If you're serious about portable gaming, the Sony PlayStation Vita is a must-have device. Coupled with a gorgeous 5-inch OLED gameplay is superb, thanks to the dual analog sticks and very responsive face buttons. The handheld's touch-only UI is a breeze to manage but the use of proprietary memory cards is a blemish on an otherwise outstanding product.

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At a Glance
  • When it comes to pure performance, the PlayStation Vita is the best dedicated handheld gaming console you can buy.


    • Rear touchpad works well, permits unique gameplay.
    • Light and durable design with excellent controls.
    • Big, beautiful OLED screen.


    • Onboard 0.3 megapixel cameras are terrible.
    • Middling battery life.
    • Overpriced proprietary memory cards.
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