This Is Sony's Newer, Cheaper PSP As Seen At Gamescom

Sony has a new PlayStation Portable. Budget priced at €99 (and currently only for Europe), the PSP E-1000 does what every other PSP does—it just doesn't have built-in Wi-Fi. And it's matte! See?

The PSP E-1000 is on display at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe's big, beach-themed booth, a handheld almost completely free of greasy fingerprints. That may be the most exciting thing about Sony's latest iteration of the six-year-old platform. It's lighter (but slightly larger), shuffles a few hardware features around and has traded its below-screen buttons for a single, touch-sensitive strip.

See some of the other changes coming to the entry level PSP in the gallery above.


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This Is Sony's Newer, Cheaper PSP As Seen At Gamescom

This Is Sony's Newer, Cheaper PSP As Seen At Gamescom

This Is Sony's Newer, Cheaper PSP As Seen At Gamescom

This Is Sony's Newer, Cheaper PSP As Seen At Gamescom

This Is Sony's Newer, Cheaper PSP As Seen At Gamescom

This Is Sony's Newer, Cheaper PSP As Seen At Gamescom