How to Buy a Play Station Vita

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How to Buy a Play Station Vita

The Playstation Vita is Sony's extremely impressive handheld console. The Vita is a console that is renowned for fantastic graphics and gameplay across a range of hugely popular titles such as Call of Duty and also providing a whole entertainment system in one device so you can play music and watch videos on the move. The Playstation Vita consoles and games are available to search for and buy in the Electronics section on eBay.

What is the Playstation Vita?

The Playstation Vita is a handheld console made by Sony. It is the next line of portable console after the Playstation portable and is a part of the Playstation brand. The Playstation Vita was released towards the end of 2011 in most countries but came to Australia in early 2012. This console is in direct competition to Nintendo's 3DS.

The Playstation Vita has a 5 inch touchscreen and two analogue sticks as controls. The handheld console supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and some versions will come with 3G capabilities. The Vita has a quad-core processor and graphics processing unit, making it one of the most powerful handheld gaming devices on the planet.

One of the most impressive features of the Playstation Vita is that Playstation 4 games can be played remotely, meaning you can play high quality games on the move so even if you have to go somewhere you can still complete the level you are stuck on, on the way.

Playstation Vita Features and Specifications

The Playstation Vita is a powerful handheld gaming machine and has an impressive set of features and specifications. The table below highlights what's inside the Vita:




7.17 inches


3.29 inches


0.73 inches




Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Screen size

5 inches




960 x 544 px


ARM Cortex A9 MPCore




512 MB


D-Pad, Shoulder buttons, Rear touchpad

Analogue stick(s)




Wi-Fi support

802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b





Bluetooth version

2.1 + EDR







Built-in microphone


External storage


Maximum external size

32 GB

Game media type

Cartridge, Internal / Downloads

Online multiplayer


Online store


Headphone jack


Removable battery


Battery type



2210 mAh

Rear and Front Camera


The Playstation Vita is one of the hottest gaming consoles on the planet for gamers of all ages. There is a massive range of Vita games including FIFA 14 and Grand Theft Auto so there is a good selection of games to keep you entertained for hours. Be sure to take a look at Vita games whilst browsing for your PS Vita console.

How to Buy a Playstation Vita on eBay

The hugely popular Playstation Vita is available on eBay by clicking on the All Categories button on the eBay homepage . Then click on the Electronics section to start searching for the handheld consoles, games and accessories by clicking on the filters on the left hand side. From here, the selection of Playstation Vita consoles, games and accessories can be further narrowed by type, brand, condition, or price range.

The Playstation Vita can be bought in the following ways:

  • Bidding - Bid for Playstation Vita consoles with your best offer for that item. You can increase offers at any time until the item listing has finished. The bidder with the highest offer will then be the owner of the consoles after they have paid for the product.
  • Buy it Now'- Find the PS Vita console you want and buy it at a ‘Buy it Now' price. Searches can be filtered by auction and ‘Buy it Now' posts in the search results page on the left hand side of the page.

When buying the Playstation Vita, take your time when bidding and buying to get a feel for what a good price is and see if you can find any consoles that come with money-saving bundles of games or accessories. Read the item descriptions carefully and ask the seller of the item any questions if it is not totally clear on the item page.

Look out for the latest deals on PS Vita consoles, games and accessories by checking in the ‘Electronics' section where some fantastic discounts are to be found, along with free postage costs.


The Playstation Vita is one of the coolest and most powerful consoles on the market and has one of the best selections of games affiliated to it. You can even use the Vita to play your PS4 games remotely which is one of the most technologically amazing things to come out of the video games world. Browse the large selection of Playstation Vita consoles, games and accessories in the Electronics section on eBay.

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