PlayStation 5 (PS5)

PlayStation 5

Sony has officially revealed PlayStation 5 gaming console. PS5 is scheduled to be released in late 2020.

Sony PlayStation 5 will be available in two variants, one with a disc drive, and one without. PS5 price and release date to be revealed soon.


Playstation 5 will feature the latest hardware technologies for the best gaming experience. Here is the list of featured hardware in PS5 consoles.

  • CPU: AMD’s 7nm Zen 2 microarchitecture with 8 CPU (3.5 GHz)
  • GPU: AMD’s RDNA 2
  • Memory: 16 GB (GDDR6 SDRAM with a bandwidth of 448 GB/s)
  • Storage: 500GB / 1TB SSD Storage
  • 4K-compatible Ultra HD Blu-ray optical drive
  • USB-A and USB-C ports
  • DualSense controller


Additional Hardware

In addition to the console reveal, several additional accessories were announced including a charging station for the DualSense, , and a media remote control. The Pulse 3D is wireless headset made to take advantage of the console’s 3D audio technology.

  • HD Camera
  • Media Remote Control
  • Pulse 3D, a wireless headset with 3D audio technology
  • Charging station for the DualSense

DualSense Controller

The DualSense controller for PS5 is based on the DualShock controllers but with modifications which are a result of discussions with game designers and players, allowing for a more ergonomic design and a higher-rated battery. Here are the key features of DualSense controller:

  • Two-tone colour design
  • Form factor
  • Light bar placement
  • Haptic feedback
  • Adaptive triggers
  • Rechargeable battery via USB-C
  • Built-in mic
  • Create button

Backward Compatibility

PlayStation 5 will be backward compatible with PlayStation 4 games.


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