New photos of the DualSense controller for PS5 have appeared via the short message service Twitter. The user "Galaxy666" shows the new PlayStation 5 gamepad from all perspectives – and even confirms details about the battery. According to the report, a battery with a capacity of 1,560 mAh is built into the DualSense controller. For comparison: The current DualShock 4 for PS4 has a 1,000 mAh battery. Previously there were reports that the battery life of the new PS5 controller should be longer than that of the PS4 pads. Sony's new console is slated to hit the market in late 2020.
Sony had already presented the DualSense controller for PS5 in detail. The company is still hiding specific information about the battery. These seem to have now reached the public via the "Galaxy666" Twitter channel. The user, who apparently works for an accessories company, not only shows new photos of the PlayStation 5 gamdepad in his profile, but also confirms information about the built-in battery. The battery integrated in the DualSense has a capacity of 1,560 mAh. This would make the battery stronger than that of the Dualshock 4 controller for PS4: Sony is currently installing a 1,000 mAh battery (800 mAh in earlier models).
The information corresponds to previous rumors about the battery of the DualSense controller for PlayStation 5. Already at the beginning of August there were reports that the battery life of the new gamepad should be around three to four hours longer than that of the PS4 controller. After a full load, PlayStation 5 (buy now) thus game sessions of up to ten or eleven hours are possible before the controller battery has to be supplied with power again. Sony had already indicated that a larger battery is installed in the DualSense than in the DualShock 4.
However, the publisher has not yet provided any specific information. How long the battery can hold out on a single charge will only show the tests on the PlayStation 5 – the new console is due to appear at the end of 2020. Further details could follow at the end of August or beginning of September: According to current rumors, Sony is planning another event during this period at which details on the price and release date of the PS5 could be revealed.
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