“As a movie player the Sony takes it all a notch above the standard set by the excellent PMPs produced by Archos. Widescreen and superior resolution via UMD are just two major points. I don’t knowhow good video quality can get via the Pro Duo card for those who trade movies, but it is pretty obvious that the quality of the source file may not match what Sony Entertainment is throwing on UMD.
Finally, the UMD format that Sony offers its games in has the potential be quite disruptive in a few other areas. The technology is already in a lot of people’s hands, something Sony was unable to do with its mini-disc line. The question is will these people purchase anything other than PSP games in UMD? Sony is betting they will. “
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