Sony is all set to release its next-generation gaming console — Sony PlayStation 5 (aka PS5) during the holiday season this year. Ahead of that, the manufacturer has already revealed some major details about the console.
Now, the connectivity features of the up coming Sony PS5 have been leaked online. The report coming from Brazil-based Tecnoblog reveals that the console will come with support for the most recent Wi-Fi 6 like effectively as Bluetooth 5.1.
The support for Wi-Fi 6 is undoubtedly an upgrade given that the PS4 supports Wi-Fi 4 whereas the PS4 Pro supports Wi-Fi 5. The sixth-generation of Wi-Fi is in a position of a maximum throughput of 9.6 Gbps across multiple forums, what is about 32 times faster than the Wi-Fi 4 support unveield in the PlayStation 4.
Although Bluetooth 5.2 is the latest version out there, Sony has opted for a slightly older version — Bluetooth 5.1. However, this is moreover a fantastic enhancement above Bluetooth 2.1 in PS4 and Bluetooth 4.0 in PS4 Pro.
It will be made available in 2 variants — one typical model and another a slimmer digital model which will be “discless”. The device packs SSD and the game discs will support a capacity of up to 100GB.
Sony has presently confirmed that the PlayStation 5 packs AMD hardware with Zen 2 Chipset and Navi GPU, together with super-fast PCIe 4.0 SSD and new data-transfer architecture. The fresh DualSense controller is established to come with haptic feedback, built-in microphone, more ergonomic design and shape.
Whereas the manufacturer has not still established the release date, information indicate that the Sony PS5 could go on sale from 20th November. The digital version is expected to be valued about $399 although the regular PS5 could price about $499.