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Sony PlayStation 4 Pro

from  $349+

    Sony PlayStation 4 Pro

    from  $349+
    from  $349+
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    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.

    How we score

    The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

    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.

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    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.
    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.

    How we score

    The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

    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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