Danish online store reveals Sony PlayStation 5 ridiculous price


PlayStation 5

A couple of weeks ago, Sony, officially announced the specs of its upcoming gaming console – PlayStation 5. There have been numerous speculations with regard to the price of this console. While some believe that a $399 price tag will be ideal, others think that it would sell for as high as $800. This wide price range shows that the industry really has no idea about the cost of the PS5. Nevertheless, recent information from a Danish online store, føtex, shows that the PlayStation 5 will cost a massive 6989 Kr. ($1032).

Danish online store reveals Sony PlayStation 5 price

Danish online store PlayStation 5 price is ridiculous

This store is Denmark’s largest offline retailer and the PS5 landing page shows that it is already on pre-order. According to the information on the Danish online store landing page, the PS5 has a November 2020 expected launch date. Though it’s hard to believe, if the price is true, then the price is simply outrageous. This means that the PlayStation 5 will be three times more expensive than PS4’s $399 launch price. It will also be over twice the median predicted price limit ($ 450-499). 

According to Sony’s official announcement, the PS5 will us an AMD custom 8-core Zen 2 CPU. The graphics support 10.28 trillion floating-point operations per second, and 36 CU units of RNDA level 2 GPUs. The host’s memory is 16GB GDDR6, with a custom version of 825GB solid-state hard drive and 4K UHD Blu-ray drive. This console will be directly compatible with PS4 games.

PLAYSTATION 5 VS XBOX SERIES X – SPECS COMPARISON

PlayStation 5 Xbox Series X
CPU 8x Zen 2 Cores at 3.5GHz
(variable frequency, with SMT)
8x Zen 2 Cores at 3.8GHz
(3.6GHz with SMT)
GPU 10.28 TFLOPs,
36 CUs at 2.23GHz (variable frequency)
12.16 TFLOPs,
52 CUs at 1.825GHz
GPU Architecture Custom RDNA 2
w/ hardware RT support
Custom RDNA 2
w/ hardware RT support
Memory 16GB GDDR6 16GB GDDR6
Memory Bandwidth 448GB/s 10GB at 560GB/s,
6GB at 336GB/s
Internal Storage Custom 825GB NVMe SSD 1TB Custom NVMe SSD
IO Throughput 5.5GB/s (Raw),
8-9GB/s (Compressed)
2.4GB/s (Raw),
4.8GB/s (Compressed)
Expandable Storage NVMe SSD Slot 1TB Expansion Card
External Storage USB HDD Support USB HDD Support
Optical Drive 4K UHD Blu-ray Drive 4K UHD Blu-ray Drive
HDMI 2.1 (4K/120Hz, 8K, VRR) 2.1 (4K/120Hz, 8K, VRR)
Backward compatibility PlayStation 4 Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One
Price TBA TBA
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