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When we often watch movies adventure scenes or see a superhero fighting a villain, we get filled with a lot of thrill and start to experience that situation and at the same time think that we wish we could do all this and able to enjoy the adventure. In today's time, technology has become so advanced that through games we can do such adventures sitting at home and the game looks very real through the excellent graphic and high-resolution gaming console.
Every person definitely thinks about their real-world as well as in a fantasy world where they can break the restrictions and do a lot of adventure. Games, along with being our entertainment medium, enhance our brain's thinking capacity and gives us an opportunity to live in a fantasy world where we can choose our favourite character along with doing a lot of adventure. If we talk about a gaming device that can give us such a great gaming experience, then there is no better device than Sony's PlayStation 4 which has been giving a tough competition to Microsoft's Xbox for 7 consecutive years.
Sony Playstation 4 (PS4) Gaming Console
Sony launched the PlayStation 4 (PS4) gaming console in 2013, taking the gaming experience to a completely different level. The processors used in it are used in today's high-end computers and a total of 18 computer units (CUs) have been given in its GPUs, which make gaming absolutely realistic.
Sony launched the PlayStation 5 in 2020 but due to the PlayStation 4 being in the market for so many years and developing a lot of good games for it, it will be worth buying for a long time ahead. The PS4 has a huge range of games in which more than 100 games are free in PlayStation Store which can be downloaded and played online. You can also use this device to stream online videos, listen to songs or watch movies from the PlayStation app.
In 2016, Sony launched an upgraded version of the PlayStation 4, the PlayStation 4 Slim and PlayStation 4 Pro, with the slim variant making the console's design lighter and compact, and the same Pro variants supported the 4K display with hardware upgrades. In this article, we are talking about the PlayStation 4 Slim, which is currently available as the name of PlayStation 4 in the market.
Playstation 4 design
The PS4 looks like a slim suitcase with a width of 39 mm with all the ports, buttons and Blu-ray players hidden inside its edges. Its front has a power button on the right side and a small button to eject the disc, just next to it is given the Blu-ray player in which the game disc is placed. It has 2 high-speed USB 3.1 Gen1 ports in the front, which are used to transfer data from the external hard disk and configure the controller and you can also put pen drives in it.
At the back, It has a point for power cable on the left side and 3 ports on its lower side, the first of which is the auxiliary port, which is used to connect the external camera for video streaming. The second port is HDMI to connect to the TV which supports HDR output and the third is the Ethernet port to connect to the Internet LAN. The Sony PlayStation logo is given on the top of the PS4 and towards the bottom of it, Rubber padding that Looks like a controller button has been provided to keep the grip on the table. With the help of the stand, you can also make this console vertically.
Playstation 4 features
Talking about the features of PS4, it has an 8 core x86-64 AMD "Jaguar" processor with a base frequency of 1.6 GHz maximum clock speed 2.75 GHz, with the same graphic unit of AMD Radeon with a clock speed of 800 MHz and Graphic memory is 1.84 TFLOPS. The same has 8GB of GDDR5 RAM, which is quite advanced.
Sony has introduced PlayStation 4 in 2 storage variants which are 500GB and 1TB respectively, in which you can download and keep your favourite games. The same console supports up to 1080P full HD video and has wifi and Bluetooth 4.0 support for connectivity. Its BD/DVD drive can play Blu-ray and DVD cassettes and supports most video formats, whereas it does not support audio CDs.
PS4 supports online multiplayer games and you can watch streaming of your gameplay as well as streaming of others. In this console 3 app PlayStation Now, PlayStation Video and PlayStation Music are already installed with the help of which you can download online games, watch movies and listen to songs.
Playstation 4 gaming controller
Dual Shock 4 Wireless Controller has been given with PS4 which is an upgrade of Sony's traditional controller, which has a built-in rechargeable battery with motion sensor, touchpad and playing a game with this is also very comforting. It also has a soft light at the front and a USB port with the help of which this controller can be charged. There is also a share button, in which you can share the game's state as well as broadcast.
The bottom of this controller has an EXT port with a headphone jack, L1, L2, R1, R2 trigger buttons with touchpads, 4- Navigation buttons, Circle, Triangle, Square and X buttons for control and navigation. For adjusting the camera angle, 2 joysticks and a power button in the middle, as well as the share and options buttons, are placed on the sides of the touchpad. This controller also vibrates with the game which you can adjust by going to settings.
Playstation 4 (PS4) specifications
Model: Playstation 4 Slim (CUH-2000 series)
Dimension: 265 × 39 × 288 mm approx
Processor: x86-64 AMD "Jaguar", 8 cores
Graphic: AMD Radeon, 1.84 TFLOPS
RAM: 8GB GDDR5
Memory: 500GB / 1TB
BD/DVD Drive: BD × 6 CAV, DVD × 8 CAV, Blu-ray
Connectivity: Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T), WiFi IEEE 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac, Bluetooth v4.0
Port: 2-super-speed USB (USB 3.1 Gen 1) port, 1-aux port, HDMI port, Ethernet port
Power: AC 100-240V, 50 / 60Hz
Power consumption: 165 watts
AV out port: HDMI out port (HDR output support)
Controller: Wireless DualShock 4
Operating temperature: between 5 ºC to 35ºC
Weight: 2.1 kg approx
Colour: Gold, Silver, Glacier White, Jet Black, Jet Black.
Playstation 4 (PS4) Price in India
The PlayStation 4 (PS4) 1TB variant is priced at around Rs 27,999 in India and it comes with a DualShock 4 wireless controller, a mono-headset earphone (single ear), 1-HDMI cable and USB cable and power cable. If you want to buy an extra gaming controller, the DualShock 4 Wireless Controller costs are Rs 5000.