It's pretty obvious Sony has been a little confused in the past several months. No sugar coating it. It's apparent Sony was a little caught off guard and maybe shocked that MS went so hard on the power narrative. Sony probably very likely believed that MS would be insane to go all power instead of being more modest and pushing more for affordability and games and services. This is likely why Sony went modest on specs and just focused on the SSD in the PS5. Now it would seem Sony is confused and trying to get a grip on what they can do if anything to boost up the power levels in the PS5.
You can say well Sony is in first place they don't have to do anything. The reality is if you the champ and the king you don't get pushed around like this like Sony is currently. I mean even look at the tech conference Sony did two months ago with Cerney. They were like being cautious and not pushing a power narrative at all, and were basically like please don't ask questions about power, please pretty please lets bounce around and move on to hey look at our SSD.
Sony can't even finalize the PS5 build yet because it's obvious they are trying to OC the shit out of the PS5 now to try and make up any ground they can on the power front compared to the Series X.
If you think that Sony isn't perplexed these days and confused how to push forward your crazy. No question Sony got punked a bit and they have been reeling for months trying to figure out the best strategy on how to proceed knowing they are getting their ass handed to them in the power narrative.