Sony Announces Glacier White PlayStation 4 Slim For Europe, Japan and Asia


A brand-new glacier white PlayStation 4 slim has just been announced by Sony Interactive Entertainment.

Sony announced the news on the official SIE website and on the European PlayStation blog just now. The “glacier white” PS4 is the first color variation for the standard PS4 and will be made available in Europe, Japan, and Asia. In Europe, the Glacier White PlayStation 4 will be available from 24th January, while the new color will be available in Japan starting February 23. An Asian release date isn’t mentioned in Sony’s press release.

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Later this month you’ll have the option of an all-new colour variation of the smaller, slimmer and lighter new-look PS4 console.

The Glacier White PlayStation 4 will be available across the PAL region from 24th January, joining the original console colour version and comes with a 500GB HDD and an accompanying Glacier White Dualshock 4

The press release only mentions a 500GB version for Europe, while Japan will get a 1TB version as well. The white PS4 500GB slim will sell for €299/£259 in Europe. In Japan, the 500GB glacier white console will be available for 29,980Yen, while the 1TB version will sell for 34,980Yen.

< PlayStation®4 (CUH-2000 series)>

Product name PlayStation®4
Color Glacier White
Product code CUH-2000 series
MSRP*1 HDD 500GB: 29,980Yen / EU€299 / UK£259
HDD 1TB: 34,980Yen
Main Processor Single-chip custom processor
CPU: x86-64 AMD “Jaguar”, 8 cores
GPU: 1.84 TFLOPS, AMD Radeon™ based graphics engine
Memory GDDR5 8GB
Storage size*2 500GB, 1TB
External dimensions Approx. 265×39×288 mm (width × height × length)
(excludes largest projection)
Mass Approx. 2.1 kg
BD/ DVD drive
(read only)
BD × 6 CAV
Input/ Output Super-Speed USB (USB 3.1 Gen1) port × 2
AUX port × 1
Networking Ethernet(10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T)×1
IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Power AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power consumption Max. 165W
Operating Temperature 5 ºC – 35ºC
AV output HDMI™ out port (HDR output supported)

At the moment of writing, it’s unsure whether the glacier white PS4 console will also release in other regions, including the US. We will keep you updated in case we learn more.