This is the summary of consumer reviews for Sony PlayStation 4 Console. The BoolPool rating for this product is Good, with 4.00 stars, and the price range is $399.99.
PlayStation 4 is the best place to play with dynamic, connected gaming, powerful graphics and speed, intelligent personalization, deeply integrated social capabilities, and innovative second-screen features. It is noticeably faster, and has better graphics than its predecessor. Combining unparalleled content, immersive gaming experiences, all of your favorite digital entertainment apps, and PlayStation exclusives, PS4 centers on gamers, enabling them to play when, where and how they want. DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller features new innovations to deliver a phenomenal gaming experiences, including a highly sensitive six-axis sensor as well as a touch pad located on the top of the controller, which offers gamers completely new ways to play and interact with games.
However, Playstation 4 is not backward compatible with older games. Also, it lacks the music playing capabilities since it cannot play audio CDs like PS3.
Overall, the PlayStation 4 Console has superb graphics, lightning fast interface and if you get PlayStation 4 plus, you can do online gaming as well. The games available are pretty amazing, they have some great indie games and all games are in full 1080p. Not to mention there's the live stream function available, to watch other people play the game as you wait for your downloads to finish.
Official PS4 specifications:
- Single-chip custom processor
- CPU: x86-64 AMD 'Jaguar' 8 cores
- GPU: 1.84 TFLOPS, AMD next-generation Radeon™ based graphics engine
Memory: GDDR5 8GB
Hard Disk Drive: Built-in
Optical Drive (read only): BD 6xCAV and DVD 8xCAV
I/O and communication:
- Super-Speed USB (USB 3.0)
- Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T)
- IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
- Bluetooth® 2.1 (EDR)
- Analog-AV out
- Digital Output (optical)