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Sony PlayStation 4 Slim

Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
alaScore 94

413 reviews

Feb, 2018

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 413 reviews of Sony PlayStation 4 Slim. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Game Consoles for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price. The size also gets good feedback.

design, size, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Game Consoles the Sony PlayStation 4 Slim is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Mike Epstein (

Sony PlayStation 4 Slim review


Now slimmer than ever, the refreshed PlayStation 4 fortifies Sony's iconic gaming platform.

Faster Wi-Fi can make a big difference ; Smaller chassis with fun design ; Same great PS4 game library ; More affordable than ever

No more optical port ; More powerful PS4 console also available

Aug, 2017

Expert review by: (

PlayStation 4 Slim review: Wait for the PS4 Pro if you can


In a vacuum, the PlayStation 4 Slim is a great console. It's smaller, quieter and much more portable than the original PS4. But unless you need a new console right now and are on a strict budget, there's no reason to buy it when the higher-powered PS4...

More compact than before ; Quieter performance ; Even more portable than before ; No more distracting LED strip

Lacks the UHD Blu-ray drive of the similarly priced Xbox One S ; Pack-in DualShock 4 controller still has abysmal battery life ; Only available with a 500GB disk

Over the past nine years, Timothy’s covered everything from drag shows to heavy metal, and he even debunked a local ghost story before joining Engadget in 2013. He’s an A/V enthusiast who adores physical media, much to the chagrin of his available...

Sep, 2016

Techradar Recommended 2017

Expert review by: Gerald Lynch (

Sony PS4 (Slim) review


PlayStation 4 sheds some weight – and some notes off its price tag

Great games ; Good value ; Improved power efficiency ; PS Plus still a great deal ; DualShock 4 better than ever

Optical audio removed ; No 4K Blu-ray player

An excellent console with a great catalogue of AAA games, the slimmer, smaller PS4 is better in almost every way compared to the original, barring one notable exception.

Apr, 2017

Expert review by: Rik Henderson (

PS4 Slim review: The slim-fit 'Station


When Sony unveiled two new versions of the PS4 during its special PlayStation Meeting in New York it rather glossed over the new, slimmer version of the console, dubbed the PS4 Slim. The company understandably put greater focus on the higher-specified...

Smaller device than original PS4 that's easy to hide out of the way, new DualShock 4 controller with USB communication, easier to swap out hard drive than before, capable of HDR gaming

Not the prettiest machine on the market, no optical digital audio output, a mere 500GB HDD, no 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player, Pro's added power makes it the more obvious choice

There's little doubt that when viewed on its own terms, with little comparison to rivals or the former model, the PS4 Slim is an excellent games console. It might not be as pretty as its older brother, but it is as capable. And considering the PS4...

Nov, 2016

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PS4 Slim review: it’s the same gaming platform you're used to, and that’s no bad thing


Quieter, cooler and thinner, the new PlayStation 4 plays it safe with surprisingly satisfying results

Great gaming platform ; Good value for money ; Controller could be best ever

Optical audio port removed ; Still not sure on aesthetics

Expert review by: Aloysius Low (

See how much slimmer and lighter Sony's new PlayStation 4 is than the original (hands-on)


Sony is slimming down the PlayStation 4, following the company's usual modus operandi of releasing an updated and redesigned version of a console part-way through its lifecycle.

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: Arminnsrt (

Best offer that I had


PS4 really great, fantastic delivery, very good customer service. Thanks.

Jun, 2017

Consumer review by: Teddy69 (

PS4 Call of Duty Bundle


Excellent bundle. The graphics are great and as usual great value from John Lewis.

May, 2017

Consumer review by: Amarabeing (

Really good buy


I bought this for my grandson, and he is really happy with his PlayStation. It was a great offer. I ordered it on line and picked it up from my local store, excellent service

Apr, 2017

Consumer review by: Happyallthetime (



Product is great, customer service great, could not have expected better quality or a better service. Just one thing a suggestion please do not continuously (it feels that way) email me asking for feedback - no response is a response.

Mar, 2017

Product Specifications


Color of product:Black

Energy Management

AC input voltage:220


Developer:Sucker Punch
ESRB Rating:T (Teen)
Game edition:Basic
Language version:English
Languages supported:ENG
Maximum number of players:1
Multiplayer mode: No
PEGI rating:16
Platform:PlayStation 4
Release Date:21/03/2014
Release date (DD/MM/YYYY):21/03/2014


Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR / 4.0 / 4.1 LE
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC / AC, HDMI, Micro-USB
Games included:Horizon: Zero Dawn / Mafia III
Headset included: Yes
Manual: Yes
Number of gamepads included:1
User guide: Yes
Video game included:No / Y / Yes


Graphics adapter memory type:GDDR5
Graphics controller:AMD Radeon
Graphics processor:AMD Radeon
Internal memory:8000 / 8192 / 8196
Internal memory type:GDDR5
Number of controllers supported (max):4
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Platform:PlayStation 4
Processor:AMD Jaguar
Processor model:AMD Jaguar

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
Digital audio optical out:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240 / 220
Power supply:165


Built-In Optical Drive:Y
Card reader integrated:N / No
Compatible memory cards:Not supported
Internal storage capacity:1000
Optical Drive Type:Blu-Ray / Blu-Ray/DVD
Storage media:HDD

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.3 / 12
Height:1.54 / 2.09
Weight:4.63 / 6.17
Width:10.4 / 10.8