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Sony PlayStation 4 Pro

from  $349+
88
Engadget
Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
88

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Engadget Review

The PlayStation 4 Pro is the most powerful home console yet, though you’ll need a 4K/HDR TV to truly take advantage of it. If you already have a PS4 and are stuck with a 1080p, you can wait before upgrade.

Pros
  • Best graphical performance in a console.
  • Your existing games will get upgraded for free.
  • Makes PS VR much smoother.
Cons
  • Not a huge upgrade for existing PS4 owners with 1080p TVs.
  • No 4K Blu-ray drive.
  • You’ll have to wait for games to get patched to take advantage of it.
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Scores

Engadget

88
 

User Reviews

60
collinwu
A forgettable product. It isn't bad, exactly, but also doesn't do anything particularly well. - Engadget
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88
Average Critic Score

Game library

80
 

Graphics

92
 

Controller(s)

80
 

Design and form factor

80
 

Other features (media, online, etc.)

80
 

Noise

80
 

How It Stacks Up

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74
 

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78
 

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84
 

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78
 

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84
 

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