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PlayStation 5 Launches in the Philippines on December 11 for Under P30,000

It's the most affordable PlayStation console yet.
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Sony Interactive Entertainment Singapore Private Limited (SIES) today announced that the PlayStation 5 (PS5) will be launched in the Philippines on December 11, 2020. The PS5 with an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive will be available for P27,990

With titles such as Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, and Demon’s Souls, the breadth of unique gaming experiences coming to PS5 represent the best lineup in PlayStation history. Exclusive titles from SIE Worldwide Studios will be priced at launch from P2,490 to P3,490 on PS5. 

SIE also announced the prices for the following accessories that will launch alongside the PS5 console:

DualSense Wireless Controller (standalone) (P3,990)

PULSE 3D wireless headset – with 3D audio support and dual noise-canceling microphones (P5,590)

HD Camera – with dual 1080p lenses for gamers to broadcast themselves along with their epic gameplay moments (P3,290)

DualSense Charging Station – to conveniently charge two DualSense Wireless Controllers (P1,690)

PlayStation 5 Launch Day Games from SIE Worldwide Studios

  • Astro’s Playroom | Japan Studio – pre-installed on PS5
  • Demon’s Souls | Bluepoint Games / Japan Studio) (P3,490)
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales | Insomniac Games (P2,490)
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Ultimate Edition | Insomniac Games (P3,490)
  • Sackboy A Big Adventure | Sumo Digital / XDEV (P2,990) 

Complete PlayStation 5 Specs

1| CPU

  • x86-64-AMD Ryzen “Zen 2”
  • 8 Cores / 16 Threads
  • Variable frequency, up to 3.5 GHz

2| GPU

  • AMD Radeon RDNA 2-based graphics engine
  • Ray Tracing Acceleration
  • Variable frequency, up to 2.23 GHz (10.3 TFLOPS)

3| System Memory

  • GDDR6 16GB
  • 448GB/s Bandwidth

4| SSD (Storage)

  • 825GB
  • 5.5GB/s Read Bandwidth (Raw)

5| Optical Drive

  • Ultra HD Blu-ray (66G/100G) ~10xCAV
  • BD-ROM (25G/50G) ~8xCAV
  • BD-R/RE (25G/50G) ~8xCAV
  • DVD ~3.2xCLV

6| PS5 Game Disc

  • Ultra HD Blu-ray, up to 100GB/disc

7| Video Out

  • HDMI OUT port
  • Support of 4K 120Hz TVs, 8K TVs, VRR (specified by HDMI ver.2.1)

8| Audio

  • “Tempest” 3D AudioTech

9| Dimensions

  • PS5: Approx. 390mm x 104mm x 260mm (width x height x depth)
  • Excludes largest projection, excludes Base

10| Input/Output

  • USB Type-A port (Hi-Speed USB)
  • USB Type-A port (Super-Speed USB 10Gbps) x2
  • USB Type-C port (Super-Speed USB 10Gbps)

11| Networking

  • Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T)
  • IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
  • Bluetooth 5.1

12| Weight and Power

  • 4.5kg | 350W

DualSense Wireless Controller Specs

1| Dimension

  • Approx. 160mm x 66mm x 106mm (excludes largest projection) (width x height x depth)

2| Weight

  • Approx. 280g

3| Buttons

  • PS button, Create button, Options button, 
  • Directional buttons (Up/Down/Left/Right), Action buttons (Triangle, Circle, Cross, Square),
  • R1/L1 button, 
  • R2/L2 button (with Trigger Effect)
  • Left stick / L3 button, Right stick / R3 button, Touch Pad button, MUTE button

4| Touch Pad

  • 2 Point Touch Pad, Capacitive Type, Click Mechanism

5| Mouse Sensor

  • SIXAXIS motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope + three-axis accelerometer

6| Audio

  • Built-in Microphone Array, Built-in Mono Speaker, Stereo Headset Jack
  • Output : 48kHz/16bit, Input : 24kHz/16bit

7| Feedback

  • Trigger Effect (on R2/L2 button), Vibration (haptic feedback by dual actuators), Indicators (Light bar / Player indicator / MUTE status)

8| Ports

  • USB Type-C® port (Hi-Speed USB), Stereo Headset Jack, Charging Terminals

9| Communication

  • Wireless: Bluetooth Ver5.1
  • Wired: USB connection (HID, Audio)

10| Battery

  • Type: Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Voltage: DC 3.65V
  • Capacity: 1,560mAh

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