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April 18, 2014

Sony PlayStation 4 Review

Here’s our Sony Playstation 4 review after buying one here in the Philippines to test out and well, play around with. Watch it as we take a look at its physique, user interface, gaming capabilities, and more after the break!

Sony PlayStation 4 review YugaTech Philippines

Sony PlayStation 4 specs:

Single-chip custom processor
8-core x86 AMD Jaguar CPU
1.84 TFLOPS Radeon GPU
8GB GDDR5 RAM
500GB HDD
6x Blu-Ray & 8x DVD drive
USB 3.0 & auxiliary ports
Digital optical output
Ethernet
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth 2.1
HDMI
Analog AV-out
Price: Php24,500

Here’s a list of what we liked and didn’t like about the PS4:

What we liked about it:
Slim build
UI is responsive
Really detailed graphics
Fast loading times
Upgraded DualShock 4

What we didn’t like:
Heats up easily
PSN doesn’t support Philippines as of yet
Couldn’t play media files

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28 Responses to “Sony PlayStation 4 Review”

  1. Rmole says:

    Having no PSN here in the Philippines holds me back in buying PS4.

    • Felix
      Twitter: geekydreams
      says:

      you can use a US PSN account since meron naman binibenta na PSN Cards on major game stores :)

    • Jan says:

      you can register a US account. just put any random valid US address. that’s what i did. and tama si felix may mga psn cards naman na binebenta dito.

    • Hen-Sheen says:

      Also, make sure you have a decent ISP with an Internet speed of 4 to 8 Mbps. If you have less than 1 Mbps, the odds are near impossible! Just a suggestion…

  2. Justin says:

    The fact that I could plug my earphones directly onto the controller and use it brought a huge smile to my face. Kaso, 6.5 hrs lang yung controller battery life nya? Aysus!

    • buratatat says:

      you could always charge it and dude 6.5 hours of gameplay is not good. give yourself and your console a rest.

    • Justin says:

      @buratatat: I agree. But I was not talking about playing 6.5hrs straight. I typically play 2-3hours per day. Its still a hassle if I need to charge my controller every other day.

  3. Jolrael says:

    actually there is no Philippine PSN account until now.. idk if der will be in the future but i guess sticking to a US PSN Account is better.

  4. alpha boy says:

    psn is not impt you can use us account anyway, and media files isnt important its a gaming console not a media player

  5. Yves N. says:

    Watchdogs and LoU Remaster will make me buy this piece of heaven on earth, Guys please tell me what bandwith is recommended/okay when playing BF4. Thanks a Bunch

  6. Easy E says:

    Hail to the king of gaming consoles. The hardware is good at a nice price. Mahal daw ang mga games? I am not a gamer but i’d like to try this.

    • Hen-Sheen says:

      There are games for PS4 that has a price range of P900 – P3,000. Depends on the game you’re buying. Editions like Normal, Special, Limited, Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze, & the list goes on and on. Datablitz: *sigh*……… Take your pick!

  7. Hen-Sheen says:

    I’m buying a PS3 as my last console. The PS4 is awesome, but the specs are similar to a PC. X86 architecture? Since the Nintendo/Sega wars back in the 80′s/90′s, Sony have dominated the Video Game industry thanks to it’s innovative creator Ken Kutaragi.

  8. cranium says:

    boom ! got one last weekend. Watchdogs: AWESOME

  9. rof says:

    Im selling mine! BrandNew!

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