A new variant of the PS5 arrives in Japan with a few changes, including a lighter weight.
We may have had a PS5 for several months, we do not get used to it. It’s not only tall, it’s historically tall, it’s one of the greatest video game consoles ever built. It is 39cm high, 26cm deep and 10.4cm wide.
It’s large enough to require careful planning to fit into your living room setup. It’s not just a question of size. While many gadgets are now designed to fit perfectly into our homes, the PS5 is going in the opposite direction. Sony doesn’t want you to put it away in an entertainment cabinet where no one can see it. It must be visible. But that’s not all. At Sony, they explained that this size was necessary for component cooling.
A new PS5 Digital Edition which loses 300 grams on the scale
Surprisingly, Sony has launched a new version of the PS5 Digital Edition (the version without Blu-ray player) identical to the original except for one specific detail: it is 300 grams lighter. The dimensions don’t change, she just lost weight.
The model number CFI-1100B01 in Japan (the original was the CFI-1000B) has been confirmed with the appearance of a new manual on the official PlayStation Japan website. The weight drops from 3.9 kg for the original PS5 Digital to 3.6 kg for the renewed version, and the only difference in its construction seems to be a new type of screw and anchoring system on the vertical support. . With this new system it is not necessary to use a screwdriver or a coin to place the holder. Obviously, this does not explain the significant weight loss.
Let’s not speak of the Slim version right away, but of a version that is certainly “corrected” which certainly results in savings for Sony and therefore greater margins.