Sony PlayStation 4 - specifications, review and price in India


Are you looking for the features and specifications of newly launched Sony PlayStation 4? If yes, then this article can tell you about the features and specifications of Sony PlayStation 4. This article elaborates the features of the PlayStation 4 and tells about its availability in India. The PlayStation 4 was launched in February this year and is now available in retail and online stores.

PlayStation

Introduction


Sony PlayStation 4 was released in the month of February this year. Since its launch, it has got positive reviews from Sony PlayStation users. PS4 is developed by Sony Computer Entertainment. The manufacturer of Sony PS4 is Foxconn and the product family is PlayStation. This version of PlayStation is Eighth Generation and comes with an introductory price of US$399.99. Till April 2014, 7 Million units have already been sold. The media supported by PS4 is Blu-ray Disc and DVD and it operates on PlayStation 4 system software Operating System. In India the price of Sony PlayStation 4 is Rs.38,899.

Performance


The Sony PlayStation 4 comes with x86-64 AMD Jaguar central processing unit that provides features like exceptional graphics performance and another feature 'customized memory' make it an immerse gaming experience giving console. A bolder and bigger setting is created by the processor that is 10 times faster and more powerful than the PlayStation 3. The smoothness is provided by a low power 8 core Jaguar x86-64 AMD CPU and the game runs without a glitch because of the single-chip custom processor. PS4 has an 8GB Graphics Card which helps in running the most superior games and also gives an incredible gaming experience. One more component that enhances the experience is 1.84 TFLOPS, AMD next-generation Radeon based graphics engine.

DUALSHOCK 4


controller
The new DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller has been loaded with best features till date. It brings great experience and inspired play to your hands. The controller comes with a brand new design which includes SHARE button, a new touch pad, a speaker with a 3.5mm audio jack and a colored light bar. It also has a 2 Point Touch Pad that makes drags, drops and flicks easily.

The keys in the controller are PS button, SHARE button, OPTIONS button, Directional buttons (Up/Down/Left/Right), Action buttons (Triangle, Circle, Cross, Square), R1/L1/R2/L2, Left stick / L3 button, Right stick / R3 button, Touch Pad Button.

PlayStation 3

Storage


The PlayStation 4 requires a minimum of 500 GB of space, hence it comes with a 500 GB hard disk.

Software


The Sony PlayStation 4 comes with console's smart software which makes the gaming easier. There is Automatic Background Updates through which the updates are downloaded and stored in the background and hence facilitates ease of use. There is another feature called PlayAsYouDownload which revolutionize the gaming experience. This feature allows user to start playing the game just as it starts downloading to the system. One can play and adjust the contents according to one's need and this feature is provided by the function Personalized Content. Apart from this there is a good feature that allows user to play the used game in PS4. So users can sell the game they own or they can lend it to a friend or they can keep it for themselves for later use.

PlayStation 2

Media


There is a very good functionality in PS4 that it can read DVDs at the rate of 8CAV and can read Blu-Ray discs at 6 CAV. This makes the gaming a crystal-clear and high definition experience.

Connectors


In PlayStation 4 there are four types of connectors given and one can use them to connect to monitors or TV. Connecting the PS4 to TV or monitor gives live gaming experience. The connectors available in the PS4 are Two Super-Speed USB ports, an AUX port, a HDMI out port and a Digital Output port.

Networking


The PlayStation 4 has a facility of Multi-player and online gaming. For these features PS4 is loaded with Ethernet(10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T), IEEE 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth 2.1 (EDR). To continue a PS4 game users can even use the PlayStation Vita and this is done by connecting through a location's Wi-Fi networks with Remote Play.

Specifications of Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4)


Brand - Sony
Model - PlayStation 4 (PS4)
Console Type - Console
Hard Disk - 500 GB
Wireless - IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
USB - 2
HDMI - Yes
Ethernet - Yes ( 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T) x 1
Bluetooth - Yes
In The Box - 1 Unit of PlayStation 4 Console, DualShock 4 Controller, Mono Headset, HDMI Cable, Power Cable, DualShock 4 Charger Cable (USB to micro USB), Quick Guide
Key Features - USB 3.0, Ethernet Connection, HDMI Output, 500 GB Hard Disk
Single-chip Custom Processor, CPU: Low Power x86 - 64 AMD Jaguar, 8 Cores, GPU: 1.84 TFLOPS, AMD Next-generation Radeon Based Graphics Engine, GDDR5 8 GB Memory, BD x 6 CAV Drive (Read Only), DVD x 8 CAV Drive (Read Only), Input / Output: Super-speed USB, AUX Port x 1, Bluetooth 2.1 (EDR), AV Output: Digital Output (Optical)

Availability and Prive in India


Sony PlayStation 4 is priced at Rs.38,899 with 1 Year Sony India Warranty and Free Transit Insurance.
You can order the PlayStation 4 through online stores like www.sony.co.in you can also buy it from various stores like Reliance Digital and Jumbo Electronics.

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