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
Sony PlayStation 4 (Sony PS4) Price in India on 19 Apr 2015
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 !
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) .
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.
Sony PlayStation 4 Reviews Online
Short gamepad battery life
Weak game lineup at launch
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
Launch line up is thin
Stripped down Interface still suffers from pop in
No DLNA streaming or MP3 playback
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
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.
Horizontal Position Pros
Quite disk drive
Vertical Position Pros
Design: PlayStation 4 looks best when in vertical position
Horizontal Position Cons
Vertical Position Cons
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
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
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.
Simple, game-focused interface
$100 cheaper than rival Xbox One
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
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
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.
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
Limits on recording video
Virtually no free online play
No streaming from PCs
Reduced music playback
PS4 storage capacity
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
Specs are not revolutionary
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
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)
Connection Type : PS4 dedicated connector (AUX connector)
Cable Length : 2m
Sony PS4 Price in India : Sony Playstation 4 Price is Rs.38,900. Sony PlayStation 4 Eye Price is Rs.4,990 (addition to PS4 price) . It is now available in India . Buy it here . First-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.
Sony PlayStation 4 (Sony PS4) Price in India on 19 Apr 2015