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All you need to know about the new Sony Ps5, hardware specs, design, games, price, release date

Sony is offering two different versions, a standard model with an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive, and a digital model without a disc drive.

The Ps5 design

Here’s the full list of specs courtesy of Digital Foundry:

  • CPU: 8x Zen 2 Cores at 3.5GHz (variable frequency)
  • GPU: 10.28TFLOPs, 36 CUs at 2.23GHz (variable frequency)
  • GPU Architecture: Custom RDNA 2
  • Memory/Interface: 16GB GDDR6 / 256=bit
  • Memory Bandwidth: 448GB/s
  • Internal Storage: Custom 825GB SSD
  • IO Throughput: 5.5GB/s (Raw), Typical 8-9GB/s (compressed)
  • Expandable Storage: NVMe SSD Slot
  • External Storage: USB HDD Support
  • Optical Drive: 4K UHD Blu-Ray Drive

Ps5 accessories

Pulse 3D wireless headset – offering 3D audio support and dual noise-cancelling microphones
HD camera featuring dual 1080p lenses for gamers to broadcast themselves along with their epic gameplay moments
Two DualSense Wireless Controllers.
DualSense charging station for convenient charging of two DualSense Wireless Controllers.

The new Ps5 game library lineup

Cost of the Ps5

Sources say the current unit price of the PS5 will be about $399 for the Ps5 and $499 for the Ps5 digital edition. (still unconfirmed, but keep your fingers crossed)

Release date

Sony has now confirmed that the PS5 release date is set for Holiday 2020.

Image credit: Sony/Twitter

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