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The PlayStation 4 Pro vs. the original PS4: What's changed?

Engadget logo Engadget 7/09/2016 Kris Naudus
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With only three years since the release of the PlayStation 4, Sony isn't quite ready to give us a completely new console. But while it did unveil a new slim redesign, there's also the PlayStation 4 Pro: Not quite 4K gaming, but the new HDR looks good enough to give players a taste of the next generation. We've pitted the stats of the new systems up against the OG PS4 to see how far we've come in the past few years.

PlayStation 4 ProPlayStation 4 SlimPlayStation 4 (2013)
Price$399$299starts at $349 (originally $399)
Dimensions295 x 327 x 55mm (11.61 x 12.87 x 2.17 inches)265 x 288 x 39mm (10.43 x 11.34 x 1.54 inches)275.1 x 305.1 x 53.1mm (10.83 x 12.01 x 2.09 inches)
Weight3.3kg (7.28 pounds)2.1kg (4.63 pounds)2.8kg (6.17 pounds)
Output resolution480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 4K (video only), HDR480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 4K (video only)480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 4K (video only)
CPUAMD Jaguar x86-64, 8-coreAMD Jaguar x86-64, 8-coreAMD Jaguar x86-64, 8-core
GPUAMD Radeon, 4.20 TFLOPAMD Radeon, 1.84 TFLOPAMD Radeon, 1.84 TFLOP
Internal storage1TB500GB / 1TB500GB / 1TB
Physical mediaBlu-ray, DVDBlu-ray, DVDBlu-ray, DVD
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac802.11 a/b/g/n/ac802.11 b/g/n
Wired network10/100/1000 Ethernet10/100/1000 Ethernet10/100/1000 Ethernet
PortsUSB 3.0 (x3), HDMI 2.0a, S/PDIFUSB 3.0 (x2), HDMI 2.0aUSB 3.0 (x2), HDMI 1.4, S/PDIF
ControllerDualShock 4DualShock 4DualShock 4

While we won't have a full review until the systems are released in the coming weeks, stay tuned for further impressions of the PS4 Pro here on Engadget.

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