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Sony’s PlayStation 5 is set to hit stores on November 12th, and some gamers who decided to pass on this first version are waiting for a slim model, like this one by Jermaine Smit. Thanks to its slimmer profile, this console would easily fit into a TV cabinet or on smaller shelves. How long do we have to wait to see a PS5 Slim? Well, the PlayStation 4 was originally released on November 22, 2013 and the PS4 Slim didn’t hit stores until September 15, 2016, so it may be a while. On the bright side, the latter was $100 less than the original console. Read more for a video and additional pictures.
Now the biggest obstacle to shrinking the PS5 down would probably be figuring out a way to pack the 7nm AMD Zen 2 CPU with eight cores running at a variable frequency capped at 3.5 GHz and its cooling system, which includes a large double-sided cooling fan for air intake that is 120mm in diameter / 45mm thick, and a large heat sink with a standard heat pipe design, into a smaller shell without compromising performance.
- Multiple System Compatibility: The RetroN 5 allows you to play your favorite NES, SNES, Super Famicom, Genesis, Mega Drive, Famicom, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and GBA cartridges on one system. You can also play Master System games with the use of the Power Base Converter.*
- HD Output: The HD output will upconvert the signal to your HDTV with a maximum output resolution of 720p.
- Save/Load States: Save or load your games at any point during gameplay, with 10 save slots for each game.
- Bluetooth Wireless Controller: Utilizing Bluetooth technology, this controller has a range of up to 30 feet and features a microswitch directional pad, two programmable macro buttons, and a Home button for quick-in game access to features.
- Original Controller Ports: 2 original controller ports (6 total) for each platform