PlayStation 5 Final Technical Specifications Officially Revealed

PlayStation 5

Called to collect the very heavy legacy of PS4 and to rival the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, the new Sony console will release worldwide on November 19, or a week after its launch in the United States and Japan scheduled for November 12, 2020. Such high expectations cannot be maintained without a complete data sheet from every point of view, aimed at keeping PlayStation 5 at the top for the duration of its life cycle.

In case you have not yet chosen which next-gen platform to buy based on the technical data sheet, we have decided to report in this article the complete list of hardware equipment that distinguishes the classic version and the Digital Edition of the new console of the Japanese giant.

  • Processor: x86-64-AMD Ryzen Zen 2 octa-core with 16 threads, with variable frequency up to 3.5 GHz (10.3 TFLOPS);
  • GPU: AMD Radeon RDNA 2, Ray-Tracing acceleration and variable frequency up to 2.23 GHz;
  • RAM: 16 GB GDDR6 with 448 GB/s of bandwidth;
  • Internal memory: 825 GB SSD, with 5.5 GB/s (raw) bandwidth;
  • Optical Drive: Ultra HD Blu-ray (66G / 100G) 10xCAVBD-ROM (25G / 50G) ~ 8xCAVBD-R / RE (25G / 50G) ~ 8xCAVDVD ~ 3.2xCLV;
  • Discs supported for games: Ultra HD Blu-ray, with a maximum capacity of 100GB;
  • Video output : HDMI 2.1, support for 4K resolution TVs at 120Hz, 8K TVs and VRR ( variable refresh rate: dynamic refresh rate of a screen);
  • Audio : Tempest 3D AudioTech;
  • Dimensions:
    • PS5 Classic: 390 x 104 x 260 mm;
    • PS5 Digital Edition: 390 x 92 x 260 mm;
  • Weight:
    • PS5 Classic: 4.5 kg;
    • PS5 Digital Edition: 3.9 kg;
  • Power Supply:
    • PS5 Classic: 350 W;
    • PS5 Digital Edition: 340 W;
  • Available ports :
    • 1x USB Type-A (Hi-Speed ​​USB);
    • 2x USB Type-A (Super-Speed ​​USB up to 10Gbps);
    • 1x USB Type-C (Super-Speed ​​USB up to 10Gbps);
  • Connectivity :
    • Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T);
    • Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac / ax (Wi-Fi 6);
    • Bluetooth 5.1;

PlayStation 5 will go on sale, as mentioned, in two versions. The classic one will have a price of $499 while the version without an optical drive for discs will cost $399. As widely confirmed by Sony itself, inside the package of both configurations we will find the DualSense controller.

Rizwan Ahmad
Rizwan Ahmad

Rizwan is an avid mobile geek and a gaming lover. He loves to keep a tab on new tech and loves to share the latest tech news and reviews on Smartphones, Gadgets, Apps, and more.


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