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A television game console produced by Sony Computer Entertainment, also known as PS4. First announced February 20, 2013 and released November 15, 2013.

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How can I distinguish the model/version of sony Playstation 4?

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I recently purchased two 500 GB hard drive by mistake. Would it still be able to run my PS4 slim or does it have to be a whole 1tb for the system

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There are three main models of PS4.

PS4 Original

First launched in 2013 with a 500GB hard drive, this is the original PS4. The console was the only model available for around two years, until the 1TB version was released in 2015. Eventually the 500GB device was discontinued after the introduction of the Slim and Pro versions.

PS4 Slim

The PS4 Slim launched in two versions – a 500GB and a 1TB. This is the most common PS4 Unit as it sold nearly double both of the other versions. If you have a PS4 it’s likely to be a Slim.

PS4 Pro

Launching a few months after the PS4 Slim, this model only exists in one version, which is the 1TB model. The PS4 Pro is the easiest version to identify due to the fact they only ever produced one type of it.

The easy way to identify PS4 models

Visually is the easiest way to begin breaking down the difference between the various PS4 models.

  • The original PS4 has two tiers of equal height.
  • The PS4 Slim has two tiers of differing height, the upper tier being the thinnest. This slimmer upper tier makes it easy to identify against the other PS4 models.
  • The PS4 Pro has three tiers, which makes it easy to identify the model against the other two versions.

Once that you have identified which PlayStation model you have, there are a couple of sub types and version differences between the Original and the Slim.

Original PS4

There are five distinct sub-types of the original PS4. You can tell which one you have by the model number on the back of the device.

  • CUH-10 is the original launch console, featuring 500GB of storage space.
  • CUH-11 featured an updated WLAN transceiver, as this could not be rectified with a software update on the previous version. The console featured 500GB of storage space.
  • CUH-12 reduced the power intake of the device, lowered the weight of the machine and also swapped the touch buttons on the console for physical hard button. The console featured 500GB of storage space.
  • CUH-11-1TB featured an updated WLAN transceiver, as this could not be rectified with a software update on the previous version. The console featured 1TB of storage space.
  • CUH-12-1TB reduced the power intake of the device, lowered the weight of the machine and also swapped the touch buttons on the console for physical hard button. The console featured 1TB of storage space.

PS4 Slim

For the PS4 Slim there has only ever been one distinct version with two sizes of storage. The best way to check this is to go into the settings menu. Go to storage and see what the max capacity of the device is.

PS4 Pro

If you have a PS4 Pro it’s very straightforward to check. The console only ever came in one version. Potentially you may have a special model with a paint job from a collector’s edition, such as God of War or Monster Hunter World, but these only vary on the outside. On the inside they are identical.

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That's Bull... The PS4 Pro has at least 2 diff versions.

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