Vita slim Micro USB to HDMI - just like Android phones???

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#1 Edited by rbamsey (114 posts) -

Been looking quite a bit at the Vita as have a PS4.

What I want to know is -

With my Android HTC one handset I can now buy a micro USB to HDMI cable for about £5 which allows me to connect to a large TV. The new slim has the micro USB as standard. Will this be able to feed the game action to a big TV? Will wait for a slim in the UK if so.

Any ideas?

#2 Posted by donalbane (16369 posts) -

I'm not sure, but your old pal Mr. google knows. I was considering waiting, but after looking at how much worse the screen looks on the new version, I went with the OLED original. It's been really great.

#3 Edited by rbamsey (114 posts) -

I've searched web - my post in the forum comes up in the top five

#4 Posted by Jaysonguy (37831 posts) -

No, it can't output to the TV

#5 Edited by tempura13 (493 posts) -

That would be too good to be true. Try looking into the Vita TV instead.

#6 Posted by rbamsey (114 posts) -

My phone did not have this feature over a year ago when I got it. HTC One S - and I never thought it would be able to. However, the micro USB connection can handle video output as I've done it with one of these:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/131057883577?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649

#7 Posted by tempura13 (493 posts) -
@rbamsey said:

My phone did not have this feature over a year ago when I got it. HTC One S - and I never thought it would be able to. However, the micro USB connection can handle video output as I've done it with one of these:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/131057883577?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649

Perhaps it's doable, since the cable/port is no longer proprietary. Safe to say that Sony won't allow it though.

#8 Posted by Articuno76 (18948 posts) -

To my knowledge the Vita 2000 doesn't have video-out.