Detailed Specs On The PS4’s New Controller And Camera

Detailed Specs On The PS4’s New Controller And Camera
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The PS4’s new controller – officially dubbed the DualShock 4 – is going to be working in tandem with a new camera, called the PlayStation 4 Eye.

We’ve shown you images of these already, but if you want to get right into the technical specs – and with the camera, that might be worth your while – here they are.

DualShock 4

External Dimensions Approx. 162mm x 52mm x 98mm (width x height x depth)

(tentative, excludes largest projection)

Weight Approx. 210g (tentative)

Keys / Switches PS button, SHARE button, OPTIONS button,

Directional buttons (Up/Down/Left/Right),

Action buttons (Triangle, Circle, Cross, Square),

R1/L1/R2/L2 button, Left stick / L3 button, Right stick / R3

button, Pad Button

Touch Pad 2 Point Touch Pad, Click Mechanism, Capacitive Type

Motion Sensor Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, threeaxis accelerometer)

Other Features Light Bar, Vibration, Built-in Mono Speaker

Ports USB (Micro B), Extention Port, Stereo Headset Jack

Wireless Communication Bluetooth® Ver2.1+EDR

Battery Type Built-in Lithium-ion Rechargeable Battery

Voltage DC3.7V (tentative)

Capacity 1000mAh (tentative)

PlayStation 4 Eye

External Dimension Approx. 186mm x 27mm x 27mm (width x height x depth)


Weight Approx. 183g (tentative)

Video Pixel (Maximum) 1280 x 800 pixel x 2

Video Frame Rate 1280×800 pixel @ 60fps

640×400 pixel @ 120fps

320×192 pixel @ 240fps

Video Format RAW, YUV (uncompressed)

Lens Dual Lenses, F value/F2.0 fixed focus

Capture Range 30cm~∞

Field-of-View 85°

Microphone 4 Channel Microphone Array

Connection Type PS4 dedicated connector (AUX connector)

Cable Length Approx. 2m (tentative)


  • They apparently didn’t fix the triggers, the sticks are still close together, and now it has gesture controls…at least the arms are thicker so my hands (hopefully) won’t cramp up.

    • Downvotes – really?
      Am I missing something because this is something that always annoyed me about my PS3?

      Considering I sit about 4 metres from my TV being able to swap a battery pack instead of needing to cycle controllers seems to be a better solution…

      • Battery packs would be good but considering everything is going the way of inbuilt non replaceable batteries I’m not surprised.
        More important i think is the quality of the batteries though and they were pretty good in the old PS3 remotes. In the long run (for me at least) i spent less on 2 PS3 remotes that I did on one 360 remote and the 9 or so battery packs I bought because the old one died. As much as the 360 controller is considered better in almost every other way, they had the absolute WORST battery packs imaginable.

  • Are you serious? the most annoying thing about xbox was betteries. The ps3 controllers are awesome, You have 2, play one till it gets low and swap. Never have to buy batteries

    • Don’t have to buy AA batteries for the xbox either – just swap battery packs – easier in my opinion than recharging a controller and swapping the user account each time.
      Plus as controllers age joysticks and buttons wear, meaning they don’t all perform identically.

      I find it funny how in mobile phones it is a dealbreaker for a lot of people, but for a controller noone seems to mind either way 🙂

      • Swap user account? Who needs to do that? Turn off low PS3 controller, hit PS button on charged controller and BAM, you’re back in the game.

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