During the Playstation Meeting conference, Sony officially announced the PS4 Slim. Sony’s new console will be available this month on September 15 for $299 (€ 299). Sony has shared the specifications of the newly announced PS4 Slim.
|Model||PlayStation 4 Slim|
|Release date||September 15th, 2016|
|CPU||Single-chip custom processor
CPU : x86-64 AMD “Jaguar”, 8 cores
|GPU||1.84 TFLOPS, AMD Radeon™ based graphics engine|
|HDD||500GB and 1TB versions|
|Dimension||Approx. 265×39×288 mm (width × height × length) (excludes largest projection)|
|Mass||Approx. 2.1 kg|
|BD/DVD(ROM)||BD × 6 CAV and DVD × 8 CAV|
|Input/Output||Super-Speed USB (USB 3.1 Gen1) port × 2
AUX port × 1
|Power||AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz|
|Networking||Ethernet（10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T）×1
IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
|Power Consumption||Max. 165W|
|Operating temp||5ºC – 35ºC|
|AV Output||HDMI™ out port (HDR output supported)|
The new PlayStation 4 Slim comes packed with new features, it is more energy efficient, compared to it’s predecessor, the power consumption has been cut by more than 34% and 28% . The internal architecture has also been revamped, reducing its volume by more than 30% compared to the previous models and reducing its weight by 25% and 16%. It’s new design has the fore-side and backside of its body slightly angled with trimmed and curved corners. The features and design is expected to appeal to a wider range of audience.
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Sony Corporation was founded by Masaru Ibuka, Akio Morita. The Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation is headquartered in Kōnan Minato, Tokyo, Japan. Its diversified business includes consumer and professional electronics, gaming, entertainment and financial services. It’s latest console, the PlayStation 4 Slim is a home video game console developed by it’s subsidiary, Sony Computer Entertainment and scheduled to be released September 15th 2016. It competes with Microsoft’s Xbox One S.