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Sony publishes PlayStation 4 teardown video

By Shawn Knight
Nov 7, 2013
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  1. Sony has published a teardown video of the PlayStation 4 just over a week before the company’s next generation console is slated to hit stores in North America. Sony engineering director Yasuhiro Ootori is responsible for dismantling the machine which...

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  2. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 1,921   +373

    So does it void your warranty to open? :/
     
  3. Mavrickx888

    Mavrickx888 TS Member Posts: 64   +9

    This is actually kind of neat that it came straight from Sony. Also, the fact that the whole thing is fairly accessible is really nice. It looks like it will be fairly easy to self-repair/upgrade.
     
  4. TheDreams

    TheDreams TS Booster Posts: 485   +45

    At first I didn't see the subtitles haha, I was like ummm wtf?
     
  5. TheBigFatClown

    TheBigFatClown TS Booster Posts: 431   +145

    Was the comment about including the power supply inside the PS4 a jab at Microsoft? Does XBox 180 have an external power supply?
     
  6. davislane1

    davislane1 TS Guru Posts: 1,334   +491

    Glad to see they made this one so simple to dismantle. I remember having to open up my first PS2 on several occasions and it wasn't nearly this straightforward.
     
  7. Reminds me of my old XBOX 1: X86 processor, memory on the main board,... :)
    Looks kinda cheap but I like the "keep it simple" principle.
    Wonder about the full specs and price in my country.
     
  8. Lagahan

    Lagahan TS Rookie

    It does which is weird considering the bulk of the main console.
     
  9. Tekkaraiden

    Tekkaraiden TS Maniac Posts: 902   +52

    I'm impressed, that is a very well though out design.
     
  10. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 1,921   +373

    Xbox 180. I like that. Cause they had to turn 180 degrees around to make anyone buy the console. Har har har.
     
  11. BlueDrake

    BlueDrake TS Enthusiast Posts: 209   +51

    I like that the video was taken down for copyright reasons.. would Sony like to explain this to us? :p
     
     
  12. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,001   +1,502

    Who is CondeNast?
     
  13. VitalyT

    VitalyT TS Evangelist Posts: 1,827   +546

    Interesting... I even was able to pick up some basic Japanese - no matter what he talks about, every sentence ends with "-a$$".
     
  14. This one's still got it:
     


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