PlayStation 5 Controller Guide (DualSense Controller)

Playstation 5 Controller

Here is a complete guide to PlayStation 5 DualSense controller. All the details, specifications, buttons and layout you need to know about the PS5 gamepad controller can be found here.


Dimensions 160mm x 66mm x 106mm (width x height x depth)
Weight 280g
Buttons PS button
Create button
Options button
Directional buttons (Up, Down, Left, Right)
Action buttons (Triangle, Circle, Cross, Square)
R1 / L1 button
R2 / L2 button (with Trigger Effect)
Left Stick / L3 button
Right Stick / R3 button
Touch Pad button
MUTE button
Touch Pad 2 Point Touch Pad
Capacitive Type
Click Mechanism
Motion Senor Six-axis motion sensing system
(three-axis gyroscope + three axis acceleormeter)
Audio Built-in Microphone Array
Built-in Mono Speaker
Stereo Headset Jack – Output: 48Hz/16bit and Input: 24kHz/16Bit
Feedback Trigger Effect (on R2/L2 button)
Vibration (haptic feedback by dual actuators)
Indicators (Light bar / Player Indicator / MUTE status)
Ports USB Type-C port (Hi-Speed USB)
Stereo Headset Jack
Charging Terminals
Communication Wireless – Bluetooth Ver 5.1
Wired – USB connection (HID, Audio)
Battery Type – Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Voltage – DC 3.65V
Capacity – 1,560mAh

Buttons Layout

Button Functionality
PS Activate Device / Turn on Playstation / Login to PlayStation
Create Create content for sharing on social media
Options Activate Options menu
Directional Pad (Up, Down, Left & Right Buttons) Directional buttons
Action Buttons

  • Triangle
  • Circle
  • Cross
  • Square
Activate in-game actions and controls
R1, R2, L1, L2 (Right and Left Buttons) Activate in-game actions, options or controls
L (Left Stick) Activate in-game movements/controls
R (Right Stick) Activate in-game movements/controls/view angel
L3 and R3 (Press L / R Stick) Activate in-game movements/controls
Touch Pad Button Activate in-game tracking controls/moves
Mute Button Mute / Unmute controller’s built-in microphone

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