Sony CEO Andrew House provides some insight onto why the PS Vita's OLED screen was replaced with an LCD in the companies new PS Vita 2000 model, more details inside.........
In an interview Andrew House claims that the LCD screen was implemented to reduce thickness as LCD panels are usually thinner than OLED panels:
"The main reason is that the LCD panel can now realize an image quality as high as that of the OLED panel," House said.Though it is possible Sony included an LCD in the PS Vita 2000 over an OLED to save weight and size its more likely Sony wanted to reduce costs in order to improve their financial standpoint.
In addition, the LCD panel makes it easier to reduce the thickness of the PS Vita, he said. The new model is about 20% slimmer than the previous model.
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