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PS Vita TV

The new PlayStation Vita TV, unveiled Monday by Sony, will serve as a multimedia-streaming station that connects to the PlayStation 4. Among other things, it will allow people to play games remotely from the PS4 on a TV in another room using a DualShock 3 controller.

Updated:Caption:Photo:Sony video/Screenshot by CNET's John Chan

No wasted space

The slim PS Vita TV measures just 6.5x10.5cm, or about 2.6x4.1 inches. It will retail at 9,480 yen (US $95) in Japan, where it will arrive on November 14, ahead of its international release.

Updated:Caption:Photo:Sony video/Screenshot by CNET's John Chan

HDMI and Ethernet ports

The Vita TV will also offer video-on-demand and network services with video content from Tsutaya TV, Hulu, and the PlayStation store. The ports on the Vita TV include HDMI and Ethernet.

Updated:Caption:Photo:Sony video/Screenshot by CNET's John Chan

Play games

Sony said there will be up to 1,300 Vita titles that can be played using the Vita TV with the DualShock 3 controller.

Updated:Caption:Photo:Sony video/Screenshot by CNET's John Chan

DualShock 3 controller

Here's another look at the PS Vita TV and DualShock 3 controller.

Updated:Caption:Photo:Sony video/Screenshot by CNET's John Chan
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