Sony Announced New PS5 Slim Model costing up to $500 offering a sleek design and enhanced performance. Get ready to level up!
The PlayStation 5, Sony’s latest gaming console was launched in November 2020 and there were rumors that Sony would launch PS5 Pro but the Japanese tech company Sony introduced the new PS5 Slim via a blog post.
Sony hasn’t officially named the new PS5 as PS5 Slim but the tagline of the new PS5 Slim is “Same Immersive Power. New Slimmer Size.”
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The PS5 Slim will be lighter than the old PS5 and the new console will be available in November, the exact date will be announced soon by the company. According to Sid Shuman the Senior Director, SIE Content Communications “The new PS5 was created to address the evolving needs of players.”
All You Need to Know About New Sony PS5 Slim:
Size of PS5 vs. PS5 Slim:
The size of the gaming console has been reduced by 30 percent in terms of volume and is also lighter than the original PS5.
- Original PS5 (disc version): 104mm x 390mm x 260mm
- PS5 Slim (disc version): 96mm x 358mm x 216mm
- Original PS5 (digital version): 92mm x 390mm x 260mm
- PS5 Slim (digital version): 80mm x 358mm x 216mm
Storage of PS5 vs. PS5 Slim:
The new PS5 Slim has the advantage of having more inbuilt storage than the original PS5.
- Original PS5 had 825GB of onboard storage
- PS5 Slim has a full 1TB of onboard storage
Weight of PS5 vs. PS5 Slim:
Sony has also reduced the weight of the new PS5 Slim:
- The disc version of the original PS5 weighs 9.9 pounds
- The disc version of PS5 Slim weighs 7.05 pounds
- The digital version of PS5 IS 8.6 pounds
- The digital version of PS5 Slim weighs 5.73 pounds
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Processing Capability of PS5 vs. PS5 Slim:
The processing capabilities of the PS5 and PS5 Slim are exactly the same and there is no difference in it at all.
Hardware of PS5 vs. PS5 Slim:
There are some visible differences between the new PS5 Slim and the original PS5. Some of them are mentioned below:
- The new PS5 Slim has four cover panels. The original PS5 has two cover panels.
- The top of the PS5 Slim has a glossy look while the bottom retains the matte finish. The original PS5 had a matte finish.
- The disc drive can be removed and replaced in the disc version of PS5 Slim. The original disc version of PS5 didn’t have this option.
- The PS5 Slim will have two USB Type-C ports, the original PS5 had USB Type-A and Type-C ports.
- The PS5 Slim will have a horizontal stand in the box and a vertical stand will be sold separately this time. The original PS5 had a single stand that could be turned into both a vertical and horizontal stand.
Price of PS5 vs. PS5 Slim:
The prices of the PS5 original and PS5 Slim are expected to be as follows:
- The original PS5 disc version is $499.99
- The PS5 Slim disc version is $499.99
- The original PS5 digital version is $399.99
- The PS5 Slim digital version is $449.99
Sony Announced New PS5 Slim Model is indeed a big news for PlayStation fans around the world.
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