Choosing between PlayStation4 slim and PlayStation4 pro

For some time now, Sony somehow found a way to dominate the gaming market. They have given game lovers the best gaming experience money can buy. This is largely because Video quality, gaming experience, gaming console design and technology have all evolved over time and continues to evolve.

With three different PS4 models out on the market, it’s easy to get confused as to the model to buy with the right specs and features. In this article, we will analyze the features of the two consoles (PS4 slim and PS4 pro) and the differences between them. This will help you decide with suits your needs.

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PlayStation4 Slim

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Category                                                                                   

Price                                                     $300 on Amazon                                   

Dimensions                                        10.43in x 11.34in x 1.54in                     

RAM                                                    8GB GDDR5

CPU                                                      AMD Jaguar 8-core (x86-64)   

GPU                                                      AMD Radeon (1.84 TFLOP)                  

Storage                                                500GB / 1TB  

Optical out                                          No                                                

WiFi                                                     802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz + 5GHz)             

AV out                                                 HDMI 1.4                                                   

Power consumption                         165w max      

4K Streaming                                      No                                                             

USB                                                       USB 3.0 (x2 ) 

PlayStationVR support                    Yes                                                             

Weight                                                4.6 pounds                                            

Networking                                        Gigabit Ethernet,                                 

                                                              802.11 B/G/N/AC,                                

                                                              2.4GHz, 5GHz,                                        

                                                              Bluetooth 4.0

Pros                                                      Convenient to carry and                      

                                                              Fits just about anywhere.

Cons                                                     No 4K support.

PlayStation4 Pro

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Category             

Price                                                      $399 on Amazon

Dimensions                                          11.61in x 12.87in x 2.17in

RAM                                                      8GB GDDR5 + 1GB DDR3

CPU                                                       AMD Jaguar 8-core (x86-64)

GPU                                                         AMD Radeon (4.2 TFLOP)

Storage                                                  1TB / 2TB

Optical out                                             Yes

WiFi                                                       802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz + 5GHz)

AV out                                                     HDMI 2.0, 1X PS camera

Power consumption                             310w max

4K Streaming                                        Yes

USB                                                          USB 3.0 (x3)

PlayStationVR support                       Yes (Enhanced)

Weight                                                    7.2 pounds 

Networking                                            Gigabit Ethernet,

                                                                 802.11A/B/G/N/AC, 2.5GHz, 5GHz,

                                                                 Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0.

Pros                                                         Its PlayStation VR performance

                                                                  Is best on this PS4 model.

Cons                                                         Noticeably Larger