Have only had it a couple weeks so can't comment on long-term viability yet, but I love it so far. So cute with the Persona 4 theme. It comes with Persona 4 theme wallpaper, too. This is the Vita Slim model, with the LCD screen. I have 2 with the OLED screen and let's face it, the OLED is better. But this is much lighter and you can use the same mini usb charging cable that you use for Android phones so that's added convenience. Don't worry about importing from Japan. It starts up just like the American Vita, and let's you choose your language and time zone, etc. It has a 1 gig internal memory but that's useless because as soon as you insert a memory card, the Vita just switches to the card.