The new slimmer PS Vita has a new screen. It's LCD, instead of the OLED screen found in the current model. Sony's Andrew House explained why.
In an interview with Nikkei, House said, "The main reason is that the LCD panel can now realise an image as high quality as that of the OLED panel." House also added that the LCD panel makes it easier to slim down the PS Vita.
Nikkei wonders if the change wasn't because the LCD is less expensive than the OLED panel. I wonder that, too.
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