I don’t know what to say about this bizarro device. I mean… as a game platform it depends entirely on the games. As hardware it’s… difficult to say until you hold the thing. That trackpad in the middle is out of this world, though. With the dots? Sony is either out of its mind or doing something really interesting here.
Specs are reported as: 1GHz Qualcomm processor, 512MB of RAM, 1GB of ROM, and a MicroSD slot. You’d download games from a special market; no word on transferring existing games, but that’s doubtful since this thing and the PSP are not interchangeable hardware.
I’m thinking the ergonomics may be pretty similar to the PSP Go, though, since they appear to be very much alike in shape:
But that’s impossible to determine until we get them next to each other. Engadget has more details and pictures, if the above don’t suffice for you.