PlayStation 4 Arriving At Sony's PS Event on Feb. 20?

By Binu Paul email: | Feb 01, 2013 07:13 AM EST

Share This Story

  • Print
  • Email

Amid numerous reports of an imminent PlayStation 4 release, Sony has announced that it will host a major PlayStation event on Feb. 20 sparking another round of speculations about the possible arrival of the PlayStation 3 successor.

Follow us

The event, scheduled to happen in New York, will be the first major PlayStation meeting in two years. In a video posted on the official PlayStation blog titled 'see the future', the Japanese consumer electronics giant merely announced the PlayStation event without giving out much information to confirm that this is the successor to the PlayStation 3.

Sony has been heavily rumored to be announcing the next-generation PlayStation video game console this year and the video does suggest that something great will be revealed at the event. According to Reuters, Sony declined to clarify if it will release a new console at the event. However, a Sony spokesman Masaki Tsukakoshi assured that the company will be talking about the Playstation business.

Sony's last PlayStation event was held back in Jan. 2011 during which it released a prototype of its handheld Vita console. It should be noted that it has been more than six years since Sony released the PS3 home console.

PlayStation 4 remains to be the most-awaited video game consoles for the year along with Microsoft's Xbox 720 and its speculated that both the consoles will hit the shelves by the end of the year.  The next-generation Sony machine has been codenamed Orbis while the Xbox 720 has been referred to as Durango. According to an earlier report, Sony CEO Kaz Hirai had hinted that his company may not unveil the PS4 unless Microsoft unveils its Xbox 720.

According to several leaks, both PS4 and Xbox 720 will feature eight-core CPUs clocked at 1.6GHz and will have their main processors built around AMD's Jaguar architecture. PS4 is expected to feature a Radeon HD graphics chip as well. It's further speculated that PS4 will feature the 'secret sauce' compute module, 1.84 teraflops metric, 4GB of GDDR5 ultra-fast RAM of which 512MB could be reserved for the operating system, 100GB Blue-ray disc drive, and the CPU component could be 75 to 80 mm2.

Get the Most Popular Mobile&Apps Stories in a Weekly Newsletter

Join Our Conversation

The HTC logo is seen with different devices from the brand HTC M10 Perfume Launching A Month Later After MWC 2016
Lava Unleashes New P7 Device Into The Indian Market
New Disney Phone Coming To Japan
Xiaomi Locks Redmi Note 3, Mi 4c And Mi Note Pro; Others To Follow Suit?
Tablet / Laptop / PC
Dell Venue 7 and Venue 8 Dell unveils Venue 7 and Venue 8 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean tablets
Retina iPad Mini facing delays, may not launch until early next year
Refurbished 128GB iPad with Retina Display now available on the Apple Online Store
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 – 2014 Edition: Pricing and availability now official
Amazon Logo Amazon reportedly to launch ‘Firetube’ set-top box before 2013 holidays
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear India launch: Pricing and availability
Samsung Galaxy Gear Android smartwatch now up for pre-order in Canada
Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 reportedly in the works already, may debut at CES or MWC 2014
OS / Software
HTC Logo HTC reportedly considering Android/Windows Phone dual-booting smartphone as Microsoft pushes for deeper Windows mobile integration
iOS 7 Chrome Incognito mode leaks private searches due to bug
Sprint HTC One Android 4.3 Jelly Bean already rolling out, AT&T, T-Mobile & Verizon to follow
Microsoft Windows 8.1 now available for pre-order
Internet / Social Media
Google Downtime Google blacks out for two minutes, causes 40 percent drop in world’s Internet traffic
Xbox Music web player is live and ready for Xbox Music Pass subscribers
Facebook Android app collected phone numbers even if users never logged in
Firefox 22 brings support for web video calls, 3D gaming, and Unreal Engine 3
What's App
ZTE's new lease program ZTE’s new Lease-to-own Program for Mobile Devices
LG’s G Pay to Take on Google, Samsung and Apple
Facebook: Taxes in the UK and a new Shopping tab
Samsung’s VR Headset to be Released at $99, Hulu Jumps Onboard with Apps Ready

Most Popular

© 2016 IBT Media Inc. All Rights Reserved.mobilenapps