PlayStation Vita question.

#1snowy2007Posted 1/24/2013 7:11:08 AM
I'm sorry if this question was asked many times, but does anyone know what the slot next to the game slot is for?
#2Spiffy247Posted 1/24/2013 7:14:41 AM
Truth is: we don't know. They may tell us down the line.
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#3Mister MoneyPosted 1/24/2013 7:15:30 AM
It is supposed to be for accessories which have not been released or produced yet. If nothing surfaces for its use, it will probably be abandoned in any re-design that happens.
Think of the IR port from the PSP 1000. It was removed in all re-designs.
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#4Lord_VishanaPosted 1/24/2013 7:17:30 AM
Currently that is unknown, it's the 'mysterious port' that Sony refuses to divulge any information about. Perhaps it's for a T.V Out function or maybe a UMD accessory. Just trying theorize some ideas, these are kinda unlikely.

I'm actually wondering if it's for a cord to connect to the PS4/Orbis. Perhaps the Vita is the controller for it?
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#5TrygonTBDPosted 1/24/2013 10:55:59 AM
I've heard rumors that there's plans to put an Active Shutter interface there, so the Vita can support 3D...

Strictly a rumor, of course.