Sony PS4 Pro Price & Specs —Sony PS4 Pro is a more sophisticated game console than its other PS4 counterparts. It was released in late 2016 just about the same time as the PS4 Slim, which is now, most times, called PS4 (without ‘Slim’ because it is believed to have phased out the old PS4, released in 2013).
The Sony PS4 Pro specifications are similar in various ways to the old PS4 and the Slim version, only that some of its features are more advanced. Two of these advancements are evident in its higher CPU and GPU — the processor speed of P4 Pro is 2.1GHz compared to the 1.6GHz of the other variants and the graphics processor is 4.2 TFLOP compared to 1.84 TFLOP of the other variants.
As a result of these higher CPU and GPU power of the Sony PS4 Pro, the gaming console provides more efficiency in running games, with an improved graphics performance. Below are Sony PS4 Pro key specs:
Sony PS4 Pro Key Specs
- 29.5 x 32.7 x 5.5cm Body Dimension.
- 2.1GHz 8-core AMD Jaguar Processor.
- 4.20 TFLOPS AMD Radeon Graphics.
- 1TB HDD Storage.
- 8GB GDDR5 RAM, with extra 1GB VRAM for non-gaming tasks.
- 4K HDR Video Support.
- 1 DualShock 4 Wireless Controller.
- Dual-band Wi-Fi.
Body Design of Sony PS4 Pro
In order to accommodate its extra features, the body size of the console is the biggest out of all the PS4 variants. It measures 29.5 x 32.7 x 5.5cm (that’s about 70% larger than the PS4 Slim, which measures 26.5 x 28.8 x 3.9cm). On the body of the game console are ports, including USB 3.1 ports, HDMI port, Ethernet RJ-45 ports, among others.
Also on the body of the console is a Blu-ray/DVD player for running games; however the Blu-ray player can’t play normal Blu-ray DVDs. The follow-come 1TB hard disk drive of the Sony PS4 Pro can be replaced by users, and of course its colour is black.
Performance & Functionality of Sony PS4 Pro
As listed above in the key specs of this console, its processor runs at a frequency of 2.1GHz and its graphics processor also runs at the rate of 4.20 TFLOPS; this makes the game console to run games better and smoother.
The extra 1GB VRAM memory of the Sony PS4 Pro also aids it in making gaming experience more enjoyable, as the 1GB RAM helps the console run non-gaming task, without interfering with the 8GB RAM dedicated for gaming.
Another strong functionality of the PlayStation 4 Pro is its ability to effectively handle 4K videos and gaming. The console can also improve the quality of Full HD contents and give it a display close to 4K.
Accessories of Sony PS4 Pro
Like the other PlayStation consoles, the PlayStation 4 Pro comes with controllers. However the Sony PS4 Pro comes with only one Dualshock 4 wireless controller. You will have to buy a second, separately, if you want to play it with friends and family.
If you want to do more with your console and even play PlayStation VR games or broadcast your game-play live, you may consider going for a PlayStation Camera. PlayStation Camera also doesn’t come in the console package.
See the full Sony PS4 Pro specs below:
Full Sony PS4 Pro Specifications
|Dimension||32.7 x 29.5 x 5.5 cm|
|Processor||2.1GHz 8-core x86 64-bit Processor (AMD Jaguar)|
|Graphics Processor||4.20 TFLOPS, with AMD Radeon Graphics|
|Memory||8GB GDDR5 RAM + 1GB VRAM|
|Storage||1TB HDD (user replaceable)|
|Optical Drive||DVD/Blu-Ray Player (but doesn't play Blu-Ray DVD)|
|Ports & Connectivity||3 x USB 3.1 port; 1 x HDMI port (4K HDR supported); 1 x Ethernet (RJ-45); 1 x Headphone Jack; Optical Digital Output; Microphone; Bluetooth 4.0; Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band.|
|Power||110 – 220V, 50Hz / 60Hz, 330W (Max)|
|Controller (Gamepad)||1 x Wireless Dualshock 4|
If you already have PS4 Slim, your will notice that the PS4 Pro specifications only differ a little from the Slim variant. Here is a quick spec comparison of the two.
Spec comparison of PS4 Pro vs PS4
The table below pitches the specifications of PS4 Pro vs PS4 (Slim)
26.5 x 28.8 x 3.9cm
29.5 x 32.7 x 5.5cm
1.6GHz 8-core AMD Jaguar
2.1GHz 8-core AMD Jaguar
1.84 TFLOP AMD Radeon
1.84 TFLOP AMD Radeon
8GB GDDR5 & 1GB
500GB & 1TB
2x USB 3.1
3x USB 3.1
Sony PS4 Pro price in Nigeria, Kenya, India & US
The price of PS4 Pro is already available on major e-commerce websites and stores all over the world. Sony PS4 Pro Price in Nigeria is NGN 239,999 (on Konga).
Sony PS4 Pro Price in Kenya is KSh 80651.
Sony PS4 Pro Price in India is INR 50938.
Sony PS4 Pro Price in USA is USD 781.