Rumor: Sony to Unveil New PSP and PSP Phone Next Week at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Sony is planning to unveil an updated PlayStation Portable handheld game device on January 27th at the Sony Computer Entertainment Tokyo Event.With the updated portable player and the Sony Ericsson touch-screen smartphone to be shown at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the Tokyo-based company aims to gain market share in markets dominated by Nintendo […]

Sony is planning to unveil an updated PlayStation Portable handheld game device on January 27th at the Sony Computer Entertainment Tokyo Event.

With the updated portable player and the Sony Ericsson touch-screen smartphone to be shown at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the Tokyo-based company aims to gain market share in markets dominated by Nintendo Co. and Apple Inc., according to one of the people, whose company makes mobile-phone software and was briefed on the plans.

Patrick Seybold, a Sony spokesman declined to say whether the Sony Tokyo Event will include the announcement of the new PlayStation Portable, leaked images of the device have appeared on the internet showing features such as a front facing camera, twin thumb sticks and a microphone.

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