In an act of unprecedented preparedness — Vita is still two months away from Europe and North America — Sony has released the console's English manual.

The instructions introduce the Vita hardware and double-confirm that you cannot press the analogue sticks in, but that doing so may cause damage to your Vita system. Likewise, you can't remove the sticks, so it looks like they're pretty much staying where they are.

Check out the PlayStation Vita instructions for more interesting information.

[source manuals.playstation.net]