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Sony PlayStation 4 Slim review: specs and price

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Sony PlayStation 4 Slim

Why is Sony PlayStation 4 Slim better than the average?

  • Number of games
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    1216vs1008.22
  • CPU speed
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    8 x 1.6GHzvs6.55GHz
  • Floating-point performance
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    1.84 TFLOPSvs1.81 TFLOPS
  • RAM
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    8GBvs2.75GB
  • Number of exclusive games
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    73vs43.3
  • Shading units
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    1152vs1129.45
  • Number of controllers
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    7vs5.44
  • Render output units (ROPs)
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    32vs27.11

Price comparison

Sony PlayStation 4 Slim

Buy used:

$295.95

ProductStorePrice
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim AmazonSONY PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console, Lig...SONY PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console, Light & Slim PS4 System, 1TB Hard Drive, All the Greatest Games, TV, Music & More
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$351.00
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim AmazonPlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console - Fortnit...PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console - Fortnite Bundle
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$389.88
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim AmazonPlayStation 4 Console - 1TB Slim Edition...PlayStation 4 Console - 1TB Slim Edition
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$348.00
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim AmazonNewest Sony Playstation 4 PS4 1TB HDD Ga...Newest Sony Playstation 4 PS4 1TB HDD Gaming Console Bundle with Three Games: The Last of Us, God of War, Horizon Zero Dawn, Included Dualshock 4 Wireless Controller
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$445.00
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim AmazonSony PlayStation 4 PS4 Slim 1TB Gaming C...Sony PlayStation 4 PS4 Slim 1TB Gaming Console : FHD High Dynamic Range (HDR) Parental Control Capability Blu-Ray Player Bluetooth Wi-Fi HDMI Black (Two Controllers Included + iCarp USB Extension)
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$479.00
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim AmazonPlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console - Only On...PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console - Only On PlayStation Bundle
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$422.21
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim AmazonNexiGo 2020 Playstation 4 PS4 Slim 1TB C...NexiGo 2020 Playstation 4 PS4 Slim 1TB Console Holiday Bundle Charging Dock Bundle
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$429.00
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim AmazonPlayStation 4 Slim 500GB Console [Discon...PlayStation 4 Slim 500GB Console [Discontinued]
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$357.00
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim AmazonMytrix Playstation 4 Slim 2TB Console wi...Mytrix Playstation 4 Slim 2TB Console with DualShock 4 Wireless Controller Bundle, Playstation Enhanced by Mytrix
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$399.99
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$386.99

General info

1.Hard drive is replaceable
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
The internal hard drive can be replaced by the user, for example if you wish to upgrade to a larger storage capacity.
2.Is region free
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
Region free devices allow you to play games from different continents. This enables you to collect a larger game library, and you could play games before they are released in your region.
3.thickness

287mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
4.width

264.1mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.Has an internal power supply
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
Devices with an internal power supply are desirable as they don't require a large external "power brick" on the cable. It’s more aesthetically pleasing and an advantage if you have limited space.
6.height

38.1mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Performance

1.CPU speed

8 x 1.6GHz

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
2.floating-point performance

1.84 TFLOPS

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
3.RAM

8GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
4.memory bandwidth

176GB/s

A higher memory bandwidth means the memory can be accessed faster and therefore data can be retrieved quicker, having a positive effect on the performance.
5.GPU clock speed

911MHz

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
6.Can connect to an external drive
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
You can easily connect an external hard drive via USB if you need more space.

Connectivity

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.USB ports

3

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
4.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
5.has an HDMI output
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
6.Supports connectivity between home and portable devices
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
A portable device (e.g., handheld console, smartphone) can be connected to a home console and used as a gamepad.

Controllers

1.number of controllers

7

More controllers allows you to have more people playing at a time.
2.number of analog sticks

2

The more analog sticks, the more complex the input can be.
3.has an integrated touchpad
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
With a touchpad, users can control the device by moving their finger on a touch-sensitive surface.
4.Compatible with a motion-sensing controller(s)
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
A motion controller is a type of game controller that utilizes sensors (such as accelerometers, gyroscopes, and other types of sensors) to track motion and provide input.
5.Has a wireless controller
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
The device controllers connect to the console wirelessly, allowing for a tangle free gaming experience.
6.Has dual force feedback
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
With dual force feedback the controller has realistic vibrations, allowing you to feel the direction from which the impact is coming.

Features

1.number of games

1216

Consoles which have more games offer more choice to the user. It is also an indicator of how popular a console is.
2.number of exclusive games

73

Exclusive games are only available to that game console producer.
3.Streaming without subscription
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
You can access big name video streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu Plus, without a subscription to the console’s manufacturer.
4.Can play games while they download
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
This means you don’t have to wait for the entire game to download first, as the later stages of the game download while you are playing.
5.number of channels of sound output

7.1

The more channels of sound, the more realistic the experience becomes.
6.Has optical tracking
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
The device tracks the user's motion and gestures using a camera. This allows for enhanced gameplay through recognizing the player's movement.

Price comparison

Sony PlayStation 4 Slim

Buy used:

$295.95

ProductStorePrice
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim AmazonSONY PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console, Lig...SONY PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console, Light & Slim PS4 System, 1TB Hard Drive, All the Greatest Games, TV, Music & More
Amazon logo
$351.00
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim AmazonPlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console - Fortnit...PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console - Fortnite Bundle
Amazon logo
$389.88
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim AmazonPlayStation 4 Console - 1TB Slim Edition...PlayStation 4 Console - 1TB Slim Edition
Amazon logo
$348.00
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim AmazonNewest Sony Playstation 4 PS4 1TB HDD Ga...Newest Sony Playstation 4 PS4 1TB HDD Gaming Console Bundle with Three Games: The Last of Us, God of War, Horizon Zero Dawn, Included Dualshock 4 Wireless Controller
Amazon logo
$445.00
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim AmazonSony PlayStation 4 PS4 Slim 1TB Gaming C...Sony PlayStation 4 PS4 Slim 1TB Gaming Console : FHD High Dynamic Range (HDR) Parental Control Capability Blu-Ray Player Bluetooth Wi-Fi HDMI Black (Two Controllers Included + iCarp USB Extension)
Amazon logo
$479.00
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim AmazonPlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console - Only On...PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console - Only On PlayStation Bundle
Amazon logo
$422.21
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim AmazonNexiGo 2020 Playstation 4 PS4 Slim 1TB C...NexiGo 2020 Playstation 4 PS4 Slim 1TB Console Holiday Bundle Charging Dock Bundle
Amazon logo
$429.00
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim AmazonPlayStation 4 Slim 500GB Console [Discon...PlayStation 4 Slim 500GB Console [Discontinued]
Amazon logo
$357.00
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim AmazonMytrix Playstation 4 Slim 2TB Console wi...Mytrix Playstation 4 Slim 2TB Console with DualShock 4 Wireless Controller Bundle, Playstation Enhanced by Mytrix
Amazon logo
$399.99
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim aliexpressps4 Sony PlayStation 4 Slim game console...ps4 Sony PlayStation 4 Slim game console (1TB, cuh-2208b) with 3 games (DG, Gow, Tlou) + subscription PS plus the 3 month
aliexpress logo
$386.99

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