Originally Posted by sk group
I think that picture is just a concept design and not the final product tbh
UMD backwards compatability may not be sony's primary concern with the psp2 becuase other wise it could just be seen as a new iteration of the pspGO with better hardware.
I think what sony may want to do with the psp2 is seperate it completely from the psp and UMD and create not a new medium, but a new delivery method for games such as download only/transfer psn games via ps3/read-only memory sticks etc.
They've already shown a lack of concern over B/C (pspGo and ps3 slim) so i believe that this will be a completely revamped psp with some familiar features but alot more to offer (iphone style apps, skype etc)
The psp2 is a fresh start for sony in the handheld market and should probably not be thought of as an upgrade, but instead a completely new handheld altogether (basically, don't call it "psp2")