Xbox One (Import) spotted in Delhi for RS. 52,000

iLLGaming writer Sahil Arora takes a trip to Palika Bazaar, a hub for goods of the grey market, and spots Xbox One consoles on sale, which hasn't officially been launched in India.

He also finds out that owners of PS4 are discontent with their purchase due to heating issues and unexpected shutdowns.

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lifeisgamesok1284d ago

PS4 probably won't last very long due to the heat on those internal components

pyramidshead1284d ago

"...said lifeisgamesok, in desperate hope.".

johndoe112111283d ago

Guy writes an article, gives no names of stores he visited, no names of people he spoke to, no name of repair shop that is "supposedly" fixing all these broken ps4's and speaks about a major issue that (based on his article) appears to be happening to most of the ps4's in india that no one has heard about or complained about anywhere on the web and expects us to believe it. Sounds legit.

P.S. Can anyone help me use a code breaker to see if Sahil Arora is really code for albert penello?

xHeavYx1283d ago

Well, you can't disclose names of people with imaginary PS4s

ddkshah1283d ago

OK so this guy is basically trying to move $1000 Xbox ones with a few hundred dollars in profit so he is basically making up this story to move a very highly profitable product.

PS4's are officially available in India at a fair price of ~$600 while this guy is selling imported ones at $1000 with a huge profit margin. $500+$100 shipping so he is making a $400 profit. Ofc he's going to bs about the ps4 so he can sell the higher profit xb1. I'm Indian and let me tell u corruption is rampant and he prob isn't paying custom duties either.

vishmarx1283d ago

stupid article.
xb1 isnt officially duh.
ps4 released way back and is probably doing well(there was an article if im not wrong).even if the imaginary problem is real,they'll be replaced by sony officially
he's probably snuck in few xb1s from someplace outside his country and wants profit from fooling idiots

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christrules00411284d ago

In a computer people overclock there parts all the time. The GPU can be at 70°C-75°C and when it hits 80-85°C it is very high. For the CPU for gaming it goes to about 70°C but doing other non intensive stuff it drops to 40°C and seeing how it's 2 tablet CPUs it won't be going that high. Most chances it has to do with thermal paste, a deffective fan on the CPU or GPU or people let dust settle on the PS4 so it can't blow the hot air out. Still 0.4 percent of people having problems is very common. There is always deffective parts for one reason or another.

christrules00411284d ago

I meant the gpu can be at 70°C to 75°C and still be perfectly fine.

sevilha821283d ago

Lol,nice try bro...

My Ps4 is turn up all day and is not even warm.
0.4 % is nothing.
There´s always some issues from defective parts but rare and thanks to an awesome brand support easylly replacebable.

I had three xbox 360 that broke down in a space of 4 years and a fat ps from 2007 that still works to this day you really wanna go thay way??

Fanboys have a tendecy to forget.

PeaSFor1283d ago

He's not your guy, buddy.

frostypants1283d ago

He's not your buddy, chief.

Dissidia1283d ago

He's not your pal, sport.

SmielmaN1283d ago

I agree buddy. I still have my PS3 fat 60g and it works but it gets loud now.

I also leave my PS4 on for almost the entire time I'm awake and it makes zero noise and I have no issues. Just checked it and it's cool. Meh, maybe flame bait article? Don't forget to vote for the site if u like it or not.

Also, love the South Park references. As a massive SP fan, and a Canadian, if find it hilarious! My Ps4 is just fine buddy, I don't know what this article is talking aboot! Lol

BLuTheSecond1283d ago

"Fanboys have a tendecy to forget."
Yes they do. It wasn't until the PS3 that Sony was able to finally make a console that was somewhat stable. Even then my 2006 launch day 60GB BC PS3 died on me in 2011.

ExtoVert1283d ago


U ruined the pattern. ........continued》》

He's not ur sport, homie

DOMination-1283d ago

Of course if you're in rainy England then this is hardly a great problem but in india where its quite warm overheating will be more frequent

Master-H1283d ago

He's not your homie, matie.

solidt121283d ago

He's not your mate chap

sevilha821283d ago

THe reply was for lifeisgamesok.

But i liked how it turned out.
Nice chain reply people =)


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AngelicIceDiamond1283d ago (Edited 1283d ago )

"When I asked about the general performance of the consoles, the big picture I got was that people weren’t really happy with the PS4. “Don’t buy the PS4, it has heating issues, and sometimes it shuts down on its own while you’re playing a game."

I wanna know who these ppl are. Everyone that I know has no issues with heating issues on PS4. Nor have I read in such a thing.

Not to sweep it under the rug but these are a small minority it seems. Can't take their word on this.

I'll be weary of the supposed issue nonetheless.

Not to completely sweep this under the rug however.

But this rumor doesn't seem legit to me.

JohnPombrio1283d ago

A lot of people found that they would get the BLOD after the PS4 was running for a while. That was a BIG issue when the console first came out and Amazon reviews are still bitching about their PS4's freezing, stuttering, loud fans, and BLOD. I wish I had one to tear apart and do a thermal study of the console.

GentlemenRUs1283d ago

What overheating issues?

India can get very hot at times so blame that weather and not the console... Trolls pfft...

OrangePowerz1283d ago (Edited 1283d ago )

I would keep in mind that the bigger cities in India suffer from heavy air polution. That can impact ventilation, just look at PC venrs that of a PC that is in the same room as a smoker and you will see what that little polution alone can do. That combined with high external temperatures isn't good for devices.

KwietStorm1283d ago

lmao give it a rest man. life is just a game, ok?

Whiskeyjacked871283d ago

One bubble and still with the nonsensical comments. I learned when I lost a bubble. You are so ridiculously bitter it's silly. This article will help you sleep at night but the sales charts will turn your dreams to nightmares!

KingDadXVI1283d ago

I am not saying that these issues are real but the compact design of the PS4 and an internal power supply will most definitely create high temperatures and there have certainly been a small number of over heating complaints.

Here's a quote from an article that tested the heat externally with a FLIR camera. I will also provide the link.

"After 30 minutes of play, the top registers 45.5°C at its peak, while the bottom clocks in at 49.4°C. Finally, a measurement is taken of the vents, which come in at 61.6°C."

For those that are not familiar with the metric system 61.6°C equals 142.9°F. As a computer engineer I can tell you that having 61.6°C or 142.9°F as the air temperature for your exhaust is high. There are no ifs, ands, or buts about it. The link provides zero data on the temperature of the SOC or power supply. In all likelihood the cause for this high exhaust temp is the power supply.

The primary concern that I would have is more of a long term stability of the system. The SOC may not be hot on its own but its ability to shed heat is reduced by having a high internal air temperature. Couple that with high humidity and/or ambient room temperature you could have issues over extended periods.

It is really too early to tell if this will be a major issue as most of the thermal problems experienced would be cumulative.

No need to panic at this point.

Eddie201011283d ago Show
XabiDaChosenOne1283d ago

I love when trolls who try and come off as unbias finally collapse and give in when they realize their console of choice has a bleak future lol.

jessupj1283d ago (Edited 1283d ago )

Well I live in Australia and it's a blistering summer right now. I don't have air con either.

During my 2 week break I was playing my PS4 all day and well into the night.

Had no problems what so ever. I even went up to the console to feel it regularly and it was only just warm.

I think Sony designed an amazing product.

ground_beef1282d ago (Edited 1282d ago )

Retailers in 3rd world and corrupt countries lie all the time, I remember when I was going to buy a ps3 when it was newly released in Kuwait, the retailer was out of stock. Apparently he had Wii and xbox360 in stock. So I was about to walk out to go to another shop when he stopped me and tried to persuade me to buy a Wii, now cause I already know their tricks I refused. The thing is he was tryin to sell me a Wii not even a 360 cause at that time nobody was buyin Wii in Kuwait. He was pretty sure that 360 was easy to sell but not Wii.

He started making all these theories about how Wii is better than both, lool. I just told him that he should say this to a foreigner or tourist, but not to me. He just laughed and told me he's gonna notify me when the ps3 is in stock again. He even gave me a good offer at that time, as he finally drew the conclusion that am not a gullible foreigner who doesn't know how shit goes down. Happens all the time in these countries, and not just when it comes to gaming, it happens on all consumer products.

Why n4g chose to even post this I have no clue, but I think they don't know how it is in these countries, so they have their excuse I guess.

I have 2 friends with a ps4 and they have about 15-20 ps4 player friend lists, most from countries like India, Kuwait, Saudi, Egypt etc none of my friends or their friends on the list complain about ps4.

Anyways Xbox one is a great system, so is ps4 it's just about personal prefernce in the end.

(P.s even if the consoles were broken, all you have to do is contact Sony, they'll either fix it or give u a new one)

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XiSasukeUchiha1284d ago

Kind of sad that these heat problems only affects 0.4% of PS4 owners

imt5581283d ago

And you believe that guy Palika?