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Review of Sony PSPgo$179

Review of Sony PSPgo

3.60 stars
Price Range
Reviewed on: August 04, 2013
Author: BoolPool.com

Pros & Cons

  • Sleek design
  • Vibrant screen
  • Totally digital
  • Games are easy to download
  • Highly portable
  • Good ergonomics
  • Built-in WIFI and Bluetooth
  • No touchscreen keyboard
  • No UMD Drive and no dual analog
  • Not so good battery life
  • No backward peripheral compatibility

Review Summary

This is the summary of consumer reviews for Sony PSPgo. The BoolPool rating for this product is Good, with 3.60 stars, and the price range is $179.00-$199.99.

Sony PSP Go is a highly portable and sleek hand held gaming device. It is all digital and does not support UMD. It has built-in WIFI and Bluetooth. It comes with 16GB memory with an option to add 16GB more externally. The screen is small and vibrant. It boasts an ergonomic design. The games are fast and easy to download and players do not have to carry UMDs with them to play games. All the games fit on the device.

Reviewers say that it is expensive for what it offers and it is good for first time buyers of handheld gaming device. Buyers call it waste of money for its lack of features like dual analog, backward peripheral compatibility and touchscreen keyboard.

Overall, Sony PSPgo does not fare well in players and gamers community. It is just little bit smaller and have let go of UMDs for a higher price.

User Voice

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Review Group #: 1
(2.50 stars)
5 Reviews
Users don't like it
Review Group #: 2
(3.00 stars)
6 Reviews
Compact All digital
Review Group #: 3
(2.00 stars)
7 Reviews
Buyers call it waste of money Lack of games No dual analog No backward peripheral compatibility No touchscreen keyboard
Review Group #: 4
(4.00 stars)
11 Reviews
No UMD drive Games run faster
Review Group #: 5
(3.50 stars)
13 Reviews
Highly portable Totally digital Every single game accessible to play all time
Review Group #: 6
(2.50 stars)
14 Reviews
No UMD upgrade options Proprietary memory upgrade (M2) Poor ergonomics Same CPU/hardware as 8 years ago Small form factor Sleek design Upto 32GB with external memory
Review Group #: 7
(3.50 stars)
21 Reviews
Good for first time buyer of handheld gaming device
Review Group #: 8
(2.50 stars)
33 Reviews
Games are downloadable Easy to download games
Review Group #: 9
(3.50 stars)
38 Reviews
Game pause feature is good Fun to play games
Review Group #: 10
(4.00 stars)
40 Reviews
Small size Better ergonomics Games and movies tend to look more crisp on this device

Where to Buy

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Amazon$274.99Piano Black

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Review Sources

Amazon.com  ‎ Rating: 3.60 stars from 352 reviews‎‎, Price: $288.88 ‎
Cnet.com  ‎ Rating: 2.50 stars from 77 reviews‎.
Cnet.com  ‎ Rating: 3.50 stars from 11 reviews‎.

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