rear cameras: Blur the line between gaming and real life with amazing augmented reality experiences. Using the front and rear cameras, you can transpose your surroundings, and even yourself, into the game you're playing, creating a whole new world every time you play.
* 5" OLED screen: Games, action and experiences are brought to life with levels of stunning colour and definition never-before-seen in portable gaming.
* Multiplayer: The world is in play, so join in. Find, challenge, play and share with friends and players around the world by connecting with them online at no extra cost.
* GPS: Locate, connect and play with friends wherever you are. Location-based apps like 'near' and gifting features mean you can find people playing in your immediate vicinity and anchor items like weapons and power-ups in real-life locations so your friends can find them.
* Microphone: Control characters and apps, direct actions and customise games using voice-activation with the built-in microphone.