During the PlayStation Meeting event earlier this week, Sony unveiled the PlayStation 4 Slim & PlayStation 4 Pro with many speculation of the newer consoles prior the the event.
PS4 Pro has boosted up it’s hardware with 4K & HDR support. In addition 40 4K & HDR support, PS4 Pro will have a whopping 1TB hard drive,doubled it’s GPU power and boosted CPU clockspeed which will enhance graphical improvements that were not possible in the original PS4.
PS4 Pro will also work nice with standard 1080p screen. According to lead architect Mark Cerny, it states:
The PS4 Pro isn’t just for people with 4K or HDR-capable displays, as developers can make use of the extra power to improve visual fidelity on standard 1080p TVs.
This is certainly a good news for those that are still rocking a 1080p screen.
If you have the original PS4, Sony said that future games will be supported. That means 1st party and 3rd games will have patches for the new hardware.
Specs for PS4 pro:
- Main processor: Custom-chip single Processor
- CPU: x86-64 AMD “Jaguar,” 8 cores
- GPU: 4.20 TFLOPS, AMD Radeon™ based graphics engine
- Memory: GDDR5 8GB
- Storage size: 1TB
- External dimensions: Approx. 295×55×327 mm (width × height × length) (excludes largest projection)
- Mass: Approx. 3.3 kg
- BD/DVD Drive: BD × 6 CAV, DVD × 8 CAV
- Input/Output: Super-Speed USB (USB 3.1 Gen.1) port × 3, AUX port × 1
- Networking: Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T)×1, IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth® 4.0 (LE)
- Power: AC 100V, 50/60Hz
- Power consumption: Max. 310W
- Operating temp: 5ºC – 35ºC
- AV Output: HDMI out port (supports 4K/HDR) DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL) port
PS4 Pro will expected to launch on November 10th, 2016 and cost $399 (US), £349 (UK) and $560 (AU).