White PSP to launch next Monday

The white PSP will finally put an end to catastrophes with unreliable importers by officially going on sale in the UK from next Monday 15th May, Stuff

The white PSP will finally put an end to catastrophes with unreliable importers by officially going on sale in the UK from next Monday 15th May, Stuff's moles tell us.

The number one gadget on our ‘Cool List’ last year – its scarcity has, if anything, raised its covetability in our eyes – will cost £180, which is the same as the black original’s Value Pack.

It comes with a bunch of white accessories – headphones, a wrist strap and pouch – and a fairly paltry 32MB Memory Stick Duo.

With Sony’s Location Free box making its UK bow recently [story here] and better web browsing from the latest firmware, it’s a great time be a PSP owner, and a white lick of paint never did the iPod any harm.

Its foe, the Nintendo DS, has recently had a power up in the form of its new Lite version – look out for a head-to-head test in our July issue, out 1st June.

Ninty’s warrior may have the most fiendishly addictive games, but the PSP looks to have the multimedia edge with a host of new add-ons in the pipeline. A camera, GPS functionality and a download service for classic games have all been promised by the end of the year.

You’ll be able to get your white version from all the usual high street stores such as GAME and Dixons. Make sure you set your alarm for Monday: there could be a stampede.

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