Playstation gaming consoles by SONY have been delivering high-quality gaming experiences worldwide for decades. They have launched 4 generations of the Playstation since 1994.
PS4 was released in 2013 in Pakistan. It is available online and is a popular choice for gamers. It has a single-chip custom processor, a CPU of AMD “Jaguar” 8 Core along with a GPU 1.84 TFLOPS and AMD Radeon™ graphics engine. With 8 GB GDDR5, the PS4 can be bought with two options for inbuilt storage of 500 GB or 1 TB.
Playstation is an established digital ecosystem that ensures an upgraded model will be compatible with past games or console models. Backtracking compatibility means you can still play your favourite games without losing any previously stored data. You can now save your data from previous devices on the Playstation Network which is a digital storage cloud for PS4 users.
These factors make PS4 a sought after gaming console in the age of advanced level graphics cards and powerful gaming PCs. PS4 is offering the latest upgrades and is achieving 4K and high-dynamic-range HDR quality for player intensive games.
The PS4 as compared to previously released consoles was a giant leap in HDR. The difference is incredible, players can now turn into dark corners and move from low light frames into vivid bright graphics without losing any definition. The shutter speed is better and you can expect dynamic visuals while playing.
If you are looking to play on 1080p quality the PS4 is compatible with HD TVs and HDR compatible games. The HDR output support is located at the base of the PS4 machine.
Game developers have been exclusively releasing with Playstation for PS4 users so gameplay and visuals can be experienced as intended by the game architect.
On the PS4 games like God of War, Marvel's Spider-Man, Assassin’s Creed, Battlefield, Call of Duty Black Ops, FIFA 19, Red Dead Redemption, GT Sport and Resident Evil are readily available in Pakistan.
With popular companies like Electronic Arts releasing games like Apex Legends designed for especially for a gaming console experience, PS4 is the first choice for users looking for such gameplay.
Other games compatible with PS4 are Hitman, Horizon Zero Dawn, Mass Effect: Andromeda, The Last Guardian, The Last of Us, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, Resident Evil 2, Ace Combat 7: Skies, Kingdom Hearts 3, Detroit: Become Human, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and many more. Your game of choice, quality of visuals, TV compatibility and most importantly budget are essential factors in helping you decide if you want to start gaming on a console.
These games are considered masterpieces and gamers have long term relationships with many of these game titles. Buying a PS4 in 2019 is still a cheaper alternative to expensive GPUs and offers great game titles. The price range for PS4 in Pakistan can be found online.
CPU: x86-64 AMD “Jaguar”, 8 cores
GPU: 1.84 TFLOPS, AMD Radeon™ based graphics engine
Memory: GDDR5 8GB
Storage size: 500GB, 1TB
External dimensions: Approx. 265×39×288 mm (width × height × length) (excludes largest projection)
Mass: Approx. 2.1 kg
BD/ DVD drive (read only): BD × 6 CAV DVD × 8 CAV
Input/ Output: Super-Speed USB (USB 3.1 Gen1) port × 2 AUX port × 1
Networking: Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T）×1 IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Bluetooth®v4.0
Power: AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power consumption: Max. 165W
Operating Temperature: 5 ºC – 35ºC
AV output: HDMI™ out port (HDR output supported)