Sony PlayStation 4 Slim (2017)
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim (2017)
Top 8%1,867 points
Top 8%
Top specs and features

Sony PlayStation 4 Slim (2017): 45 facts and highlights

1. number of games

Consoles which have more games offer more choice to the user. It is also an indicator of how popular a console is.
1216
Sony PlayStation 2: 3870

2. floating-point performance

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
1.84TFLOPS
Microsoft Xbox One X: 6TFLOPS

3. total clock speed

8 x 1.6GHz
Microsoft Xbox One S: 8 x 1.75GHz

4. Hard drive is replaceable

The internal hard drive can be replaced by the user, for example if you wish to upgrade to a larger storage capacity.
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim (2017)
12% have it

5. number of exclusive games

Exclusive games are only available to that game console producer.
8
Nintendo Wii: 369

6. memory bandwidth

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.
176GB/s
Microsoft Xbox One X: 326GB/s

7. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
800MHz
Microsoft Xbox One X: 1172MHz

8. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim (2017)
40% have it

9. Has an internal power supply

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.
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim (2017)
9% have it

10. shading units

Shading units (or stream processors) are small processors within the graphics card that are responsible for processing different aspects of the image.
1152
Valve Steam Machine: 2304

11. thickness

287mm
Sony Vita 2: 15mm

12. width

264.1mm
Boxer8 Ouya (2014): 75mm

13. height

38.1mm
Sony PS Vita TV: 13.6mm

14. The device has an integrated touchpad

With a touchpad, users can control the device by moving their finger on a touch-sensitive surface. This can facilitate a more complex interaction.
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim (2017)
13% have it

15. Streaming without subscription

You can access big name video streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu Plus, without a subscription to the console’s manufacturer.
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim (2017)
13% have it

16. number of compute units

Compute units are a part of the GPU that contain the stream processors, an important component of graphics processing power.
18
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim (2017): 18

17. number of controllers

More controllers allows you to have more people playing at a time.
7
Microsoft Xbox One S: 8

18. render output units (ROPs)

The ROPs are responsible for some of the final steps of the rendering process, writing the final pixel data to memory and carrying out other tasks such as anti-aliasing to improve the look of graphics.
32
Valve Steam Machine: 48

19. Can be used with a motion sensing controller

A motion sensing controller allows for a realistic experience when playing certain games, such as sports.
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim (2017)
29% have it

20. volume

2887.85cm³
Boxer8 Ouya (2014): 461.25cm³

21. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim (2017)
11% have it

22. RAM

8GB
Microsoft Xbox One X: 12GB

23. Exclusive rights to Killzone: Shadow Fall

Sony has exclusive rights to this game as one of their PS4 launch titles.
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim (2017)
7% have it

24. Is region free

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.
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim (2017)
43% have it

25. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim (2017)
73% have it
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