Sony PlayStation 3 Slim (120GB) comparison

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Sony PlayStation 3 Slim (120GB)

Sony PlayStation 3 Slim (120GB)
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Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim (250GB) Uncharted 3 Limited Edition Bundle

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Sony PlayStation 4

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Sony PlayStation 3 (60GB)

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Microsoft Xbox One

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Price $699 at 1 store $249 to $318 at 2 stores $391 to $599 at 5 stores $46 at 1 store $499 to $650 at 6 stores
CNET editors' rating
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.4 (4.0 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.5 (3.5 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
Average user rating 4.0 stars out of 178 reviews 2.5 stars out of 2 reviews 3.5 stars out of 34 reviews 3.5 stars out of 1202 reviews 3.5 stars out of 37 reviews
Release date August 18, 2009 September 25, 2012 November 15, 2013 November 19, 2006 November 22, 2013
The Bottom Line With a smaller design, more energy-efficient operation, lower price tag, and built-in Blu-ray and multimedia capabilities, the PS3 Slim delivers a compelling package for an affordable price. The latest PS3 slims down to its smallest size ever while retaining everything we like -- and a few things we don't -- about the PlayStation 3 gaming console. The PlayStation 4's beautiful graphics, blazing interface, near-perfect controller, and lower price give it a slight edge on the Xbox One -- for now. The high-end Sony PlayStation 3's larger hard drive and ability to play PS2 games makes it a worthwhile alternative to the cheaper model--so long as you're willing to wait several months for the more promising exclusive titles to hit store shelves. If backward compatibility is your top priority, this hard-to-find model may be worth the search. Its high price and imperfect voice control and TV integration keep the Xbox One short of must-have territory, but the inclusion of Titanfall for free (for new purchases) helps Microsoft's console hold the line against Sony's compelling PS4.

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Max resolution (external) [Jul 2, 2008 from CDS: Video Output] Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 1920 x 1080
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Video RAM installed Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 256 MB
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Processor type Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Cell
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Graphics Processor Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable NVIDIA RSX
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Media Type Info unavailable Info unavailable Blu-ray
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Blu-ray
RAM installed size 256 MB
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256 MB
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