The new PlayStation 5 is here. Futuristic design and powerful hardware

Sony, during the event dedicated to games that will arrive on PlayStation 5, has finally shown the design of the expected console and gameplay from some exclusive amazing games. At launch, Sony will offer two options: a PlayStation 5 console with an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive and a PlayStation 5 Digital Edition without a disc drive. The PS5 gameplay experience will be the same, so the choice is all yours. While there are some slight differences in the look of each model, for the overall design, Sony wanted to deliver a console that’s bold, stunning, and unlike any previous generation of PlayStation.

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Now, you can pre-order the PlayStation 5 console at a special price from here. The gaming experience offered by the two versions of PS5 will be the same , the differences related to the presence or absence of the Blu-Ray player will only lie in the design. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition, in addition to a lower price than the other model, will obviously not allow the use of physical edition games, being on the distribution of digital content.

Hardware characteristics

  • CPU:
    • 7 nanometer AMD Zen 2 , octa-core with 16 threads
    • 8 3.5GHz cores
  • GPU:
    • Custom chip based on RDNA2 hardware
    • 10.28 TFLOP
    • 36 CU @ 2.23GHz
    • Support up to 8K resolution
    • Ray-traced support
  • Memory :
    • 825GB Custom SSD (5.5 GB / s in Raw, 8/9 GB / s typical)
    • Expandable memory via a dedicated port
    • RAM : 16GB GDDR6 256 bit @ 448 GB / s
  • Optical player: Blu-Ray Ultra HD
  • Audio: “Tempest” 3D AudioTech
  • Backward compatibility:
    • Supports PlayStation 4 games
    • Compatible with the PSVR viewer

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