PS Vita wins esteemed quality award

Out of 4,500 different hardware applicants, the PlayStation Vita won the Red Dot Award for exceptional design quality.

The Red Dot Award is an internationally-recognized award from Germany’s Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, and it’s awarded by judges in fields of product design, communication design, and design concepts. For more information on the Red Dot Award, and its sources and influences, checkout its official website.

Andrew House, President and Group CEO, Sony Computer Entertainment America, had this to say: "To be recognized for our commitment to product design by leading industry experts is a fantastic achievement for SCE. We are particularly thrilled with the reaction and expectation to the recently launched PS Vita in North America, and Europe, the ultimate portable entertainment system, especially the introduction of innovative new ways to play and interact. Winning a red dot award for product design further establishes PS Vita as the must-have portable entertainment system across the world."

The PS Vita is a strong piece of hardware, even if the price point is a little steep, according to public standard. Do you guys think that it deserved the award for hardware design quality?