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Sony's PlayStation 4 was announced in February 2013 with some hardware specs but not much else. Fully unveiled at E3 2013, the PS4 is Sony's attempt at a gaming focused console, rather than one that tries to be a media center. Based on a "supercharged PC architecture," with an X86 processor, enhanced PC-style GPU, and 8GB of GDDR5 unified high-speed memory, the PS4 is slightly more powerful than the Xbox One, despite its smaller size.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Nov. 15, 2013
  • Price at launch: $399.00


  • Alias: PS4

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  • Width: 12 inches
  • Depth: 10.83 inches
  • Height: 2.09 inches
  • Weight: 6.17 pounds
  • Color: Black


  • CPU brand: AMD
  • CPU model: Jaguar
  • CPU cores: 8
  • GPU brand: AMD
  • GPU model: Radeon
  • RAM: 8 GB


  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
  • 802.11n frequencies: 2.4GHz
  • Bluetooth: Yes


  • Supported resolutions: 1080p, 720p
  • Audio / Video playback: DVD, Blu-ray

Audio / Video

  • Audio / Video output: Proprietary, HDMI, Digital optical
  • Controller connection: Wireless, Wired
  • Wireless connection type: Bluetooth
  • USB: 2
  • Ethernet: Yes


  • Internal storage: 500 GB
  • User upgradeable: Yes
  • External memory: USB mass storage


  • Game media: Disc
  • Online multiplayer: Yes
  • Online store: Yes


  • Power supply: Integrated


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