The PlayStation Portal OS source code was shared online today, and it has actually exposed extra info on the CPU that powers the portable system.
In compliance with suitable open-source software application licenses, Sony launched the source code for variations 1.00, 1.01, and 2.0.0 of the OS that powers the console. Along with opening some possibilities for modding the system, the source code likewise exposed some details on the Portal's CPU, which is obviously the Snapdragon 680, as highlighted by @emuonpsp on X/Twitter. This, nevertheless, appears to contravene the details from recently's teardown, which recommended the CPU that powers the system was the Snapdragon 662, so it is not yet clear if the chip is certainly the 680 or if it is identified improperly in the firmware, although the memory type utilized recommends the console is undoubtedly powered by the 680.
ソース見てるとHARDWARE_INFO_VERSIONで"SM6225"がdefineされてるけど 、 SM6225=SnapDragon 680すね 。
分解検証動画だと違うCPUだった気がするけど 、 単に流用してるだけなのか 、 名前が単に一緒なだけか ...? pic.twitter.com/v5m7vi7uk5
-- emuonpsp (@emuonpsp) November 19, 2023
It appears that SD680 utilizes LPDDR4X @ 4266MHz( like because teardown video).
SD662 does not.-- Andrew K. (@mr_krainz) November 19, 2023
The PlayStation Portal is now readily available in choose areas. You can discover more about the Remote Play-focused portable launched this month by taking a look at Kai's evaluation.
The PlayStation Portal isn't rather the portable follower that gamers have actually been requesting for from Sony considering that the decrease of the PlayStation Vita. That being stated, the PlayStation Portal does one task and does it exceptionally well. It may not transform the remote play experience, however for those depending on controller clips to install a phone to the top of a DualSense controller or third-party controllers that utilize a mobile phone as the screen, a main Sony item simply makes good sense for a merged option. It may not change those Backbone controllers and other gadgets that gamers may have in their home, however the PlayStation Portal may end up being the controller that gamers begin grabbing initially.