Sony is all set to launch its next-generation gaming console — Sony PlayStation 5 (aka PS5) during the holiday season this year. Ahead of that, the company has already uncovered some key details about the console.
Now, the connectivity options of the up coming Sony PS5 have been leaked online. The report coming from Brazil-based Tecnoblog shows that the console will come with support for the latest Wi-Fi 6 like effectively like Bluetooth 5.1.
The support for Wi-Fi 6 is surely an upgrade given that the PS4 supports Wi-Fi 4 even though 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 channels, which is about 32 times faster than the Wi-Fi 4 support unveield in the PlayStation 4.
While Bluetooth 5.2 is the latest variant out there, Sony has opted for a a bit older version — Bluetooth 5.1. But, this is Additionally a great improvement more than Bluetooth 2.1 in PS4 and Bluetooth 4.0 in PS4 Pro.
It will be made in the world in two versions — one regular 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 established that the PlayStation 5 sports AMD hardware with Zen 2 CPU and Navi GPU, alongside with super-fast PCIe 4.0 SSD and fresh data-transfer architecture. The new DualSense controller is established to come with haptic feedback, built-in microphone, more ergonomic design and shape.
Whereas the company has not still, established the release date, information indicate that the Sony PS5 might go on sale from 20th November. The digital variant is expected to be valued around $399 while the usual PS5 might price tag about $499.