Sony continues to develop its technologies. Thus, their new PlayStation Slim is going to lose a few extra millimeters. With awesome style this model offers the same productive technologies.
To begin with, this version of slim PlayStation is really in good shape. The console has lost around 30 percent of its previous size. The size of the new model has really become less. The console is around 1 inch shorter in comparison to previous generation. However, the footprint has stayed relatively unchanged. Speaking of graphical point, new PlayStation now uses HDR technologies. So, the console provides better dynamics along with new level of visual experience which mainly focuses on virtual lightning. Nevertheless, there not many games which use HDR technologies this is why some critics find this option useless so far.
Speaking of hardware used, there are not many changes in the new version of slim PlayStation. It uses 500GB/1TB of storage which influences the price of the console. You can download the same libraries of games which previous version offered. If you expect to see graphics out of this world, you are going to be disappointed because PlayStation Slim 4 cannot provide it. For those who love 4K content Sony advises to take a look at PlayStation 4 Pro which is still in progress though.
The overall look of the new PlayStation Slim 4 is much better in comparison to the earlier version. The model looks stylish and attractive. Thus, you can enjoy new finish which is of matte sandpaper kind. Compared to semi-glossy finish which was used before this one is a piece of art. The optional audio jack which was used before is gone now. It is good for saving you a few dollars. In addition, new shape of PlayStation Slim 4 helps it to run quiet and smooth.
The controller has faced changes as well. DualShock 4is now provided with light strip on top which creates a magical atmosphere when using it. The controller uses USB connection with PS Slim 4 which provides sharper response while playing.
The new console by Sony was released this fall. To be more precise, you could find it in stores on September 15. It price today is still around $299 which is not that bad for the new design, updated specs and lower level of noise.
All in all, the latest PlayStation Slim 4 is a good purchase for those of you who have not tried Sony products yet. However, if you are already familiar with previous versions of this console, you will not find a lot of changes.