Sony Officially Announces New CUH-1200 PS4; Lighter and Consumes Less Power – No Price Cut

on June 22, 2015 3:29 AM

A few weeks ago we discovered the CUH-1200 PS4 model, and today Sony Computer Entertainment officially announced its release worldwide.

Only the CUH-1200a with a 500 gigabites hard disk has been announced so far, but the console sports a 8% reduction in power consumption and a 10% reduction in weight. Unfortunately, the price remains the same.

Another rerlevant difference with the old model is that the shiny finish of the hard disk drive cover is gone, replaced with a finish similar to the rest of the body.

  • Here are the full specs:
  • Colors: Jet Black/Glacier White
  • Model: CUH-1200 series
  • Suggested Retail Price: Japan: 39,980 yen + tax / North America: $399 / Europe: €399
  • Main processor:
    • Single-chip custom processor
    • CPU: x86-64 AMD “Jaguar”, 8 cores
    • GPU: 1.84 TFLOPS, AMD next-Generation Radeon ™ based graphics engine
  • Memory: GDDR5 8GB
  • Hard Disk: 500 GB
  • Dimensions: About 275mm × 53mm × 305 mm
  • Weight: About 2.5kg
  • Optical drive: BD 6-speed CAV, DVD 8 speed CAV
  • Input and output: Super-Speed ​​USB (USB 3.0) port × 2, AUX port × 1
  • Communication:
    • Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T) × 1
    • IEEE 802.11 b / g / n
    • Bluetooth® 2.1 (EDR)
  • Power supply: AC 100-240V, 50 / 60Hz
  • Power consumption: Maximum 230W
  • Operating environment temperature: 5 ℃ – 35 ℃
  • AV output:
    • HDMI ™ output terminal
    • Optical digital output terminal

The new console will release worldwide in Japan in late June and will follow afterwards in the rest of the world.

 /  Executive News Editor
Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.