Sony PSP Slim - Not Slim in Features The Sony PSP Slim and Lite is a handheld game console that was developed and released by Sony Computer Entertainment. The new PSP Slim model gaming console from Sony is 33% lighter and 20% slimmer than the original PSP system. The model numbers have changed to PSP-2000, following the previous region-based numbering scheme. Sony launched the PSP Slim model gaming console in Europe on September 5 and in the U.S. on September 6, 2007 and in Korea on the next day to the U.S. release. The PSP Slim and Lite model has removed the metal chassis but has improved WLAN modules and Micro-controller and a thinner and much lighter LCD display. The PSP-2000 commonly known as "PSP Slim and Lite", offers several other tweaks and improvements from the older generation. It comes with doubled internal memory of 64 MB aimed to improve load times and accommodate for an improvement in the web browser's performance. Sony in an aim to make the PSP slimmer has reduced the capacity of the battery by about 1/3rd. The runtime of the PSP is still the same as the older model. Thanks to the efficient power usage. But, the battery cover on the newer model does not fit over the older battery. Thanks to the bulkier size. The PSP Slim and Lite model comes with a new enamel coated finish that will prevent scratches and smudges. The serial port is also in modified form as to accommodate a new video-out feature. The new model comes with a new UMD loading tray design that is more efficient in terms of size, while the Wi-Fi switch is now on the top of the console and the Memory Stick slot moved to the upper left. The speakers are now placed on the front of the PSP near the top of the screen. The PSP Slim and Lite model gaming console was released in Hong Kong on August 30, 2007. It was launched in North America on September 5 and in New Zealand on September 14, 2007. Jack Daniel is an expert author and the webmaster of Compare Mobile Phones. The website having details of Latest Gadget and Sony PSP Slim.