Sony introduced gaming consoles to the PS4 Slim and PS4 Pro
Despite the fact that the focus of thematic resources was focused to the Apple event, Sony yesterday evening showed two new devices, which for many will be more important than the smartphone copertina.
As expected, the Japanese have shown the PS4 console and PS4 Slim Pro. The first is a more compact and energy-efficient variant of an existing device, and the second is the upgraded PS4 with more efficient GPU.
Let’s start in order. PS4 Slim will be on sale September 15 at a price of $300. This version will get a HDD 500 GB. Reportedly, a new version is 30% smaller than the original (of equal dimensions 265 x 39 x 288 mm weight 2.1 kg) and consumes 28% less energy. As we recently learned, achieved this including due to the transfer of AMD on a more modern process technology. Among other innovations are the USB ports on the front panel led and HDR support for games and movies. Unfortunately, support video format 4K, this attachment is not received.
But got her PS4 Pro. This console will be on sale on 10 November and she asked for $400. This console Sony is positioning it for the owners of 4K TVs, which are gradually gaining popularity. In addition, the improved attachment is needed to work with PlayStation VR helmet, which, according to many analysts, may be the most popular on the market.
So the console was capable of coping with modern games at such high resolution, Sony has greatly increased its GPU performance. To be precise, PS4 Pro uses AMD with the same eight Jaguar CPU cores, and GPU generation Polaris performance to 4.2 TFLOPS against 1.8 TFLOPS from the regular version of the console. The amount of RAM left is 8 GB and the storage is HDD 1 TB.
The dimensions of this model are 295 x 55 x 327 mm weight 3.3 kg and consumes a prefix of 310 watts. In addition, the device has got three USB 3.1 ports and a Wi-Fi adapter 802.11 ac. Somewhat strange is the inability to play Blu-Ray video to 4K, what have the Xbox One S.