PlayStation 5 price, specifications and most important features (updated 2023)

PS5 or (PlayStation 5) is the new generation of the gaming device presented by Sony, we finally saw what the design of the PS5 looks like, in addition to seeing the games that were provided for the device, and the most prominent of these games are Horizon Forbidden West, Spider-Man: Miles Morales and PS5 remake of Demon's Souls. We show you the price and specifications of the PlayStation 5 and the difference between it and the previous generation PS4.

Digital version and regular version of PlayStation 5

PlayStation 5
PlayStation 5

The design of the PS5 is a shock, as it comes with a very elegant design, and some have indicated that the design suggests that the device is coming from space, of course it did not come from space, but it is an expression that shows the beauty of the new design that Sony has excelled in.

But in any case, the design is not the big shock, but rather the drive that was dispensed with is the biggest shock, as two models were revealed, the first comes with a drive and the second without a drive, and it will depend on the Internet and the hard disk to run to download games on the device.

PlayStation 5 specifications

Although Sony hasn't revealed the price of the PS5 or even the release date, we now know a lot more and have a solid idea of ​​what to expect from Sony's next-gen console.

Earlier this year, Sony revealed the DualSense PS5 controller, which includes a slew of features. But the most important thing we see in the console is its radically different look and Black and white color scheme that were professionally combined, and it turns out that the design of the PS5 has a similar look to the console - and this represents a significant departure from its predecessor.

The specifications of the new gaming device were revealed in addition to the wonderful console, and we see that Sony has excelled a lot in the “DualSense” console, and we cover the details about the PS5 specifications below, but in short, the device includes an AMD Zen 2 CPU with 8 cores at a frequency of 3.5GHz, 16 GB GDDR6 random access memory, and a dedicated RDNA 2 AMD graphics processing unit.

When it comes to other PS5 features, we know that the next-gen console will have ray tracing, a super-fast SSD drive, a built-in 4K Blu-ray player, and it also has a voice assistant to tell you how long it might take you to pass levels in games and a few other things. .

Detailed technical specifications

  • Processor: AMD Zen 2 CPU with 8 cores, 3.5 GHz (variable frequency)
  • GPU: 10.28 TFLOPs, 36 CUs at 2.23GHz (variable frequency)
  • RAM: 16 GB GDDR6 / 256-bit
  • Internal Storage: 825GB dedicated SSD – Storage is expandable via NVMe SSD slot
  • Optical drive: one model without a disc drive and the other model with a 4K UHD Blu-ray drive

Follow also: Top 10 PlayStation 4 games exclusive to PS4 only

Top frequently asked questions about PS5

  • Will the PS5 have VR? Yes, of course. The next generation console will be compatible with existing PSVR hardware, and there are also rumors of PSVR 2.
  • What is the date of availability in the markets? Sony says: “Holiday 2020” in the United States, specifically between October and December 2020.
  • What can I play on it? Lots of games! Like Spider-Man (in a different style than before), the Horizon Zero Dawn sequel, the Demon's Souls remake, Resident Evil 8 and more to come.
  • What is the price of PlayStation 5? The PS4 and PS4 Pro had similar prices, and the PS4 price started at $ 399, but the PS5 costs more than that, and we will show the price of the device in Egypt and Saudi Arabia in the next paragraph.
  • Can PS4 games be played on PS5? It will certainly be compatible with previous versions of the games, but action must be taken from the developer to provide those games on the PS5, in any case, the PS5 will be launched with support for at least the best 100 games from the PS4 to run on the PlayStation 5.

PlayStation 5 price

The device is available in two models, a regular version and a Digital Edition version. The price of the PS5 regular model in Egypt comes at an average of 25,000 Egyptian pounds, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia it comes at a price of 2,200 Saudi riyals, and in the UAE, the price of the PlayStation 5 comes at an average of 2,100 AED.

The Digital Edition model comes with a lower price tag and a slightly smaller size, as it does not include a disk drive, which makes it characterized by a thinner and lighter design.

Note: Prices above are updated as of September 6, 2023

A comparison between the regular model and the Digital Edition and the difference between them

Both consoles are different options, with the main differences between the PS5 Digital Edition and the regular model being the 4K UHD Blu-ray drive and the price.

So it totally depends on your need. If you plan to buy all your PS5 games from the PlayStation Store, it might be worth saving money and space by getting the Digital Edition. However, it should be noted that you will never be able to purchase and play physical games (CDs) on the device.

The Standard model gives you more flexibility, allowing you to use both genres, digital games and games that you buy on disc. If you own any PS4 games on discs, you will be able to play them, knowing that both consoles support backward compatible games purchased from the Sony Store.

A teaser video showing the sophisticated design of the device, the new shape, and the controller

PlayStation 5 games

As always, PS5 games act as a strength in Sony's introduction of its new device. Sony gave us the presentation, aptly titled “The Future of Gaming,” and it gives us a great glimpse of what to expect from the PlayStation 5.

We now show you the most important revelations - these are them Best PS5 games that we have seen so far.

Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Spider-Man 2018 was a fun adventure game, but it missed the standard of diversity in terms of design and mission structure, but now it has been updated very nicely, and the first teaser video for the game was shown, and although it comes in a very short period, it has received admiration. Everyone, where an exciting story, powerful graphics, and many improvements have been added to the PS4.

Gran Turismo 7

Gran Turismo 7

Gran Turismo 7 has been revealed and looks like a remix of what came before it. There are classic vehicles and tracks and a re-introduction of the legendary GT simulator mode. It also provides a more realistic driving experience thanks to the haptic feedback on the new DualSense controller and the 3D sound that Sony is proud of.

Hitman 3

Hitman 3 PS5

This was another big surprise in the PlayStation 5 game reveal. We are getting another Hitman that will be the last in the Hitman trilogy.

What's interesting is that it's been revealed that all other games will be playable in this one, which is kind of an Inception-like scenario that we can't fully understand at the moment. The developers describe this sequel as “the most intimate and professional decade of their entire career.”

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart seems to make better use of the PS5's graphics power and abundant detail in a life full of adventure and exploration.

Kena: Bridge of Spirits

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A number of games were shown that were intended for a young audience, and this is one of them. Kena is a story-driven action-adventure combined with a bit of combat. According to the news: “Players find and develop a team of charming soulmates called the Rot, enhancing their abilities and creating new ways to interact with the environment.”

GTA Grand Theft Auto Expanded And Enhanced

A new remaster of GTA V on PS5, featuring some new details and powerful graphics, the good news about this game is that it will be free for anyone who buys the console.

Basem Taha

An enthusiastic follower of technology and an expert in smartphones, I write in the mobile news section, I currently work on (Specifications Tech) and (Review Plus), I test, review and compare smartphones with other phones and write technology news
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2 years ago

Can he work in the state of Yemen?

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