Sony PS4, Gaming console from Sony Computer Entertainment
During a press conference in New York on 20th Feb,2013 company showed the successor of PS3 and finally unveiled the gaming mania PS4 in a gaming show Electronic Entertainment Expo which was held on 11-13 June in Los angles.
Due to the lower development and research cost for Sony PS4 hardware it is believed that Sony game business is becoming more robust and innovative.According to one of official of Sony,this new gaming device will give you a more “Fluent and Smooth” gaming experience.We have seen in the event this device will be launched in totally Jet Black color with variety of credible improvements.
Analysts says this giant will give users the better playoff,dynamic experience,social & intelligent personalization and craves second screen features so in whole a best package or place to play.Officials gushed they have focused on the user demands so as to provide them with much more lively integration wnsuring user will be fully immersed in the game and this will lead user to flow with new ideas & much wider scope.
Lets have a look whats the new gaming beast Sony PS4 have
This is the much lucrative and competitive step taken by the Sony to expand its market which allows Multi player online gaming.This major step not only facilitates the company rather will bring new move in gaming areana.
IHS electronics & media,a research firm said that the decision to place online gaming behind plus subscription paywall will bring much more revenues to the company.According to an analyst its is believed that consumer will spend $1.2 billion per year on this gaming product.
Its a known fact design speaks for itself because its the design which actually first stalls the customer to have a look on it.So company has given a angular design and with comparison to PS3,Sony PS4 is constructed of a plastic.
It is slimmer than Xbox but not that much and to increase the grace Sony PS4 is made fully Jet black which is basically the complementing feature in its design part.Rest design speaks about simplicity at its best though a attractive product.
We all know Wii U provides user an option to switch off your TV and shift to play game on tablet ,just like this now Sony PS4 has the option to let user play games directly on PS Vista.PS Vista is actually a handheld game console manufactured by Sony itself.
So this means play station 4 games will be fully compatible with to be played on PS Vista through remote play rather all the Sony devices such as Sony bravia LCD’s, Xperia handsets and tablets etc all will be compatible with this Sony PS4 so quite a new feature in Sony dictionary
4.Traditional Free Features
If we talk about X-box doesn’t provides live features that is some of famous games are locked in the Microsoft built Play box behind the subscription charges of pay-wall whereas in Sony earlier devices some of the app such as play free to play,party chat and game like planet 2 side is free to use which is embedded in Sony PS4 too.This also means you have no need to subscribe to to play Station plus,it will be totally free for user to use.
This could also be said as PlayStation 4 eye and this is rather a attractive feature.It has wide angle lenses which uses the two-high sensitivity camera’s with 85 degree diagonal views.
The resolution pf this camera will be 1280*800 pixels and this camera enables you to cut image from background with a feature of differentiating the players in the foreground and background.
Also there is an option of facial recognization which is helpful in logging in and you can use your body movements and voice while playing game so as to make environment more lively & happening.
This is rather a new feature which enhances the social spectating in order to broadcast your Game play so that it will be possible for your friends to view-in-game play streaming live hence this share button puts live video streaming.
This could also be done by recording the Game play of last few minutes and by pressing the share button you can show to your friends.
7. Dualshock 4 Controller
In comparison to dua lshock 3 this new controller has no start & select buttons instead of them it has share button at the rear and the option button as well.Other areas of improvement in this are softer shoulder buttons,smooth trigger buttons and better texture on the top of sticks which makes the nalouge sticks more precise.
This controller also features three-axis acclerometer with three axis gyroscopic motion sensor which for sure will make you totally engrossed in the game.There is also rotational tracking ability which helps you to look into game from your perspective and has two point vital like touch pad with the resolution of 1920*800 which also produces clicking sound when you press.
With respect to the playing player the respective light will glow on the light bar which in introduced with different colors.
8. AMD Processor
Sony believes this Sony PS4 will be the most powerful gaming device till now in the gaming field.One of the Sony official said it works on single chip custom processor and uses eight X86-64 AMD jaguar cores which is powered by AMD based power graphics engine.
Also it is said Sony PS4 is based on PC system which inturn makes easy for the developers to code a game .This technology will be helpful in parallelism and can handle bunch of work.
9. Backward Compatibilty & 4K Capable
Of course not,Sony PS4 can’t offer you to let your PS4 games play on predecessor devices after all the new name graphics,sound variations and lost more makes the new device worth so no backward compatibility and Yes PS4 will be able to play 4K/ultra HD videos.
Sony PS4 Specifications
- CPU: low power x86-64 AMD Jaguar, 8 cores
- GPU: 1.84 TFLOPS, AMD Radeon Graphics Core Next engine
- AUX: Ethernet, IEEE 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1
- Optical Drive : BD 6xCAV, DVD 8xCAV
- Memory: GDDR5 8GB
- Hard Disk Drive: Built –in
- I/O: Super-Speed USB (USB 3.0)
- AV output: HDMI, Analog-AV out, Digital Output
DualShock 4 Specifications
- Dimensions: 162mm x 52mm x 98mm
- Weight: 210g approx.
- Ports: USB, Stereo Headset Jack,Extention Port
- Buttons: PS button, SHARE button, OPTIONS button, Directional buttons (Up/Down/Left/Right),Right stick, Left stick, Touch Pad Button, Touch Pad 2 Point Touch Pad, Click Mechanism, Action buttons (Triangle, Circle, Cross, Square), R1/L1/R2/L2/R3/L3, Capacitive Type
- Wireless communication: Bluetooth Ver2.1 withEDR
- Other Features: Light Bar, Vibration,Mono Speaker
Sony PS4 Camera Specifications
- External Dimension: 186mm x 27mm x 27mm
- Weight: 183g approx.
- Microphone: 4 Channel Microphone Array
- Video Pixel:1280 x 800 pixel x 2
- Video Frame Rate: 1280×800 pixel @ 60fps,320×192 pixel @ 240fps,640×400 pixel @ 120fps
- Connection Type: PS4 dedicated connector
- Video Format: RAW, YUV
- Lens: Dual Lenses, F2.0 fixed focus
- Cable Length: 2m
Release Date and Price
It is expected that Sony will unveil its Sony PS4 device in November and the price of this gaming giant will be around about $399 which is $100 cheaper than Xbox so quite a reasonable price