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All Playstation Game Console Models Available Right Now

For video game enthusiasts out there, I am sure that all of you may know your game consoles very well—all the way from the 1990s to the present generation consoles. We applaud you guys because to know all the generations of a video game console is something that only hardcore video game lovers will understand. 

However, for those that became video game fans recently who would like to know a bit about some gaming history, we got it right here for you.

If you own a version of the Playstation video game consoles, we are sure that it is probably a Playstation 4 or the newest edition, which is the Playstation 5.

So kindly join us as we take you down the road and help you get to know the predecessors of the Playstation line.

Sony Entertainment creates the PlayStation line of video game consoles, and they are the most popular video game consoles in the world. So now, let us take a look at the Playstation consoles and their specs.  

Playstation 1

The Playstation 1 was the first Playstation video game console made by Sony. It was initially released in America in 1995 and went on to sell more than 100 million units. Its best-selling video game was the Gran Turismo game.

It had a factory price of $300 when it was introduced. It is now considered a classic in the video game industry, and one may be able to get their hands on a fairly used model if you want to go back in time and play some classic games, but that is even rare.

Specs Of The Playstation 1

CPU: 32-bit MIPS

System RAM: 2MB

Video RAM: 1MB

GPU: 32-bit

Resolution: 640×480

Media: CD 

Playstation 2

The PlayStation 2, also known as the PS2, was the second PlayStation video game console released by Sony Entertainment. It was released in America on October 26, 2000. It was much more prominent in size than the original PlayStation and had a rectangular shape.

It is one of the best-selling video game consoles of all time, with over 158 million units sold since its release in 2000.

Specs Of The Playstation 2

CPU: 64-bit emotion engine

System RAM: 32MB

Video RAM: 4MB

GPU: graphics synthesizer

Resolution: 720×480

Media: DVD, dual-layer DVD

Playstation 3

This is the third installment in the PlayStation video game console series. This console came with a much sleeker design than the previous two. It was also the first to go with the wireless DualShock controls that had to be charged by connecting a USB cable from the console to the controller.

It was released in America on November 11, 2006, and has since sold more than 87 million units worldwide. 

Specs Of The Playstation 3

CPU: cell- 6-core

GPU: reality synthesizer

System RAM: 256MB XDR

Video RAM: 256MB GDDR3

Resolution: 720×480

Media: 25GB BD, 50GB dual-layer BD

Playstation Portable

The PlayStation portable was also commonly known as the PSP. It was the handheld version of the TV video game consoles. It was released in America in 2004. It has sold more than 80 million units so far.

Specs Of The Playstation Portable

CPU: MIPS 1-core

GPU: 1-core

System RAM: 64MB

Video RAM: 2MB

Resolution: LCD 480×272

Media: 900MB UMD

Playstation Vita

The PlayStation vita was the successor to the PlayStation Portable and was released in 2011. It has also sold between 10 to 15million units since its release.

Specs Of The Playstation Vita

CPU: ARM quad-core

GPU: quad-core 5XT

System RAM: 512MB

Video RAM: 128MB

Resolution: OLED 960×544

Media: 4GB cartridge

Playstation 4

The PlayStation 4 was the 4th major installment for the console line. It had a sleeker and more square-ish design compared to the PlayStation 3. It was released on November 15 in 2013. The video game console has sold over 88 million units since the time of its release.

Specs Of The Playstation 4

CPU: quad-core steamroller

GPU: AMD HD 7670

System RAM: 8GB

Video RAM: 1GB

Resolution: 1080p

Media: 50GB BD

Playstation 5 

The PlayStation 5 is the latest video game console from Sony Entertainment in the PlayStation series. It was released on November 12, 2020. The analyst expects it to sell well over 17 million units by the end of 2021.

Specs Of The Playstation 5

CPU: 8-core AMD Zen

GPU: AMD RDNA 22

RAM: 16GB GDDR6

Resolution: 120FPS, 4K

Conclusion

So these are all the PlayStation video game consoles out there since their introduction in 1995. But then again, we are pretty sure you know all of them since PlayStation is the most popular video game console line in the world.

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