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Troubleshooting ¶ 

For quick help with diagnosing and solving issues with your PS4 Slim, check out the troubleshooting page.

Playstation 4 Slim Troubleshooting

Background and Identification ¶ 

The Sony PlayStation 4 Slim is a television game console produced by Sony Computer Entertainment. Announced on September 7, 2016, this model offers nearly identical internal specs to the original PlayStation 4, but offers a significant design upgrade. Most notably, this Playstation is appreciably smaller than its predecessor, with its volume reduced 30% and its weight reduced 25%. Additionally, this Playstation offers improved energy efficiency, with 34% less power consumption. The PS4 Slim also supports HDR content, providing a greater range of dynamic lighting and visual effects. This console plays the same library of downloadable or disk-based games as the other PS4 models.

The PS4 Slim’s model and serial number are located on the original packaging and on the back of the system.

Specifications ¶ 

  • CPU: x86-64 AMD “Jaguar”, 8 cores
  • GPU: 1.84 TFLOPS, AMD Radeon™ graphics based engine
  • RAM: GDDR5 8 GB
  • HD: 500 GB removable and upgradable to 1 TB
  • Connectivity: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, Ethernet 10/100/1000
  • Ports: USB 3.1, AUX, HDMI
  • Dimensions: 10.43 x 11.34 x 1.54 in / 265 x 39 x 288 mm

Additional Information ¶ 

CNET: Playstation 4 Slim Product Review

Recombu: Playstation 4 Slim Setup Guide

Sony: Playstation 4 Website

Sony: Playstation.com Service Request

Wikipedia: Playstation 4 Slim

Wired: Playstation 4 Slim Teardown Video

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