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The new Sony PlayStation 4 (Sony PS4) is the next-generation console with powerful graphics and speed, intelligent personalization, integrated social media , and innovative second-screen features.  Buy it here 

Along with the PS4 , Sony has also launched the new DUALSHOCK 4, a wireless controller for the PlayStation 4 . Now instantly share images and videos of your favorite gameplay moments on Facebook with a single press on the DUALSHOCK 4 controller’s “share” button . You can also broadcast while you play in real-time through Ustream and let your friends to comment or join you !

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The new second generation PlayStation Eye is also revealed – optical sensor with two 1280 x 800 cameras, 4 microphones (voice control) and an 85-degree field of view . It will be used for facial recognition (face login), player positioning and depth sensing and enhanced PlayStation Move support , recognizing each player by the color of the DualShock 4′s LED light bar.

The users can now check out virtually any PS4 game when it becomes available at the PlayStation Store by immediately start playing demo of the actual game . List of few PlayStation 4 games – Killzone: Shadow Fall , inFamous Second Son , Driveclub , Knack , Destiny , Diablo III , Deep Down , Watch Dogs . (No backward compatibility with PS3 games for now) .

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DualShock 4 and PlayStation Eye

Sony PlayStation 4 key features :

  • Play , Share , and Communicate simultaneously – Share Images/Videos , broadcast live game , friends can comment/join , cloud gaming
  • Resume/Suspend – Instant-on from “suspend mode” , No need to wait and reboot for the updates/downloads , play games while downloading/updating it
  • Designed from the ground up – Whole new architecture , fresh gaming experience
  • PS4 Second Screens – Use second screens – PlayStation Vita (PS Vita – 5-inch display , intuitive dual analog sticks and WiFi support), “PlayStation App” for using iPhone/iPad/Android Smartphone and Tablets as second screens , pull PS4 titles from PS4 console remotely and play them , purchase and download PS4 games remotely , or remotely watch other gamers playing on their devices.

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Sony PlayStation 4 Reviews Online

Engadget

  • Pros
    • Fast
    • Powerful
    • Great gamepad
    • Beautiful design
  • Cons
    • Short gamepad battery life
    • Weak game lineup at launch

Techradar

  • Pros
    • Excellent performance
    • PlayStation Plus is improved
    • DualShock 4 is Good, resulting in comfortable controller that’s more functinal for games of all genre
    • PS Vita Remote Play over WiFi
  • Cons
    • Launch line up is thin
    • Stripped down Interface still suffers from pop in
    • No DLNA streaming or MP3 playback

CNET

  • Pros
    • The PlayStation 4 serves up dazzling graphics
    • runs on a simplified and logical interface
    • boasts a fantastic controller.
    • It’s also $100 cheaper than rival Xbox One
  • Cons
    • Triple-A titles are lacking at launch
    • the PS4 won’t come close to matching its predecessor’s gaming or software library for months — or possibly years.
    • PS3 games aren’t compatible, though Sony is hinting that its Gaikai game-streaming service will open the door to retro gaming in 2014.
    • The PS4 also has no DLNA compatibility or media playback support which made its predecessor such a great all-around content player.

Ibtimes

  • Pros
  • Horizontal Position Pros
    • Quite disk drive
    • More cooling
  • Vertical Position Pros
    • Saves Space
    • Design: PlayStation 4 looks best when in vertical position
  • Cons
  • Horizontal Position Cons
    • Slight Wobbling
    • Space Consuming
  • Vertical Position Cons
    • Tipping Risk
    • It has been noticed that the console makes more noise while being in the upright position due to its cooling fan and disc drive rotation
    • More Heating
    • Extra Costs

Techland.time.com

  • Pros
    • The launch games aren’t as mediocre as you’ve heard.
    • It’s the most powerful next-gen console today
    • It’s $100 cheaper than Microsoft’s $500 Xbox One
    • It’s the most refined games console Sony’s ever built
  • Cons
    • No Super Mario 64 of next-gen
    • No Wii Remote of next-gen
    • It doesn’t partner with your TV or offer Kinect-caliber voice recognition.

 Techspot

  • Pros
    • Fantastic controller
    • Handsome console
    • Simple, game-focused interface
    • Dazzling graphics
    • $100 cheaper than rival Xbox One
  • Cons
    • Not enough great games yet
    • Occasional worrisome performance problems
    • Won’t come close to matching its predecessor’s gaming or software library for months — or possibly years
    • PS3 games aren’t compatible
    • Lacks DLNA compatibility or media playback support

Reviewmythings

  • Pros
    • The adoption of extra features
    • Will able to play games/demos while downloading
    • You will be able to put the console to “low power mode” by pressing single button. Pressing that button again will resume from the point where you left
    • Dedicated capture/compression will allow you to share your gaming experience with your friends
  • Cons
    • In order to use multiplayer, you will have to pay for PS Plus
    • Lack of apps is yet another big con of PlayStation 4
    • No backwards compatibility.

Tomsguide

  • Pros 
    • The system has a large launch library with a number of Sony exclusives
    • Vita owners can stream PS4 games to their handheld systems to free up the big screen
    • Optional playStation Camera that offers some fun augmented-reality games
  • Cons
    • Limits on recording video
    • Virtually no free online play
    • No streaming from PCs
    • Reduced music playback
    • PS4 storage capacity

Cheatcodecentral

  • Pros
    • more user-friendly
    • The specs outperform the PS3 by an unbelievable amount
    • The adaptability of the APU (accelerated processing unit) could give the PS4 an even longer shelf life than the PS3
  • Cons
    • Specs are not revolutionary

Gamesfaq

  • Pros
    • Graphics are powerful, very powerful
    • The controller looks nice and has improved ergonomics (the dpad, sticks and triggers)
    • PS4 has support from a very wide array of developers
    • PS4 comes with a headset
    • PS4 comes with stereo playstation eye
  • Cons
    • No real backwards compatibility
    • No ability to keep your purchased games from PSN
    • The addition of PSMove and PSeye may mean many more games with gimmicky last minute gameplay mechanics
    • Cannot transfer PS3/PSN game saves to PS4
    • Cannot use DS3 controllers with PS4

Sony PlayStation 4 Specifications :

  • Processor : 8-core 64-bit x86 “Jaguar” CPU built by AMD
  • Graphics : 1.84 TFLOPS AMD Radeon GPU
  • Memory : 8GB GDDR5 RAM , 176GB/sec bandwidth
  • Storage : 500GB in-built Hard Disk Drive
  • Blu-ray drive : 6X speed (8X DVDs)
  • Connectivity : 802.11n Wi-Fi, Gigabit Ethernet LAN , Super-speed USB v3.0, Bluetooth v2.1, HDMI port, optical out , analog AV

PS4 DUALSHOCK 4 Specifications – Wireless Controller for PlayStation 4 :

  • External Dimensions : 162mm x 52mm x 98mm (width x height x depth)
  • Weight : 210g
  • Keys / Switches : PS button, SHARE button, OPTIONS button, Directional buttons (Up/Down/Left/Right), Action buttons (Triangle, Circle, Cross, Square),R1/L1/R2/L2 button, Left stick / L3 button,
  • Right stick / R3 button
  • Touch Pad : 2 Point Touch Pad, Click Mechanism, Capacitive Type
  • Motion Sensor : Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer)
  • Other Features : Light Bar, Vibration, Built-in Mono Speaker
  • Ports : USB (Micro B), Extension Port, Stereo Headset Jack
  • Wireless Communication : Bluetooth® Ver2.1+EDR
  • Battery : 1000mAh Built-in Lithium-ion Rechargeable Battery , DC3.7V

Second generation PlayStation Eye Specifications :

  • External Dimension : 186 x 27 x 27 mm (width x height x depth)
  • Weight : 183g
  • Video Pixel : 1280 x 800 pixel x 2
  • Video Frame Rate : 1280×800 pixel @ 60fps , 640×400 pixel @ 120fps , 320×192 pixel @ 240fps
  • Video Format : RAW, YUV (uncompressed)
  • Lens : Dual Lenses, F value/F2.0 fixed focus
  • Capture Range : 30cm
  • Field-of-View : 85°
  • Microphone : 4 Channel Microphone Array
  • Connection Type : PS4 dedicated connector (AUX connector)
  • Cable Length : 2m

Sony PS4 Price in India : Sony Playstation 4 Price is Rs.39,990 . Sony PlayStation 4 Eye Price is Rs.4,990 (addition to PS4 price) .  It is now available in India . Buy it hereFirst-party gaming titles have been priced at Rs. 3,999 while third-party titles will range between Rs. 2,499 and Rs. 4,499.  Check the new Microsoft Xbox One here

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Few Sony PS4 Games titles Price in India :

  • Knack – Rs.3,999
  • Need For Speed – Rs.4,499
  • Killzone Shadowfall – Rs.3,999
  • FIFA 14 – Rs.4,499
  • Battlefield 4 – Rs.4,499
  • Call Of Duty Ghosts – Rs.4,299
  • Drive Club – Rs.3,999

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Some Games trailers :


Killzone Shadow Fall

DRIVECLUB

inFAMOUS : Second Son

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