For weeks now, the gaming world has sat in anticipation for Sony to unveil its new version of the PlayStation 4. But despite the different speculations on the same, Sony has still greatly surprised the public.
It has been three years since the PS4 was first revealed in New York and it has since become iconic, a staple in almost every home. But Sony is once again upping the ante with the PS4 Slim, which is at least 30% smaller and the PS4 Pro which boasts of innovation and high-end visuals and graphics.
The PlayStation 4 Slim: Powerful And Tiny
The PS4 Slim, according to the official PlayStation website, is about 16 percent lighter 30 percent smaller overall and consumes 28 percent less energy.
As Engadget notes, the device is only 10.43 x 11.34 x 1.54 inches all around and weighs just 4.63 pounds. In terms of output resolution, it is capable of showing 4K videos and runs smoothly on 8GB of RAM.
Players are provided with a storage option of either 500GB or 1TB. The PS4 Slim comes with a DualShock 4 controller and has two USB 3.0 ports and an HDMI 2.0a port.
The PS4 Slim will be priced at about $300 and will be available starting September 15.
The PlayStation 4 Pro: Power And Innovation
Meanwhile, the PS4 Pro was made specifically for gamers that want to enhance their visual experience, as it supports the latest in imaging technology through its 4K compatibility and High Dynamic Range.
The unit is notable larger at 11.61 x 12.87 x 2.17 inches all around, with a weight of 7.28 pounds. Of course it is better in terms of output resolution, as the 4K support is evident in videos and certain titles. It also comes with a DualShock 4 controller and three USB 3.0 ports and an HDMI 2.0a port.
The PS4 will hit markets on November 10 and will be priced at around $400.