Official PlayStation 5 slim PH model at ₱30,790 with blu-ray disc drive

PlayStation 5 is heading to Southeast Asia and the Philippines is getting its own variant.

Sony Interactive Entertainment just unveiled the official variant of the 2023 PlayStation 5 console for the Philippines.

This model comes with an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive and 1TB internal storage. Unlike the last version, the 2023 model is smaller by over 30% by volume and up to 24% by weight.

Image credit: Sony Interactive Entertainment

The design features four separate cover panels with the top portion having a glossy finish while the bottom remains in matte.

Interested buyers can get the PS5 PH variant for ₱30,790, which already includes the horizontal stand. Anyone desiring the vertical stand can get the accessory for ₱1,690. The vertical stand is also compatible with all PS5 models.

SIE is enabling customization of the PS5 with console covers that come in different colors, including Volcanic Red, Cobalt Blue, and Sterling Silver. 

However, the official prices indicate that the initial markets are Europe, Japan, the US, and the UK. These covers will arrive starting in early 2024 with more colors slated for release in the future.

The official specs of the newest PS5 console are:

  • AMD Ryzen Zen 2 eight-core, 16-threads processor
  • AMD Radeon RNDA 2-based graphics card with ray tracing support
  • 16GB of GDDR6 RAM
  • 1TB of SSD storage
  • Video out support for 4K 120Hz TVs, 8K TVs, VRR
  • Audio with Tempest 3D AudioTech
  • USB-C and USB-A I/O and ethernet


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