Information encompassing Sony’s as-still-unconfirmed ‘Slim’ PS4 continues to roll in, with the most up-to-date rumour revealing that the upcoming console will be obtaining a significant boost to its Wi-Fi operation.

According to PS4Daily, which posted a leaked scan of what is explained to be the console’s handbook, the up to date PS4 will aid both equally 2.4GHz and 5GHz wireless frequencies, making it possible for the console to theoretically receive stronger and a lot quicker wireless signals in the fewer-congested 5GHz band. By comparison, the present PS4 console only supports 2.4GHz frequencies.

The leaked handbook states that “this merchandise has been created to minimise the effect of other products working with the exact array,” even so, it continues to state that “in some conditions interference from other products might cut down the relationship velocity, shorten the signal array or bring about the relationship to be terminated unexpectedly.”

Though the additional connectivity should make for a better Remote Play expertise, it should also be mentioned that the 5GHz frequency is additional probably to be blocked by thick partitions than a 2.4GHz signal. The leaked handbook implies that consumers “only use 5GHz band wireless products indoors,” which should genuinely disappoint all individuals folks that enjoy their video games in the back lawn…

If your household structure isn’t going to make it possible for for a apparent 5GHz connections, you should not stress – the up to date PS4 is a dual-band product, so you can nevertheless drop back to working with the 2.4GHz band in individuals scenarios.

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