Sony PlayStation 2 Slim comparison

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Sony PlayStation 2 Slim

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

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Microsoft Xbox One

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Price $129 to $138 at 2 stores $409 to $513 at 2 stores $309 at 1 store $499 to $749 at 5 stores
CNET editors' rating
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.7 (3.5 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.5 (3.5 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.4 (4.0 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
Average user rating 3.5 stars out of 157 reviews 3.0 stars out of 85 reviews 3.5 stars out of 34 reviews 2.5 stars out of 2 reviews 3.5 stars out of 37 reviews
Release date November 01, 2004 January 24, 2003 November 15, 2013 September 25, 2012 November 22, 2013
The Bottom Line Sony's slimmed-down, network-ready PS2 is a welcome update to the world's most popular video game console. The elder statesman of next generation consoles, the PlayStation 2 has the luxury of a year's head start and many solid games. 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 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. 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.

Basic specs

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Max resolution (external) [Jul 2, 2008 from CDS: Video Output] 1280 x 1024
1280 x 1024
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Video RAM installed 4 MB
4 MB
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Service & support type 1 year warranty
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Processor type Emotion Engine
Emotion Engine
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Media Type DVD
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RAM installed size 32 MB
32 MB
8 GB
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