Beautiful Evolution Prepared For The Future

Having had two weeks to be immensely jealous of our brethren across the pond, the eventual release has arrived, but was the console worth the wait?

Read Our Impressions


Due at launch

Remote Play

Play almost all PS4 games on your vita over Wi-Fi networks using PS4 link.


Seamlessly upload screenshots or gameplay from the last 15 minutes and share with your Facebook and Twitter friends.


Stream your gameplay via Ustream or Twitch, and watch your friends play live.

Play As You Download

After a specific portion of a supported game has downloaded you can begin playing whilst the rest downloads.

Multi Log-in

Up to four users can log-in to a single PS4 in order to earn trophies and use their saves, even in multiplayer.

Party Chat

Chat with up to eight friends - even between the PS4 and Vita - regardless of application or game.

Face Recognition & Voice Commands

Login with your face (camera required) and navigate the Playstation Dynamic menu with voice commands using a headset or the camera.

Second Screen

Use the PS4 Link App for the Vita, the PlayStation App for iPhone, iPad and Android to use these devices as a second screen.

Due 2014


Put the console into a low-power state to quickly resume where you left off.


Enabling backwards compatability through game streaming, providing 'Instant Demos' and more.

Bluetooth Headset Support

A patch will launch to enable the use of bluetooth headsets for chat.


Tech Specs

Main processor

Single-chip custom processor

CPU: low power x86-64 AMD "Jaguar", 8 cores

GPU: 1.84 TFLOPS, AMD next-generation Radeon™ based graphics engine



Storage & BD/DVD Drive

500GB Hard disk drive.

BD x 6 CAV, DVD x 8 CAV

Inputs, Outputs & Networking

Super-Speed USBx (USB 3.0) port x 2

AUX port x 1

Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T)

IEEE 802.11 b/g/n

Bluetooth 2.1 (EDR)

HDMI out port

Digital Output (Optical) port


Share button

Built-in mono speaker and headset jack

Enhanced vibration

Capacitive touch pad

Light bar

Six-axis motion sensing system

Wireless Communication

Bluetooth 2.1 (EDR)


Built-in Lithium-ion Rechargeable Battery

Battery life is similar to that of DualShock 3

Two hours to fully charge


Jet Black

Wave Blue

Magma Red


1280x800 pixel @ 60fps

640x400 pixel @ 120fps

320x192 pixel @ 240fps

Video Format

VRAW, YUV (uncompressed)


Dual Lenses, F value/F2.0 fixed focus

30cm~∞ capture range

85° field of view


4 Channel Microphone Array