Sony released an updatedin Australia last week that not only weighs less but also uses less power.
YouTuber Austin Evans took apart the new PS5 — referred to as the 1200 model — in a video Wednesday. The latest version of the console appears to use approximately 201 watts, which was less than the 218 watts the original PS5 was measured at. Another change seen in the video is the addition of a heat pipe on the back of the motherboard, which appears to spread the warmth across the console better than the older models.
A few other changes seen in the video include a trimmed-down motherboard, a redesigned heatsink, a slightly different fan and a bit more plastic inside, which all likely contribute to the new console weighing less than last year’s model.
New versions of the report from Press Start. Paperwork for the updated consoles shows the weight is lower by 200 grams for the digital and 300 grams for the disc version. There could be other internal changes that won’t be known until this new PS5 is torn down.began showing up last week in Australia, according to a
last month, saying the move was a “necessity given the current global economic environment.” The PlayStation maker also revealed but didn’t provide details on the price or when it’ll come out.
It’s unclear if this updated PS5 will be more widely available, as the console has been elusive since its release. Those still searching for a system can check the.
Sony didn’t respond to a request for comment about the changes of the new PS5 model.