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PS4 Slim and Pro

Discussion in 'Playstation 4' started by Riddler_Tam, Sep 8, 2016.

  1. Conference in new York showcased both a Slim and Pro variety of the PS4 priced at £259 and £349, here is details from the Playstation Blog.

    Three and a half years ago, I stood on stage in New York to unveil PlayStation 4, which captured our vision for the future of gaming. That vision placed the gamer at the centre of the PlayStation ecosystem and empowered developers to create transformative experiences.

    This afternoon I returned to New York for another PlayStation Meeting to discuss the evolution of the PlayStation 4 platform and introduce PS4 Pro. This new high-end PS4 will sit alongside the new slimmer, lighter PS4, which we officially unveiled today.

    The new standard PS4 is starting to ship to retailers now and will be available by 16th September for a suggested retail price of €299.99, representing great value for gamers who haven’t joined the PS4 community just yet.


    Our engineering and design teams collaborated to consolidate PS4’s high-performance technology into a smaller, more energy efficient form factor. When comparing the new PS4 model to the current model, we’ve reduced volume by 30 percent, weight by 16 percent, and power consumption by 28 percent. Despite the sleek design, the new model packs all of the same powerful components that have made PS4 the best place to play.

    With PlayStation 4 Pro our goal is to deliver innovation in the form of cutting-edge visuals and graphics while in the midst of the PS4’s lifecycle. PS4 Pro, which launches 10th November, 2016, for a suggested retail price of €399.99, enhances PS4 games by supporting the latest in imaging technology through 4K resolution and High Dynamic Range (HDR), as well as smoother frame rates. Games that already look extraordinary on PS4 will look richer and more detailed, thanks to the more powerful GPU and faster CPU at the heart of PS4 Pro.

    With more pixels, 4K’s higher resolution delivers graphics that are sharper and have greater detail than ever imagined. HDR enables visuals to look much closer to the way your eyes see the real world.

    Some developers are updating previously launched PS4 games to add PS4 Pro support, while other developers are building PS4 Pro support into upcoming releases. At launch, you’ll be able to download patches for games – such as Uncharted 4 – which are enhanced when playing on the new console. Future releases that will have PS4 Pro enhancements built-in include Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Horizon: Zero Dawn, Mass Effect: Andromeda and Days Gone.

    However, even if you own an HDTV that does not support either 4K or HDR, PS4 Pro still provides a number of benefits. All games will run in 1080p resolution, and some will even run in a higher or more stable framerate. If you’re a gamer that wants to be at the forefront of innovation, PS4 Pro is for you.


    We also know a lot of our fans watch movies, TV shows, and videos on their PS4, so we’re working with our partners who offer best-in-class streaming services to build new apps for PS4 Pro. Netflix will launch a new app at the launch of PS4 Pro that supports 4K. YouTube is also developing a new 4K-compatible app for PS4 Pro.

    But it’s important to note that the choice is yours. Whether you’re playing on PS4 Pro, the new slimmer and lighter PS4, or the PS4 system you bought at launch in 2013, you’ll have access to the same amazing games with the same features and same vibrant community that make PlayStation the best place to play.

    There won’t be any gameplay features exclusive to PS4 Pro or the standard PS4. In fact, we believe the impact of HDR on gaming and entertainment is so promising that all PlayStation 4 systems – back to the very first console sold in 2013 – are now HDR capable.

    It is incredibly important for us, and our developer partners, to maintain one PS4 audience. All PS4 systems are also ready to deliver on the promise of virtual reality with the upcoming launch of PlayStation VR. Whichever system you choose, we’ll continue to give you the exclusive franchises, blockbuster third-party titles, and unique games from creative developers that you’ve come to expect from PlayStation.

    I want to take a moment to thank everyone in the PlayStation Nation for the incredibly passionate support around PS4. From day one with PS4, we’ve been driven to create a system tuned to the needs of gamers. PS4 Pro builds on that goal even further, and we can’t wait for you to try it.
  2. No new gameplay features? I don't see the point. Sounds like the PlayStation 4.01

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  3. My thoughts...

    ACG (a youtube reviewer that I subscribe to) has just put out his initial thoughts...
    He mentioned an interesting aspect about HDR gaming and that is the input lag is really bad on the majority of TV's when HDR is active...so really you would want to wait until the tech is better. Obviously this doesn't affect video playback (apart from the remote control response :D).

    Also going back to the specs, that power consumption on the Pro is really high and in fact around double the current PS4 (the new cheapo PS4 is supposed to be 28% less than the current one).
    Probably best to wait a 12-18 months, see what is what (with framerates on PS4 vs Pro on existing & new games), wait for the TV panels to improve & then get the PS4 Pro Slim :)|) which has the power consumption of the original PS4 (joke, possibly).

    ...during that 12-18 months you'll save the money on your leccy bill (had you bought a Pro) to pay for the Pro Slim (upgrade).

    There you go a free PS4 Pro Slim (upgrade), congrats if you followed that! :D
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  4. I was gonna buy a hard drive 1tb and thats about 60-70 quid.

    Mayeb id be better selling my 500gb console used make 200 or so then buy a new console.

    BUt slim or pro? Will one even use the benefits of upgraded system in the pro? DOuble power seems slim better option for now?
    #4 Lordofgames, Sep 10, 2016
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  5. 2tb is around £60, best going for that.
    Also the new slim model (as I've stated) is considerably more power efficient than before and oodles more than the original model....so you could save yourself quite a bit a year in electricity by upgrading (a Pro will swing the needle in the other direction).

    Use a power calculator to estimate your potential saving.
  6. 60 for pc 85 for 2.5 laptop/ps4 size...i think 1tb enough probs though?

    no 4k tv anyway so what pros of the pro haha?
  7. 1tb for £60/70 talk shite were the fuck are u shopping I got a 2tb for £60
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  8. where? i checked amazon just now, 1tb is 60...amazon usually as cheap as they come..

    They sometimes do a 5-1 offer as well buy 1 get 5, check it out mate :)
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  9. Yeh but i been advised not to do that...Apparently the ones in external enclosures are not as good quality and more likely to fail, like grade b or c hard drives..reason being they dont expect them to be on and getting used 24/7 so if a hard drive is not grade a they put it in an external enclosure.
  10. Put in a pre-order for a pro, will use it as my main console in the living room and shift my standard PS4 to my bedroom for netflix etc.
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  11. They all use same hard drives, who ever told you not to clearly doesn't know what they are on about.

    That drive has been advised by pro's online as one of the ones to use. If your bothered by spending too much money take our advise if not spend more and get a hybrid device.
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  12. im only saying back what i heard or read im sure if you google you will find similar info, they put grade b hard drives in external enclosures, still doesnt mean its a bad drive and may last forever no probs...ill try google it just now
  13. Is there anyone bar LOG left on here that hadn't done this yet?

    Just fucking buy it, take it apart and fit it
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  14. ok ill take my chances and try an external hard drive....

    ill stick my 500gb in the case and use that as an external for my pc

    what benefit will u get from it? u can play games at 4k?
  15. cool so even if u dont have 4k tv u still gonna get better frame rate and sometimes better image, just like upgrading my pc and still playing same resolution

  16. The amount of 4K deals suddenly popping up I don't think many will stick to 1080p
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  17. im not sure how good this pro can be, to buy a decent pc to play games with good fps and detail at 4k would be far more expenisve than this upgraded ps4....

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