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PS4 Slim 1TB Console Review – Cooler, Thiner, Best Of All Time

PS4 Slim 1TB Review

Sony yesterday certainly won the heart of many gamers presented the new PlayStation 4 Pro and PlayStation 4 Slim. Video game lovers have appreciated not only the two new consoles, PS4 Pro in the first place; but they certainly appreciated the new accessories that Sony announced yesterday during PlayStation Meeting. Among the most interesting accessories of the Sony event, we find a new version of the Sony Dual Shock 4 controller, the PlayStation Camera, and also the new versions of the Vertical Stand, etc. Let’s analyze them more closely one by one. PS4 Slim 1TB

The accessories of the PlayStation 4 Slim and Pro

The new Dual Shock 4 controller is almost identical to its predecessor. The only novelty we find on this wireless controller is the presence of a small LED bar positioned on the touchpad.

The new Play station Camera has a cylindrical design, which makes this accessory very cute and elegant. The technical specifications, however, have remained virtually unchanged compared to the current PS Camera. The Vertical Stand, on the other hand, is a new accessory that was specifically designed to support the Play station 4 Slim and the Play station 4 pros vertically.

PS4 Slim now comes with a 1TB hard drive

Play station 4 consoles which are coming in more built storage for the same price, ps4 slim has a 500 GB hard drive and then they increased to 1TB for ps4 slim. Even Xbox ones were $299.99 for 500gb but now they increased it for 1TB for $349.99.

If you’re trying to find Sony’s best home console that is still for $399.99 PlayStation four professional that supports 4K gaming and 4K movies because of its additional powerful internals. Even for people with a 1080p TV, the PS4 pro can give an improved performance with some games. In selecting what to buy, you must believe whether or not you plan to upgrade to a 4K TV inside the next couple years if you haven’t already created the upgrade to UHD

How much is a ps4 slim?

PlayStation 4 console which is coming in more built storage for the same price, ps4 slim has a 500gb hard drive and then they increased to 1TB for ps4 slim. Even Xbox ones were $299.99 for 500 GB but now they increased it for PS4 Slim 1TB for $349.99.

Difference between PS4 Pro vs. PS4

Product name

 

  PS4                                                                                                     PS4 Pro
CPU1.6GHz 8-core AMD Jaguar2.1GHz 8-core AMD Jaguar
GPU1.84 TFLOP AMD Radeon4.2 TFLOP AMD Radeon
Memory8GB GDDR58GB GDDR5 & 1GB
HDRYesYes
4KNoYes
Storage500GB & 1TB1TB
USB2x USB 3.13x USB 3.1
Wi-Fi802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi (2.4GHz & 5.0GHz)802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi (2.4GHz & 5.0GHz)
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0

PS4 Pro doesn’t actually run games at native 4K

Yes, that is true some games can run only on a native 4K ultra HD resolution 3,840 by 2,160 pixels and most demanding games wont, because it is very hard to go game smoothly on a high resolution, with the additional power of ps4 pro the gaming of pc will run at 4K would cost several times more than they actually of ps4 pro

Many games will run on 4K but not always 3,200 by 1,800 lines and then upscale to the 4K.  Sony employees will clear this technique and improves the process. So, it is very hard to say the difference between the upscaled visuals and native 4K they have so many differences in them and hard to spot. And many games run only on 1080p which is existing consoles and they are upscaled.

Design & Connectivity

  • PS4 Slim – 288 x 265 x 39 mm (11.3 x 10.4 x 1.54 in) and 2.1 Kg (4.6lbs)
  • PS4 Slim – 2x USB 3.1, 1x Gigabit Ethernet, 1x PS Camera, HDMI 1.4
  • PS4 Slim – CPU: 1.6GHz 8-core AMD Jaguar; 1.84 TFLOP AMD Radeon (18CU, 800MHz); 8GB GDDR5 RAM
  • PS4 Slim – $300 – 500GB / 1TB HDD (user upgradeable)

All the 3 retain Blue-ray and DVD compatible optical drives with the PS4 Slim and PS4 Pro step up to USB 3.1 and the Pro uses its extra ‘layer’ to add an additional USB port

Product name

PlayStation 4 Slim

PlayStation 4

Dimensions10 inches x 11 inches x 1.5 inches12 inches x 2.09 inches x 10.83 inches
Weight4.6 lbs6.1 lbs
ProcessorCPU: Eight-core X86 AMD Jaguar
GPU:1.84 T-FLOPS, AMD Radeon Graphics Core Next Engine
CPU: Eight-core X86 AMD Jaguar
GPU:1.84 T-FLOPS, AMD Radeon Graphics Core Next Engine
Memory8GB GDDR5 RAM8GB GDDR5 RAM
Hard driveBuilt-in, 1TB HDD (earlier models were 500GB)Built-in, 500GB HDD/1TB HDD (can be swapped for larger drive)
AV output HDMI OutHDMI out, Digital Output (Optical)
I/O output2 x SuperSpeed USB 3.02 x SuperSpeed USB 3.0, AUX
CommunicationEthernet, Bluetooth 2.1, Wi-FiEthernet, Bluetooth 2.1, Wi-Fi
ControllerDualShock 4 (redesign)DualShock 4
PlayStation VR compatibleYes (Sold separately)Yes (Sold separately)
4k OutputNoNo
HDRYesYes (With patch)
UHD Blu-rayNoNo
PlayStation camera compatibleYes (Sold separately)Yes (Sold separately)
Price$300Varies
AvailabilityAvailable now Through resellers
  • The PS4 Slim is a great choice, but if you already have a launch model PS4, it’s not worth upgrading.

Is It Worth Buying a PS4 Slim in 2019 ?

Of course yes, why not but the major difference in ps4 slim and ps4 pro is only 4K. If you have 4K tv then go for a pro or else slim will also work but not for all games does not work on 4K . while you are buying the ps4 slim was not as powerful as the original of ps4 and turns out. And some few minor differences in ps4 and ps4 slim is ps4 can record the gameplay in 1080pand regular ps4 also, ps4 slim record in 720, it will be useless if you are a youtube or going to streamer, slim is good for everyone.

Well now taking about ps4 slim buying is 2019, for me in next year’s sony is going to launch ps5 and some people cannot wait for that long without PlayStation. So, it depends upon you to buy ps4 pro or ps4 slim or wait for ps4. And even it takes time to develop a game have to wait for 1 or 2 years. Even if you buy ps5 you won’t have many games to play in ps5, and remember that sony has a bad reputation when it come to backward compatibility.

So, if you are going to buy ps4 you have lots of chances to play more games and some exclusive games that are already released in 2019.

And the price of ps5 may be at $550 for 700$ and ps4 slim is the cheapest version and it will be available at $299 and during the holidays you get a discount.

The only difference between the ps4 slim and ps4 is that the ps4 slim it the REMASTERED version of ps4, it’s lighter, smaller and the best thing is that it doesn’t make a noise as the original ps4. I recommend the ps4 slim.

Is there going to be a ps5 ?

PlayStation 5/ps5, we collected as much information as possible about the release date of this console, technical specifications, estimated prices and other equally interesting information about it.

Well, let’s start with the most popular query, namely, the release date of PS5.

The eighth generation console from SONY is at the end of its life. Do not forget about one simple fact: the release of the original PS4 occurred as much as five years ago, i.e. in 2013.

Five years is a rather long life span for such products. In this regard, many console gamers are actively interested in PlayStation 5.

PS5 is definitely coming out in the near future. But the exact release date is currently unknown. Some of the technical experts point to the launch in late 2018.

Others talk about launching the console in 2020. Although the year 2019 can also be very possible to debut the console.

PlayStation chief developer Mark Cerny went public with Wired with the first technical specifications of PS5 expected next year, there’s hardly another topic in the gaming community.

There’s a lot of speculation about how powerful the next-gen console will be and especially how it will beat Microsoft’s new Xbox in the race.

Really glad it seems to be that Sony has decided to use the PlayStation 5 on a modern solid state drive instead of a relatively slow, classic hard drive.

Players feel the move towards a fast SSD as a logical, and finally use PC gamers for years, the benefits of brisk mass storage.

Many console owners have upgraded their current generation to flash drives or put them on an external SSD.

Sony goes one step further with the PS5 and wants to build one of the fastest drives available on the market. On a PlayStation 5 DevKit, Cerny unveiled the PS4- developed Spider-Man game, which particularly benefits from the speed of the solid state drive.

The Sony footage was not published, but the colleagues of IGN have compared the comparison of the loading times between the PS4 Pro and the PS5 well according to the statements of Cerny.

He said that Peter Parker’s Fast Travel feature currently takes 15 seconds within New York. On the upcoming backwards compatible PlayStation 5, the process will be completed within 0.8 seconds.

Which came to an end on March 31, 2019. Based on the data presented, we can conclude that despite a slight slowdown in sales of equipment for the PlayStation4, the console itself is still selling at an impressive rate.

At the moment, 96.8 million copies of PS4 have been sold worldwide, which means the total number of sales will exceed the mark of 100 million units before PS5 is released.

During the reporting period, 17.8 million consoles were sold,

Whereas a year earlier this figure reached 19 million units. Statistics show that gaming devices from Sony continue to enjoy high popularity among users around the world. Of course, PS4 sales will decline after the next-generation console comes on the market, but it will take at least a year before this event since Sony recently announced that it will take at least 12 months to appear.

This means that the PS4 has a whole year to overcome the mark of 100 million units sold.

The Sony report also says that sales and operating activities in the quarter amounted to $ 78.14 billion, which is 1% more than in the previous similar period. Analysts say that the gaming direction continues to be the most profitable for Sony.

Should I get ps4 slim or pro?

Ps4 pro is required for 4k tv but ps4 slim will be sufficient if you have only one, these consoles will run ps4 games.

Playstation generation would release a slim version of the original console and with a more compact of power and hard drive.

PlayStation 4 Slim you should have a 1080p display and don’t intend to upgrade to 4K

 PlayStation 4 SlimPlayStation 4 Pro
CPUAMD Jaguar 8-core
1.6 GHz
AMD Jaguar 8-core
2.1 GHz
GPUAMD Radeon 1.84 TFLOPAMD Radeon 4.2 TFLOP
Storage500 GB/1 TB1 TB
Connectivity1x HDMI 1.4
2x USB 3.1
1x HDMI 2.0
1x Optical Audio Out
3x USB 3.1
Power consumption165W310W
Weight2.1 kg (4.6lbs)3.3 kg (7.3lbs)

ps4 slim hard drive

Hard drives are the heart of every computer and are that any information we have from the operating system to a photograph is stored on the hard drive. That’s why it’s so important; everything works from the hard drive.

Image result for SSD vs HDD speed

Currently, there are a few options on hard drives: HDD and SSD. In this article, I am going to tell you about the two types of hard drives and what are their disadvantages, but also its advantages.

The hard drives, as I mentioned above, are computer components in which permanent information is stored, data is saved. It does not matter if the unit is turned off, the data is collected in the HDD.

They are called mechanical hard drives because they are precisely composed of mechanical parts.

Also, they use magnetism to be able to record the data and files in it.

In a few words, it is formed by one or several rigid disks which are united by the same axis, and these rotate at high speed in a kind of box.

  • which is very much, since a maximum HDD of a lifetime can reach 150 MB /s.
  • Durability is the most important thing when we talk about hard drives because you store a lot of information on them.

Update PS4 with a drive

You have not yet updated the PS4 and it is not connected to the network, then you can always update the console using a regular USB flash drive, which will have the latest firmware version.
this is the page Click on download update

  • Open the root folder of the flash drive and create the “PS4” folder in it, and then open it and create the “UPDATE” folder in it. Place the downloaded firmware in the folder “UPDATE”.
  • Now insert USB flash drive into your console with the USB port, and then go to the PS4 settings.
  • Find and select the “System Software Update” section in the settings.
  • Just follow the steps what is showing on the screen

If you have installed new firmware the error CE-36329-3 on PS4 should not disturb you anymore.

Last words

PS4 Slim is a great console, the addition of 5GHz WiFi is incredibly but no UHD Blu-ray drive, If you are not having a PS4 and have a 1080p TV and just want an affordable option to play PS4 games, the PS4 Slim is a sensible choice.  If you going to buy PS4 now, it’s not only cheap but there are also plenty of good games to play. You might have to wait a year or two for PS5 to show up and even then, there won’t be many games to enjoy, at least for the first couple of years. The PS4 slim 1tb is useful, even so with extra games it comes with. I recently purchased it and happy with my decision. You should give it a try too.

 

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