Published on September 8th, 2016 | by admin

Sony Interactive Entertainment announces PlayStation 4 Pro and unveils slimmer and lighter PlayStation 4

Following the PlayStation Meeting 2016 held today at the PlayStation Theatre in New York, Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced the following:

PlayStation 4 Pro

  • PlayStation 4 Pro delivers enhanced experiences through improved image processing capability and support for 4K quality
  • Allows games to deliver graphics with far more detail and unprecedented visual precision
  • 4K video playback support to deliver 4K streaming video services such as Netflix and YouTube
  • Support of HDR imaging technology, enabling reproduction of brightness and darkness while realizing a much wider range of colours
  • Available in Australia from November 10, 2016, AUD$559.95 RRP

Slimmer and lighter PlayStation 4

  • New form factor reduces size by more than 30% and makes console 25% lighter in weight than previous models
  • Increased energy efficiency, cutting power consumption by more than 34%
  • All PS4 systems including the new slimmer model and PS4 Pro will support HDR imaging technology via systems software update
  • 500GB PlayStation 4 available in Australia from September 16th, 2016, AUD$439.95 RRP
  • 1TB PlayStation 4 available in Australia from September 29th, 2016, AUD$509.95 RRP

From New York, Michael Ephraim, Managing Director, Sony Interactive Entertainment Australia and New Zealand commented:

As Andy House said, our vision is to present a clear choice to the gamer and we are steadfast in our commitment to being the best place to play. Today’s announcements are testament of this. With PlayStation 4 Pro, we look forward to introducing our players to our most powerful home console with the offering of the first class 4K and HDR technology. At 30% reduced size, the new model PS4 offers great value for the gamer and will also join the HDR revolution from next week. With the news we’ve unveiled today and PS VR launching on October 13, there’s never been a better time to join the PlayStation community.

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