Sony PS5, which was globally introduced back in September 2020, was officially launched in India on February 2. The price of the PlayStation 5 with Bluray disk drive is INR 49,999 and INR 39,999 for the digital edition.
Sony has started shipping PS5 to the buyers who had pre-ordered the gaming console on January 12. Right after the pre-order started back then, the units were all sold out within milliseconds. The company has not said a word about re-stocking of PS5 via any channel.
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Sony PlayStation 5 Highlights
The Sony PS5 comes with a futuristic design and powerful installments inside to deliver the next generation gaming console. It features an AMD Ryzen Zen 2 processor with eight cores clocked at 3.5GHz for variable frequency. For GPU performance, the console gets an AMD Radeon RDNA 2-based graphics engine with up to 2.23GHz variable frequency and 10.3 teraflops operation. The 16GB GDDR6 RAM and a custom 825GB SSD assures smoother and ultra-fast gameplay.
The PS5 ships with an all-new DualSense Controller that has significant upgrades compared to the older version. It is equipped to perform in the haptic mode using a vibration motor. The gamer feels improved responsive trigger, easy functionality, and smoother handling experience. Supporting AAA batteries makes the controller lighter than the Xbox Series X controller.
Sony has worked to offer impressive features to the gamers. The built-in disc drive lets users run in Blu-ray disc games, regular Blu-rays, and DVDs as well. This is also insurance should your favourite game get delisted from digital edition in the future.
PlayStation 5 Specifications
|CPU||x86-64-AMD Ryzen “Zen 2”8 Cores / 16 ThreadsVariable frequency, up to 3.5 GHz|
|GPU||AMD Radeon RDNA 2-based graphics engineRay Tracing AccelerationVariable frequency, up to 2.23 GHz (10.3 TFLOPS)|
|System Memory||GDDR6 16GB448GB/s Bandwidth|
|SSD||825GB5.5GB/s Read Bandwidth (Raw)|
|Optical Drive||Ultra HD Blu-ray (66G/100G) ~10xCAVBD-ROM (25G/50G) ~8xCAVBD-R/RE (25G/50G) ~8xCAVDVD ~3.2xCLV|
|PS5 Game Disc||Ultra HD Blu-ray, up to 100GB/disc|
|Video Out||HDMI OUT portSupport of 4K 120Hz TVs, 8K TVs, VRR (specified by HDMI ver.2.1)|
|Audio||“Tempest” 3D AudioTech|
|Dimensions||PS5: Approx. 390mm x 104mm x 260mm (width x height x depth)(excludes largest projection, excludes Base)PS5 Digital Edition: Approx. 390mm x 92mm x 260mm (width x height x depth)(excludes largest projection, excludes Base)|
|Weight||PS5: 4.5kgPS5 Digital Edition: 3.9kg|
|Power||PS5: 350WPS5 Digital Edition: 340W|
|Input/Output||USB Type-A port (Hi-Speed USB)USB Type-A port (Super-Speed USB 10Gbps) x2USB Type-C port (Super-Speed USB 10Gbps)|
|Networking||Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T) IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax Bluetooth 5.1|