The Sony PlayStation 5 goes on sale in several markets today, two days after Microsoft's new Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles started shipping to customers globally. The Sony PlayStation 5 will hit the Indian markets on November 19, and has been priced at Rs 39,990 onwards, for the Digital Edition, while the standard PlayStation 5 with a disc drive has been priced at Rs 49,990 in India.
Both the Sony PlayStation 5 regular and Digital Edition are identical in terms of performance and specifications. Both are powered by a 3.5GHz AMD Zen 2-based octa-core CPU, paired with 16GB of GDDR6 RAM and 825GB of NVMe SSD storage and come with a bunch of accessories like a charging deck for DualSense controllers, a remote control, an HD camera, and Sony's PULSE 3D headphones.
The PlayStation 5 supports up to 120FPS gaming in 4K resolution and 60FPS gameplay in 8K resolution. Here is an image of the PS5 as compared to its predecessor.
The PlayStation 5's graphics duties are done by a 10.28 teraFLOPS custom RDNA 2 GPU which is clocked at 2.2GHz.
The DualSense wireless controller for PS5 offers immersive haptic feedback, dynamic adaptive triggers, and a built-in microphone - all integrated into an all-new design.
The white material used for PlayStation 5's body features tiny embossed PlayStation keys logos on the inside.
Instead of Dolby Atmos, the PlayStation 5 uses Sony's 3D Tempest audio.