Sony PlayStation 4 Pro and PlayStation VR announced in India starting at Rs. 37990

Sony PlayStation 4 Pro and PlayStation VR

Sony finally introduced its most expected PlayStation 4 Pro console with 4K resolution gameplay and HDR capability.  Uncharted 4, The Last of Us, Call of Duty Infinite Warfare and several other titles already utilize these new features of the PS4 Pro.


Sony also introduced the Playstation VR, a virtual reality system that makes use of PlayStation 4 (PS4). It is compatible with all the PS4 versions.

Sony PlayStation 4 Pro specifications

  • Main processor:  Single-chip custom processor
  • CPU: x86-64 AMD “Jaguar”, 8 cores
    GPU: 4.20 TFLOPS, AMD Radeon ™ based graphics engine
  • Memory: GDDR5 8GB
  • Hard Disk: 1TB × 1
  • External dimensions: About 295mm × 55mm × 327mm (width × height × depth)
  • Weight: about 3.3kg
  • Optical drive (read-only)
  • BD 6-speed CAV, DVD 8 speed CAV
  • Input and output: Super-Speed USB (USB 3.1 Gen1) port × 3
  • Networking:  WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.0 (LE), Ethernet
  • AV output: HDMI out port (supports 4K/HDR), DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL) port

Sony PlayStation VR

Sony PlayStation VR Specifications

  • 5.7-inches (1920×RGB×1080 (960×RGB×1080 per eye)) OLED display
  • 100 degrees (approx.) field of view
  • 120Hz, 90Hz refresh rate
  • Sensors:  Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer)
  • Connection Interface  VR headset: HDMI, AUX, Stereo Headphone Jack; Processor unit: HDMI TV, HDMI PS4, USB, HDMI, AUX
  • Processor Unit Function 3D audio processing, Social Screen (mirroring mode, separate mode), Cinematic mode
  • External Dimensions – VR headset: Approx. 187×185×277 mm; Processor unit: Approx. 143×36×143 mm
  • Box contents: VR headset, Processor unit, VR headset connection cable, HDMI cable, USB cable, Stereo headphones (with a complete set of earpiece), AC power cord, AC adaptor

Pricing and availability

  • Sony PlayStation 4 Pro – Rs. 38,990 – available mid-February, pre-order from today
  • Sony PlayStation 4 Pro Slim – Rs. 27,990 – available mid-February, pre-order from today
  • Sony PlayStation VR – Rs. 37,990  / Rs. 41,990 (with PS4 camera) – available in March

Commenting on the launch, Jim Ryan, President of SIEE and President of Global Sales & Marketing, SIE, said:

The launch of PS4 Pro is an immensely exciting moment for PlayStation. Never before have we introduced a new console in the middle of a platform’s lifecycle. By providing developers with a new way to showcase their creativity, the PS4 Pro enables us to prove our commitment to innovation, as well as deliver captivating gameplay experiences for the players.PSVR puts the player right in the centre of the action, immersing them in extraordinary new worlds. PS VR is a milestone in home entertainment and it very much needs to be experienced to be believed.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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