PS5 Slim will shrink the size, optimize power, use 5nm chip, mass production in 2023

Tram Ho

The PS5 is a hugely successful product from Sony. Sony claims the company has sold more than 4.5 million PS5 consoles, and this figure is only calculated on sales as of December 31, 2020. The PS5 has a long way to go before hitting the sales mark of previous PlayStation versions, but it is currently ranked as the best-selling and most sought-after console in the world.

And according to the latest report, the mid-term upgrade version PS5 Slim is being considered by the manufacturer, expected to be mass produced in 2023. In the past, the PS2 Slim was released five years later. when the first generation was released, and the modified and upgraded models of the PS3 and PS4 were released three years after the first generation came out.

The current PS5 with large size does not seem to be suitable for placing in the living room of many families, causing inconvenience to install and use. Therefore, PS5 Slim will be optimized for the body size to meet the daily needs of more users.

PS5 Slim sẽ thu nhỏ kích thước, tối ưu điện năng, dùng chip 5nm, sản xuất hàng loạt năm 2023 - Ảnh 1.

Also according to the report, Sony has signed an agreement with TSMC to supply the PS5 Slim core chip, upgrading from 7nm to 5nm to bring lower power consumption. This is similar to switching from the 28-nm process-based processor in the original PS4 to the 16-nm chip with the PS4 Slim and PS4 Pro.

In fact, according to PlayStation’s vice president in charge of UX Design, the massive performance of the 7nm chip is responsible for too much heat, causing components to dissipate. Less heat is a huge part of the console’s design. Therefore, for the PS5 Slim to use a 5nm processor and still have a cleaner design will be a difficult problem that Sony needs to find a solution to.

With continuously improving the quality of life, the living room has become the audio-visual entertainment center of the home, the PS5 Slim with smaller size and lower energy consumption will surely be favored by many users. favorite, whether for family entertainment or gathering with friends. However, the most important thing that users want today is that manufacturers can ensure a supply so that customers can own the product, at least according to the listed selling price, let alone a low level. than.

Refer to RedGamingTech

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