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Are new PS5 models lighter

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The digital PS5 has a similar weight loss, with the 2022 revision now weighing 3.4kg (7.5 pounds), down 13 percent from the original weight of 3.9kg (8.6 pounds). The new models mean the disc version of the PS5 now weighs the same as the original digital PS5 model.

Why did Sony make the PS5 lighter?

It seems that the PS5 models are getting lighter and lighter each year. And if we compare the current Disc Version of the PS5 to the Digital Edition at launch, they’re practically the same weight. But for the 2021 revision of the unit, Sony explained to the consumers that it was because of changes to the heatsink.

How much lighter is the new PS5?

The new disc model (CFI-1202A) now weighs 3.9kg (8.6 pounds), a 7 percent reduction from the 2021 revision (4.2kg / 9.2 pounds) and an even bigger 13 percent reduction from the original model (4.5kg / 9.9 pounds).

Is the PS5 slim real?

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Sony PS5 Slim

Sony will almost certainly release a PS5 Slim. The Japanese company has always released a smaller and lighter revision of its home consoles – from the original PlayStation to the PS4, meaning a PS5 Slim is surely a matter of when, not if.

Will PS5 prices go down?

Note the very important, and slightly curious, exclusion of the USA market here; the US prices of the PS5 remain unchanged. Sony is blaming this on the current global economic situation, but with supply and demand still not evening out, this price rise is going to sting for a lot of folks.

Is PS5 Digital Edition weaker?

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Sony PS5 digital edition

The cheaper PS5 Digital Edition is identical to the standard PS5 in terms of internal specs and performance. It’s completely disc-less though: you can only buy games for it digitally and you miss out on the joys of 4K Blu-ray viewing. Still, it’s a good choice for avid gamers without the cash for the top-tier PS5.

Which PS5 model has the smaller heatsink?

Sony has changed out the heatsink with a much smaller version. With testing Evans discovered the new PS5 model with its smaller heatsink ran hotter than the original unit by about 3C to 5C. The fan has also slightly been redesigned. The stand with the new PS5 has been upgraded over the launch stand.