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PS5 Retail Box Weighs 14.7 Pounds

PS5 Retail Box Weighs 14.7 Pounds - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 November 2020 / 1,652 Views

Sony Interactive Entertainment has begun shipping PlayStation 5 consoles to the media and some of the people who have been given a console have started posting pictures online. 

Geoff Keighley decided to see how much the PlayStation 5 still inside its retail box weighs and on his scale it weighs 14.7 pounds (6.7 kilograms).

Keighley also posted an image of all the goodies he got from Sony. This includes the PS5, an extra DualSense controller, the PS5 headset, the PS5 HD camera, and the official DualSense charging station. 

The PlayStation 5 will launch on November 12 in North America, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand, and in Europe and the rest of the world on November 19. 


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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11 Comments

DonFerrari (on 23 October 2020)

The controller box is huge.

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pitzy272 (on 24 October 2020)

Haha I thought the same thing.

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EricHiggin (on 25 October 2020)

Seems like SNY is all about go big or go home this gen. I'm thinking both. Go home to play your big cool n quiet console.

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DonFerrari (on 26 October 2020)

They really want to have that shelf space... Even without exact numbers I would bet the Dual Sense box is bigger than Switch box.

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LivncA_Dis3 (on 24 October 2020)

ps3 was pretty heavy haha the O.G PHAT ONE!

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Shadow1980 (on 23 October 2020)

The PS5 console by itself weighs in at just under 10 pounds, less than the original PS3, which is still the heaviest console to date.

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Moonhero (on 23 October 2020)

I can't wait!!

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Ryotsu (on 23 October 2020)

Ok

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OTBWY (on 23 October 2020)

Heavier than the OG PS3, or PS Triple. Which stands at 11Ibs, or 5kg.

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Heavenly_King (on 23 October 2020)

The PS5 console by itself weighs in at just under 10 pounds, less than the original PS3 (11lbs).

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Jumpinbeans (on 23 October 2020)

Thats basically what i have ordered......bar the PS5 where i have got for the digital model.

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