PlayStation 5 – PS5 Specs and Price (Latest Price Today)

PlayStation 5PlayStation 5 Console

Release Date: 

  • 2020, November 12 (US, Canada, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea and Mexico)
  • 2020, November 19 (UK and rest of the world) 
Storage: Custom 825GB storage, NVMe SSD Slot
Software: Unspecified OS
  • 100 percent overhaul of the PS4 Orbis OS/UI


  • PS5: 4.5kg (4,500g), 260mm thickness
  • PS5 Digital Edition: 3.9kg (3,900g), 260mm thickness

PlayStation 5 Specs

Launch Announced 2020, November 12
Manufacturer Sony Corporation
Developer Sony Interactive Entertainment
Online services PlayStation Network
Product family PlayStation

Type Home video game console
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2020, November 12
Body -Dimensions
  • Base: 390 mm × 260 mm × 104 mm (15.4 in × 10.2 in × 4.1 in)
  • Digital Edition: 390 mm × 260 mm × 92 mm (15.4 in × 10.2 in × 3.6 in)
Body -Weight
  • Base: 4.5 kilograms (4,500g, 9.9 lb)
  • Digital Edition: 3.9 kilograms (3,900g, 8.6 lb)
Body -Build Black internal block flanked by two white wings (or wrap around shell) along its sides, each lit by blue LEDs

PS5 Base Console and PS5 Digital Edition Console

PS5 Base Console and PS5 Digital Edition Console| From left to right

Media Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD, Digital distribution
Display Video output formats HDMI: 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 4K UHD, 8K UHD
Video Out HDMI™ OUT port
Support of 4K 120Hz TVs, 8K TVs, VRR (specified by HDMI ver.2.1)
Backward compatibility Most PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR games
Predecessor PlayStation 4
Platform -OS Unspecified OS
Platform -Logo PS5 logo
  • x86-64-AMD Ryzen™ “Zen 2”
  • 8 Cores / 16 Threads
  • Variable frequency, up to 3.5 GHz
  • AMD Radeon™ RDNA 2-based graphics engine
  • Ray Tracing Acceleration
  • Variable frequency, up to 2.23 GHz (10.3 TFLOPS)
System Memory GDDR6 16GB
448GB/s Bandwidth
Memory -Internal SSD 825GB
5.5GB/s Read Bandwidth (Raw), Around 8-9GB/s (Compressed)
Memory -External Storage USB HDD Support
Memory -Expandable Storage 
NVMe SSD Slot (user upgradeable)
Audio “Tempest” 3D AudioTech
Optical Drive

  • Ultra HD Blu-ray (66G/100G)
  • 10xCAVBD-ROM (25G/50G)
  • 8xCAVBD-R/RE (25G/50G)
  • 8xCAVDVD
  • 3.2xCLV

PS5 Game Disc Ultra HD Blu-ray, up to 100GB/disc
Power PS5: 350W
PS5 Digital Edition: 340W
COMMS -Bluetooth Bluetooth® 5.1
COMMS -WLAN Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax
COMMS -Networking (Wired) Gigabit Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T)
1x USB-C
HDMI 2.1 out
  • USB Type-A port (Hi-Speed USB)USB Type-A port (Super-Speed USB 10Gbps) x2
  • USB Type-C® port (Super-Speed USB 10Gbps)
Controller input DualSense, DualShock 4, PlayStation Move
Misc -Color white and black version
Misc -Models Also known as PS5
Misc -Price Base: $ 499.99 /  € 499.99 / £ 449.99 / ₹ 38,500 / ₦ 250,000 / KSh 55,000 / 3,000 GH₵ / R 8,400

Digital Edition: $ 399.99 /  € 399.99 / £ 359.99 / ₹ 30,900 / ₦ 195,000 / KSh 45,000 / 2,500 GH₵ / R 6,800

PlayStation 5PlayStation 5 Console

DualSense™ Wireless Controller Specifications

Dimensions Approx. 160mm x 66mm x 106mm (excludes largest projection) (width x height x depth)
Weight Approx. 280g
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
Touch Pad 2 Point Touch Pad, Capacitive Type, Click Mechanism
Motion Sensor Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope + three-axis accelerometer)
Audio Built-in Microphone Array, Built-in Mono Speaker, Stereo Headset JackOutput : 48kHz/16bit, Input : 24kHz/16bit
Feedback Trigger Effect (on R2/L2 button), Vibration (haptic feedback by dual actuators), Indicators (Light bar / Player indicator / MUTE status)
Ports USB Type-C® port (Hi-Speed USB), Stereo Headset Jack, Charging Terminals
Communication Wireless: Bluetooth® Ver5.1
Wired: USB connection (HID, Audio)
Battery Type: Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Voltage: DC 3.65V
Capacity: 1,560mAh
Battery -Charging Up to 2h
Wireless charging
Battery -Stand-by Up to 8 h (usage of play per charge)

Pricing and Availability

PlayStation 5 will be available in the US, UK, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa among others just before Christmas. You can pre-order the video game console at top online stores across these countries. PlayStation 5 Price in the US sits at $ 499.99 and £ 449.99 in the UK, for the base model. The PS5 digital edition model costs 399.99 in the US and £ 359.99 in the UK. In contrast, the PlayStation 5 Price in Nigeria varies from 220,000 Naira to 280,000 Naira for the base model and from 195,000 Naira to 210,000 Naira for the digital edition model, depending on your geographical location in the country.

PlayStation 5 price in Ghana starts at 2,500 GH₵ while the price in Kenya starts at KSh 45,000

Also, the PlayStation 5 price in South Africa starts at R 6,800.

The following are a line up of games (from SIE Worldwide Studios) which are scheduled to launch with the PS5: 
  • Astro’s Playroom (Japan Studio) – pre-installed on PS5

  • Demon’s Souls (Bluepoint Games / Japan Studio) – US$69.99/CAD$89.99/¥7,900/€79.99 (RRP)
  • Destruction All Stars (Lucid Games / XDEV) – US$69.99/CAD$89.99/¥7,900/€79.99 (RRP)
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales (Insomniac Games) – US$49.99/CAD$64.99/¥5,900/€59.99 (RRP)
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Ultimate Edition (Insomniac Games) – US$69.99/CAD$89.99/¥7,900/€79.99 (RRP)
  • Sackboy A Big Adventure (Sumo Digital / XDEV) – US$59.99/CAD$79.99/¥6,900/€69.99 (RRP)

Other games set to feature as PS5 titles in the coming months include; Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War, New God of War title (Santa Monica Studio), Horizon Forbidden West, Hogwarts Legacy (Warner Bros. Games), Five Nights at Freddy’s Security Breach (Steel Wool Studios and ScottGames), Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition (Capcom) and also Final Fantasy XVI (Square Enix).
There are a range of PS5 accessories below, available as standalone purchase:
  • DualSense™ Wireless Controller (standalone) –US$69.99/CAD$89.99/¥6,980/€69.99 (RRP)

  • PULSE 3D™ wireless headset – with 3D audio support and dual noise-cancelling microphones US$99.99/CAD$129.99/¥9,980/€99.99 (RRP)
  • HD Camera – with dual 1080p lenses for gamers to broadcast themselves along with their epic gameplay moments US$59.99/CAD$79.99/¥5,980/€59.99 (RRP)
  • Media Remote – to navigate movies and streaming services with ease US$29.99/CAD$39.99/¥2,980/€29.99 (RRP)
  • DualSense™ Charging Station – to conveniently charge two DualSense Wireless Controllers US$29.99/CAD$39.99/¥2,980/€29.99 (RRP)

N.B: The PS3 long ago gave way for the PS4 to make it’s impressive mark, and now the PS4 succumbs to the electrifying tensions which the PS5 has time and again generated so recently. The PS5 is a console which is going to be around for quite awhile for the foreseeable future, it’s that simple.

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