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The PlayStation 4 Slim is real, unboxed and reviewed

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No 4K support, but gosh it's cute.

Sony still hasn’t admitted that the PlayStation 4 Slim is a real thing that exists, but yet another unboxing video of the hardware has been released. This time the hardware has fallen into the hands of reporter Laura Kate Dale, who previously chided Sony for its unwillingness to change the PR strategy for the system after the hardware has been found in the wild.

You can check out the system in the video below. It looks pretty good.

"It has a slightly improved controller, but the box itself doesn’t run any better," Dale reports. "Don’t expect Xbox One S-style HDR and 4K Blu-ray support. This is still a basic PS4 model with no internal upgrades over the previous iteration, and is not the upcoming PS4 Neo. It does not make games run better, or upscale them to 4K."

All in all, the changes are aesthetic, with a few minor controller updates.

"The USB ports on the system are now spread apart on the front of the system, with the power and eject buttons now clearly labeled and sitting inside the dipped recess at the front of the unit," Dale writes. "The power button features a line of tiny LED lights which replace the functionality of the old model’s light strip."

You can read the rest of the review at Let's Play Video Games.


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