PlayStation Classic is a retro remake of the original PlayStation console but in smaller size. The console comes with 20 pre-installed games and costs $100. The console has gone through reviewers and they have found out that it is utilizing PSX emulator to run the games.
A full teardown of PlayStation Classic console reveals that it could do much more than just emulate two decade old games. There is usage of high specification hardware to run and power PlayStation Classic console. We will mention here the hardware details that sits inside the console.
PlayStation Classic Console Hardware Specifications
- SoC Mediatek 8167A Quad Core Cortex-A35 1.5 GHz / PowerVR GE8300
- Audio Chip: Mediatek MT6392A
- Motherboard Sony LM-11 (1-984-020-11)
- RAM 1GB DDR3-1866 Samsung K4B4G1646E-BYMA
- eMMC 5.1 16 GB KLMAG1JETD-B041
- Dimensions: 149 x 33 x 105 mm / Weight: 170 gr
- Supported resolutions: 720p e 480p via HDMI
- AC: 5V 1A microUSB
The PlayStation Classic console has a total of 1GB DDR3 RAM with a Quad Core Cortex-A35 CPU. These both alone are enough to run a higher versions of graphical games than just two decade old classic of original PlayStation console. Here is the list of 20 pre-installed games that PlayStation Classic consoles comes with.
PlayStation Classic Games
- Battle Arena Toshinden
- Cool Boarders 2
- Destruction Derby
- Final Fantasy 7
- Grand Theft Auto
- Intelligent Qube
- Jumping Flash
- Metal Gear Solid
- Mr. Driller
- Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee
- Resident Evil Director’s Cut
- Revelations: Persona
- Ridge Racer Type 4
- Super Puzzle Fighter 2 Turbo
- Syphon Filter
- Tekken 3
- Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six
- Twisted Metal
- Wild Arms
If you have a laptop or PC with as low as minimum specs of Core 2 duo, you can play most of original PlayStation games on it, that too without any cost, bummer.
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