Sony PlayStation 4 now in India: Key Features

The PlayStation 4 has been priced at Rs 39,990 and will be available for consumers from January 6 onwards.

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Sony has launched the PlayStation 4—it’s most anticipated video gaming console in India. The PS4 has been priced at Rs 39,990 and will be available for consumers from January 6 onwards.

Sony launched the PS4 in the United States and Canada in mid-November, a week before Microsoft's Xbox One console hit stores, marketing the device aggressively in an advertising blitz that the company believes will pay off during the year-end holiday season.

Sony Corp has said that global sales of its PlayStation 4 game console exceeded 2.1 million units as of December 1.

Let’s have a look at the key features of the gaming console.

In the new PS4, system software and game updates will be downloaded in the background, so that it is ready when you are.

The PS4 system learns how you play and intuitively curates the content you use most often.

The PS4 has DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller. With the SHARE button you can show off your greatest gaming moments to your friends or fellow players.

You can also share your gaming triumphs with your friends instantly at the tap of a button.

PlayStation Camera: With PS camera you can stream live gameplay, record walkthroughs and chat with friends.

You can log in to PS4 instantly with facial recognition and use voice inputs to navigate the PS4 system menu hands-free.

With the PlayStation App you can connect with your PS4 on your smartphone or tablet wherever you are.

Tech Specs of the PlayStation4

Main processor

Single-chip custom processor

CPU: low power x86-64 AMD "Jaguar", 8 cores

GPU: 1.84 TFLOPS, AMD next-generation Radeon based graphics engine

Storage size

500GB Hard disk drive


Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T) x 1

IEEE 802.11 b/g/n

Bluetooth 2.1 (EDR)

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