Slim IS In Fact Sexy!


The worst company on planet Earth in the “keeping secrets” department, Sony, finally made public it’s new hardware and corresponding pricing structure. The announcement came early today in Cologne, Germany at GamesCOM. The PlayStation3 Slim does indeed exist and will be available for purchase on September 1, 2009 for $249.99USD and £249.99.  Here are the preliminary specifications of the “Slim”:

  • Product Code: CECH-2000 (Charcoal Black)
  • CPU: Cell Broadband Engine
  • GPU: RSX
  • Audio output: 7.1CH LPCM, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS-HD, AAC.
  • Memory: 256MB XDR Main RAM, 256MB GDDR3 VRAM
  • Hard Drive: 120GB Serial ATA
  • Inputs / Outputs:
  • Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0): 2 Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0): 2
  • Network: Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T) x 1, IEEE 802.11 b / g, Bluetooth 2.0 (EDR)
  • Controller: Wireless controller (Bluetooth)
  • AV output HDMI OUT Connection: 1
  • AV output AV MULTI OUT connector: 1
  • AV output Digital out (optical) Connection: 1
  • BD / DVD / CD drive (read only) Maximum read rate: BD × 2 (BD-ROM), DVD × 8 (DVD-ROM), CD × 24 (CD-ROM)
  • Power Consumption: Approx 250W
  • Dimensions: approx 290 × 65 × 290 mm (width × height × length)
  • Weight: approx 3.2kg

It sould also be know that effective tomorrow, August 19th, existing PlayStation3 console bundles will each be discounted by $100.0o in the United States and current 80GB systems will clock in at the same price as the new Slim(£249.99). If you were one of those people who waited and waited to make a purchase, aren’t you looking to be smart right now?

[via ps3.qj.net]

6 comments on “Slim IS In Fact Sexy!

  1. I might have to buy one…… Once I’ve payed my broadband billabd bought a new telly

  2. I must be smart! However the only PS exclusive game i want is God of War 3. Sillly to buy a new system for one game, right?

  3. I hate “exclusive”s….

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