Sony PlayStation 3 Slim (160GB) comparison

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Sony PlayStation 3 Slim (160GB)

Sony PlayStation 3 Slim (160GB)
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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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Price $324 at 1 store $499 at 1 store $279 to $292 at 2 stores $409 to $1,200 at 2 stores
CNET editors' rating
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
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)
Average user rating 4.0 stars out of 36 reviews 4.0 stars out of 178 reviews 3.5 stars out of 36 reviews 2.5 stars out of 2 reviews 3.5 stars out of 34 reviews
Release date September 08, 2010 August 18, 2009 September 05, 2008 September 25, 2012 November 15, 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. 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. Even though PS2 backward compatibility has been dropped from this version, the 80GB PS3 is still a superb Blu-ray player and high-definition game console. 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.

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