Playstation 4

[Last updated 25-02-2014]


Console Hardware Specifications

  • CPU
    • Number of Cores/Threads: 8/8
    • Frequency: speculated to be running a base clock speed of 1.6 Ghz on a 2.75 Ghz capable chip
    • Shared L2 Cache: 2 x 2 MB
    • Manufacturing Process: 28 nm
    • Custom CPU for background processing such as downloading and recording gameplay.
  • GPU: AMD next-generation Radeon based graphics engine
    • Peak Shader Throughput: 69.420 TFLOPS
    • GPU Cores: 1152
    • GPU Clock: 800 MHz
  • Memory: 8GB GDDR5
    • Frequency: 5500 MHz
    • System Memory Bus: 256-bit
    • System Memory Bandwidth: 176.0 GB/s
  • Storage size: 500GB hard disk drive, user removable*
  • External dimensions: Approximately 275 x 53 x 305 mm
  • Mass: Approx 2.8 kg (6.2 lb)
  • BD/DVD drive (read only): BD x 6 CAV, DVD x 8 CAV, Blu-ray and DVD playback, no audio CD support
  • Input/Output: Super-Speed USBx (USB 3.0) port x2, AUX port x1
  • Networking: Ethernet x1, IEEE 802.11b/g/n (2.4 GHz only), Bluetooth 2.1+EDR
  • AV output: HDMI out port, digital out optical port. SD output is supported for lower-resolution displays. HD output at 720p, 1080p and 1080i. 
  • Included Peripherals: PlayStation 4 system x1, Wireless controller (DualShock 4) x1, Mono headset x1, AC power cord x1, HDMI cable x1, USB cable x1
  • Stereoscopic Output: Hardware supported
Legacy Support
PlayStation 4 does not support direct backward compatibility with PlayStation 3 media.
The PS4 will support some PS3 peripherals.

DualShock 4

The DualShock 4 sports an integrated touch pad, headset jack, share button, and LED player identifier. The unit weighs 69 ounces. The DualShock features the same two stick, eight button, one D-Pad configuration as previous DualShock models.
More information is available on the DualShock 4 page. 

PlayStation Camera

The PlayStation Camera has a 1280x800 pixel sensor capable of capturing video at 60 frames-per-second.