Sony PS4 Review: All to Know about Sony’s Brand New PlayStation 4

Sony PS4 Review

Would you plan to buy a high-end game console? If you look forward for a quite powerful device, you have no better option than Sony’s PlayStation 4. The PS4 versus Microsoft One Box and Nintendo Wii U is touted as the most powerful game console ever. What makes Sony PlayStation 4 unique and the best-selling one? Here is our rundown of PlayStation 4; we check how the brand new Sony game console is different and how it could stand out the biggest rivals like One Box and Wii U.

Features & Specs: Let us begin with the physical design. It is one of the most appealing things with Sony PS4. Different from its closest rival the One Box, the new PlayStation is small and slim. It measures at just 275 x 53 x 305mm that means you get a tiny device, and it is also much solid. As key features, PS4 sports a Blu-ray disc drive, and a pair of USB 3.0 ports that can charge DualShock 4 controllers even when the console is off.

Specs wise, you have a pack of amazing stuffs inside the PlayStation 4. It grabs power from a single-chip CPU that merges an eight core x86-64 AMD “Jaguar” chip with a 1.84 teraflop AMD Radeon graphics card. Under the hood, you also have 8GB GDDR5 RAM as well as 500GB built-in storage. In terms of connectivity, you have HDMI, Ethernet, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 2.1 that connects DualShock 4 controllers with the console.

Strength: To begin with, the power of PlayStation 4 is the notable thing. It is a highly powerful machine with awesome performance. To play the new high-graphics titles, PS4 is surely a brilliant product, especially when compared to its close rivals like One Box. PlayStation Plus is yet another thing. Gamers are quite happy with the service, which gives them the new-gen versions of their PS3 titles for small fee. DualShock 4 controllers are also brilliant.

The new Sony game console also touts great graphics power to meet all your requirements for high-end games. Remote Play gives another edge for the console. Thanks to Remote Play, you can manage your games at your comfort in use of a stable Wi-Fi connection. Remote Play is almost like Wii U Gamepad, which lets you play in bed or get a game when someone else is watching TV.

Weakness: On the weak side, PlayStation 4 is always criticized for its lack of enough titles. Another issue is the frequent pop-ins on its interface. Reviewers have also counted lack of DLNA streaming and MP3 playback as other major downsizes of the PlayStation 4 game console.

Well, Sony’s PlayStation 4 has been available in stores since late last year, though it was officially touted early 2013. The machine costs at around $400. If you want to buy version, it is indeed the best time to pick one. In its fight against Microsoft’s One Box, PS4 is far ahead. So it seems to the best great time to possess a Sony PS4.

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