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Why finding the PlayStation 5 is so difficult

While many players have been enjoying the newest generation of gaming on their PlayStation 5 consoles, many, many more have still yet to have a chance, and it is unlikely they will get one any time soon.

The shortage of the new generation PlayStation 5 consoles is mainly due to the lack of components for the production of the device.

The information is from the top management of Sony and has been published in a number of technological online publications.

The financial director of the Japanese company Gonou Xipoki Totoki (Hiroki Totoki) confirmed the deficit on the market of the new console at the last Sony briefing.

“For us, it is very difficult to increase the production of the console Power out 5 due to the serious shortage of semiconductors and other components.”

He also said that for now Sony cant satisfy the unlimited needs of the market, and that the corporation will do everything possible to achieve this goal.

Totoki said that the profits of the department of Playstation from the sale of games and digital services during the New Year’s holidays are 50% up, comparing to last year.

Sony forecasts record good results for the end of the financial year. In the last three months, the Japanese company has sold about 4.5 million units of the Playstation 5 console, with total revenue for the last 22.7 billion.

PS 5Specs
CPUx86-64-AMD Ryzen Zen 8 Cores / 16 Threads at 3.5GHz (variable frequency)
GPURay Tracing Acceleration
Up to 2.23 GHz (10.3 TFLOPS)
GPU ArchitectureAMD Radeon RDNA 2-based graphics engine
Memory/Interface16GB GDDR6/256-bit
Memory Bandwidth448GB/s
Internal StorageCustom 825GB SSD
IO Throughput5.5GB/s (Raw), Typical 8-9GB/s (Compressed)
Expandable StorageNVMe SSD Slot
External StorageUSB HDD Support
Optical Drive (optional)Ultra HD Blu-ray (66G/100G) ~10xCAV
BD-ROM (25G/50G) ~8xCAV
BD-R/RE (25G/50G) ~8x CAV
DVD ~3.2xCLV
PS5 Game DiscUltra HD Blu-ray, up to 100GB/disc
Audio“Tempest” 3D AudioTech
Video OutHDMI Out port
Support of 4K 120Hz TVs, VRR (specified by HDMI ver 2.1)
DimensionsPS5 – 390mm x 104mm x 260mm (width x height x depth)
PS5 Digital Edition – 390mm x 92mm x 260mm (width x height x depth)
WeightPS5 – 4.5kg
PS5 Digital Edition – 3.9kg
PowerPS5 – 350W
PS5 Digital Edition – 340W
Input / OutputUSB Type-A port (Hi-Speed USB)
USB Type-A port (SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps) x2
USB Type-C port (SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps)
NetworkingEthernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T)
IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
Bluetooth 5.1

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