Sony’s PlayStation Classic has just received a massive price but to just $24.99 at both Amazon and Best Buy. Originally priced at $99.99, the miniature game console includes two replica PlayStation Controllers (without analog sticks), an HDMI cable, and a USB Micro-A to standard USB-A cable. It weighs around 170 grams and measures 149 mm × 33 mm × 105 mm, approximately 80% smaller in volume than the original PlayStation. The console is powered by a MediaTek MT8167a Quad A35 system on a chip with four central processing cores clocked at @ 1.5 GHz, a Power VR GE8300 graphics processing unit, 16 GB of eMMC flash storage and 1 GB of DDR3 memory. Product page. Read more for a video of a plug-and-play solution to add more games and additional information.
No, the console does not run the original titles, but rather uses the ReARMed branch of the free and open source emulator PCSX to play its 20 included games. What benefits does this have? Well, for one, each game can be suspended in a save state by pressing the console’s “reset” button and then loaded up again whenever you want. More information.