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During today’s presentation in NYC, Sony officially announced the PlayStation 4 Pro, the company’s high-end version of its successful gaming console. The PS4 Pro will be on sale in Japan, Europe and North America on November 10, 2016, for 44,980 yen, €399, £349, and US$399.

This occasion marks the fist time a game company launches a higher-end version of a current video game system; in this case, it is happening during the middle of the PS4’s lifecycle.

Owners of 4K TVs will be able to play many PS4 titles with much better quality. Among the new features: the ability to watch 4K streaming video via online services YouTube and Netflix.

Sony will also add support for HDR imaging technology to all PS4 consoles to offer a more realistic and vivid visuals.

Besides the PS4 Pro, Sony also presented new devices, including the new Wireless Controller for PS4 (5,980 yen, $59 USD, €59 and £54), a redesigned PlayStation Camera (5,980 yen, $59 USD, €59 and £54), Vertical stand for both PS4 consoles (2,280 yen, $24 USD, €19 and £16), and a Platinum Wireless Headset (18,000 yen, $159 USD, €179 and £129).

The PS4 Slim will be smaller and lighter than the previous models. It will also consume less power. It will cost 29,980 yen, US$299, EU€299 and £259, depending on your region.

Check out these pics, a short PS4 Pro video, followed by the Sony Presentation (starting at 11:15 minutes) and the PS4 Pro specifications.

PlayStation 4 Pro

PlayStation 4 Pro

PlayStation 4 Pro vs PlayStation 4

PlayStation 4 Pro vs PlayStation 4

PlayStation 4 Pro

PlayStation 4 Pro

< PlayStation®4 Pro ( CUH- 7 00 0 series )>

Product name PlayStation®4 Pro
Color Jet Black
Product code CUH-7000 series
Manufacturer’s suggested retail price JP44,980yen, US$399, EU€399, and £349*2
Main processor Single-chip custom processor

CPU: x86-64 AMD “Jaguar”, 8 cores

GPU: 4.20 TFLOPS, AMD Radeon™ based graphics engine

Memory GDDR5 8GB
Storage size*4 1TB
External dimensions Approx. 295×55×327 mm (width × height × length)

(excludes largest projection)

Mass Approx. 3.3 kg
BD/ DVD drive

(read only)

BD × 6 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 temperature 5ºC – 35ºC
AV output HDMI™ out port (supports 4K/HDR)


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