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Sony brings PlayStation to Vietnam

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 19 Jan 2010 17:58 User comments (5)

Sony brings PlayStation to Vietnam Sony Asia has announced that it has launched the PlayStation line of consoles in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
The PSP, PS2 and PS3 are now available in Vietnam, which becomes the 8th country in Sony Asia territories to get the consoles.

The slim PS3 will sell for VND 9,990,000 ($540 USD), the slim PS2 will sell for VND 4,490,000 ($243 USD), and the PSP-3000 model will sell for VND 5,990,000 ($324 USD).

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5 user comments

119.1.2010 18:27

Who can afford this in Vietnam? Isn't about 1/2 of the population in this country dirt poor? Food/clothing is more of a priority to those folks than some console. I know that some people in Vietnam have tvs, entertainment systems, but it seems to be misplaced. I'm scratching my head here. - BLUEBOY

219.1.2010 18:53

I'am with you blueboy,them prices are just plain dumb.

319.1.2010 21:03

I think the PS3 will do fine in Vietnam. All electronics in Vietnam cost more than they are here. There are a good amount of rich people in Vietnam, not including the communists, those $*@! can afford anything.

Even the not so rich can afford the PS3. They just need to save up for it. For some reason, people in Vietnam like to show off. So when something new comes out, they all have to have it. But my guess is a good amount of people in Vietnam already got the PS3 since the system has been out for years. My cousin in Vietnam is not rich at all but he uses a $500 phone haha. My guess is to just show off. I'm here in the US and all the phones I've ever used are free ones that comes with the plan hahaha.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 19 Jan 2010 @ 21:15

419.1.2010 23:02

WTF??? $243 for a slim PS2? They can't sell them for $100 here in the states! I wonder how many drug smugglers are considering smuggling PSPs.

520.1.2010 3:47

Quote:
WTF??? $243 for a slim PS2? They can't sell them for $100 here in the states! I wonder how many drug smugglers are considering smuggling PSPs.

They sell ps2 slims for $77 with a 1 year warrenty.

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