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Sony PS4 launched in India for Rs. 39,999

         

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December 18, 2013, 1:17 IST

Kul Bhushan

Sony PS4 launched in India for Rs. 39,999

Ending a long wait for the gaming enthusiasts in India, Sony has finally launched its latest console – PlayStation 4 – in the country. Priced at Rs. 39,999, the Sony PlayStation4 comes with a wide range of new and improved features. Pricing of the new games for the PS4 start at Rs. 3,499.

The Sony PlayStation 4 is powered by AMD’s 8-core 64-bit x86 ‘Jaguar’ processor. It is equipped with 8GB of GDDR5 memory, and AMD’s next-generation Radeon GPU. It also has 500GB Hard disk drive, a Blu-ray Disc drive and range of new social features.

The Sony PlayStation4 features USB 3.0, Aux, Ethernet, IEEE 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1, and HDMI out port.

Among the new highlights of the PS4 is the new controller DualShock4. The revamped controller features a share button, light bar and headphone jack. The share button enables gamers to broadcast their gameplay in real-time via streaming websites such as Ustream. The “Share” button also lets you share images and videos to Facebook. The controller also has a touchpad at the front as a new input method.

To know more about the new console, read our Sony PlayStation 4: All you need to know Also read Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4: Tear ’em Down

Sony India MD Kenichiro Hibi addressing the audience at the PlayStation 4 launch

Sony’s PlayStation 4 has so far met with great excitement across the world. As of December 1, 2013, Sony has sold 2.1 million PS4 units consoles worldwide since the launch in the US on November 15. 

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