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Sony PSP Go

alaTest has collected and analyzed 518 reviews of Sony PSP Go. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Game Consoles for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability and size. The design and usability also get good reviews. Comments are divided on the game selection. Some have doubts about the price.

portability, usability, design, size, reliability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Game Consoles the Sony PSP Go is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Sony PSP Go


alaTest has collected and analyzed 206 user reviews of Sony PSP Go from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Game Consoles on Reviewers really like the game selection and size. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed views about the reliability and price.

portability, usability, design, size, game selection

72% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony PSP Go! Console (Black)Sony PSP Go! Console (Black)

Mar, 2019

Expert review by : Chris Jager (

Sony PSPgo


Sony's PlayStation Portable receives an Apple-esque makeover - for a price

Attractive slide-screen interface, 16GB inbuilt memory, light, digital distribution - the future of gaming

PSP control issues still remain, too expensive, game downloads cost the same as the 'real' thing

The PSPgo is a significant evolution of the Sony PlayStation Portable that impresses on almost every level. Unfortunately, its prohibitive price tag is difficult to overlook -- particularly when compared to the PSP 3000, which will be sold alongside...

Oct, 2009

Expert review by : Darren Gladstone (

Sony PSP Go: first look


In essence the Sony PSP Go is a Mylo with the keyboard ripped out and replaced by game controls. Indeed, we wouldn't be too surprised if Sony used most of the scrapped cases from that funky, defunct device. But we digress. After spending some time with...

Feels great to hold, sliding mechanism is firm ;

Too early to make a definitive judgement ;

The Sony PSP Go will be priced at $US249 (around $300 Australian), in October when they are due to be released in the states, Europe and Asian markets

Jun, 2009

Expert review by : Derek Fung (

Sony PSP Go


We love its slimmer, sexier, more pocket-friendly shape, as well as its pause and restore anywhere feature, but the PSP Go doesn't quite add enough to the mix to justify its price tag.

Mr Pocket please meet PSP ; Heeeey there good lookin ; Light, yet sturdy ; Pause and restore games anywhere ; UMD gone

but leaves upgraders in a lurch ; Hip pocket nerve winces in pain ; More fingerprints than an episode of CSI ; No 802.11g/n, DivX, Xvid support ; Shoulder buttons easy to hit accidentally

In the US, they're bemoaning the Go's price of US$249 (AU$288), an US$80 (AU$92) or a 47 per cent jump up from the PSP-3000. We think they've got it good, though, because in this great brown land the Go will retail for AU$449, a staggering AU$200 or 80...

Sep, 2009

Expert review by : Mark Wilson (

PSPGo Review: PSP Goes Nowhere You Haven’t Been


Four years ago I got married to the most wonderful woman in the world. The evening before the wedding she knocked on my hotel room door and handed me ...

Sep, 2009

Expert review by (

Free Games With PSPgo Rewards


Sony's slimline PSPgo comes packed with 16GB of built-in storage space – meaning that you can take all your favourite games, photos etc, but are reminded that you cannot play UMD discs on the new unit.

Sep, 2009

Consumer review (

Sony PSP Go- PSP


This would be a great device if it was cheaper or had more built in memory.

16gb, bluetooth, smaller


Apr, 2010

Consumer review (

Sony PSP Go- PSP


Have to chunk all your UMDs and games library, and pay more expensive price tag for the games you played... "brilliant" ....

16 GB

Everything except 16 GB storage

Mar, 2010

Consumer review (

Sony PSP Go- PSP


p.s you can download a custom firmware for the psp for nothing

looks good

almost the same features as older psp except more expensive and no UMDs

Jan, 2010

Product Specifications

Audio Output

Sound Output Mode:Stereo


Colour of product:Black


Colour of product:Black / White

Dimensions & Weight



Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:9.65
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:480 x 272
Second display: No
Touchscreen: No

Display (Projector)

Colour Support:24-bit (16.7 million colours)
Diagonal Size:3.8in
Diagonal Size (metric):9.7cm
Output Type:Colour
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Game Console

Colour Support:Colour
Form Factor:Handheld
Name:Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP go) N1000 series
Type:Handheld game console


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony PSP

Input Device

Type:Game pad


Colour:Pearl white/Piano black


Audio formats supported:AAC, MP3, MP4, WAV, WMA
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG, TIF
Number of built-in speakers:2
Video formats supported:AVI, H.264, M-JPEG, MPEG4


Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Cables included:USB
Manual: Yes
User guide: Yes
Video game included: No


Internal Memory:16384 / 64
Internal memory type:DDR
Platform:PlayStation Portable (PSP) / PlayStation Portable go (PSP go)

Ports & interfaces

Connectivity Technology:Wired
DC-in jack: Yes
Headphone outputs:1
USB port: Yes
USB version:2.0


Battery Capacity:930
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power consumption (typical):3


Installed Size:64MB


Built-in memory capacity:16
Built-In Optical Drive: No
Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MS Micro (M2)

Technical Details

Compatibility:PlayStation Portable GO!
Platform:PlayStation Portable GO!

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.65 / 6.9
Height :1.65 / 6.9