PS5 Release Date, Specs And Price In Nigeria 2020

PS5 Release Date, Specs And Price In Nigeria 2020. Here is everything you need to know about the latest Play Station 5(PS5)

PS5 Release Date, Specs And Price

PlayStation 5 (PS5) is the latest PlayStation console to replace the PS4 Slim and PS4 Pro. The PS5 was unveiled on the 11th of June 2020 and has now started selling in Nigeria. The Price of PS5 in Nigerian Naira as at December 2020 is around ₦630,000.

You can play many PS4 games on PS5. PS5 features AMD CPU and GPU, 8x Zen 2 Cores at 3.5GHz, Custom RDNA 2, 16GB RAM, 825GB SSD Storage,  NVMe SSD Slot, 4K UHD Blu-ray Drive, DualSense Controller and more.

PlayStation 5 (PS5) Dual Sense Controller And Features

Sunny has released the PS5 controller and it is called DualSense. The DualSense controller comes with a built-in microphone and Create button.

With the Mic, you won’t need a headset to communicate with others in multiplayer games. The create button will provide more ways to capture and share your favourite gameplay moments.

DualSense has a familiar button layout and brings back the touchpad from the DualShock 4, its two-toned black-and-white design looks nothing like any other PlayStation controller.

DualSense will have haptic feedback and adaptive triggers, which will provide realistic, tactile rumble to simulate the feel of, say, driving through mud or firing a bow and arrow.


PS5 Specifications

PS5 CPU: 8x Zen 2 Cores at 3.5GHz
PS5 GPU: 10.28 TFLOPs, 36 CUs at 2.23GHz, RDNA 2 architecture
PS5 Storage: Custom 825GB SSD
Expandable storage: NVMe SSD slot
Optical drive: 4K Blu-ray drive

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PlayStation 5 Storage Options

PS5 comes with 16GB RAM and 825GB ROM. You can expand the storage size of this new PlayStation with NVMe SSD slot.

If you are wondering what type of SSD will be supported by PS5 then the next sentence is for you. There are few SSDs that are comparable with PS5. An official compatibility list will be made available soon.

PS5 Processor

PlayStation 5 is powered by custom AMD CPU and GPU. They are 8x Zen 2 Cores at 3.5GHz and a graphics processor based on the Ryzen line that runs at 2.23GHz, producing 10.28 teraflops.

PlayStation 5 (PS5) Website

Information about PS5 is currently being updated on the PlayStation website. You can access the play station website using this link (

10 Facts And Features of PS5

  1. PS4’s 100 most played games will be played on PS5 at launch.
  2. PlayStation 5 will contain an AMD chip that has a CPU based on the third-generation Ryzen.
  3. PS5 has eight cores of the seven-nanometer Zen 2 microchip.
  4. The console will also support 8K gameplay.
  5. The current PSVR will indeed be supported by PS5
  6.  A confirmed PS5 game is Godfall, a loot-based melee action-RPG
  7. PlayStation 5’s new user interface will allow you to see more details about friends’ games…
  8. The PS5 interface will look fairly similar to that of the PS4’s, if some sketchy leaks are to be believed.
  9. Sony has said that the PS5 launch exclusives won’t be playable on PS4.
  10. Sony has confirmed that Coronavirus will not delay the release of the PlayStation 5.

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Other Features

Sony PlayStation 5 is compatible with current PSVR hardware (PlayStation VR). Although, the VR technology is set to be hard designed into the build of the GPU.

In addition, the gaming console is supporting the HDR10+ format, thus, offering better detail and a fuller range of color, especially in scenes which display mostly light or mostly dark content.

Sony confirmed that the PlayStation 5 will be compatible with “the overwhelming majority of the 4,000+ PS4 titles” which is access to more game than any of its console has ever supported.

In addition, thanks to the SSD, the PS5 support some new features including suspending multiple games.

This feature makes you jump immediately back into whatever you feel like playing without loading it from the start.

Sony PlayStation 5 comes with a whole new user interface which is 100 times better than the PS4 UI. The UI is based on a new visual language to increase the performance speed.

The PS5 features WiFi 802.11ac, enabling you to easily connect online wirelessly. You can still connect with wires via Ethernet.

Sony PlayStation 5 Accessories

Sony launched a range of accessories for the new consoles including the DualSense controller, which will feature haptic feedback and a built-in microphone.

Similarly, there is a Charging Station for charging two DualSense controllers simultaneously, an HD Camera for possible motion tracking, a new Pulse 3D Wireless Headset, and finally, a Media Remote for using the console as a Blu-ray player and streaming box.

Sony PlayStation 5 Price and Availability

Sony is yet to confirm the price of the PlayStation 5, but there some speculation that the next generation gaming console will cost around $499.

The Sony PS5 is not yet available, but Sony says it will be available time for holiday shopping. This means you should be expecting it in the last quarter of the year starting in October.

Sony PlayStation 5 Specs

Here are a few specs of the PS5 Gaming Consoles:

General Features

  • Status: Not Available, expected Q4 2020
  • Platform: PlayStation
  • Processor: 8-core AMD Zen 2 CPU (up to 3.5GHz)
  • GPU: Custom AMD RDNA 2-based GPU (up to 10.28 TFLOPS, 36 compute units, up to 2.23GHz)
  • Memory: 16GB GDDR6 / 256-bit RAM
  • Colours: Black and White
  • Dimension: –
  • Weight: –


  • Built-in Storage: Custom 825GB SSD (5.5GB / s)
  • Optical Storage: 4K UHD Blu-ray Drive Optical drive (Not available in PS5 Digital Edition)
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Ports & Connectivity

  • Camera: External HD Camera
  • USB Port: Yes
  • HDMI Port: Yes (Not Confirmed)
  • Ethernet (RJ-45): Yes (Not Confirmed)
  • Headphone Jack: –
  • VGA: –
  • Digital Output (Optical): –
  • Microphone: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • WLAN: Yes

Power Supply

  • Voltage: –
  • Frequency: –
  • Power Consumption: –

Wireless Controller

  • Name: DualSense Controller
  • Available in the Box: –
  • Motion Sensors: –
  • Features:  Precision Controls, Trigger buttons, Menu and View buttons, 3.5mm Audio Jack

Motion Tracking Device

  • Name: HD Camera
  • Available in the Box: No, Buy separately
  • Gesture/Motion Tracking: Yes, Gesture Tracking
  • Camera: –
  • Voice Command: –
  • Face Recognition: –
  • More Features: –

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