Sony launches Super Slim PlayStation 3 Console

In addition to the new colors to the PS Vita Handheld device, Sony also announced an even slimmer and lighter PlayStation 3 that they have decided to call the Super Slim PlayStation 3. The company unveiled the new and lighter PS3 console at the Tokyo Game Show.

Super Slim PlayStation 3The new PlayStation 3 Console features a slimmer design with a rounded plastic encasing and wide-body appearance. The new console is 20 percent smaller and 25 percent lighter than the existing Slim model. The Super Slim model measures only 11.4-inches wide, 2.36 inches tall by 9.05 inches deep.

It is the first PlayStation 3 to abandon a disc-loading slot, instead the Super Slim PS3 will operate using a disc tray and it only comes with two front-facing USB ports and they also dropped the IR infrared port for remote control.

Super Slim PlayStation 3 - Front View
Sony plans to start selling the Super Slim PS3 in two separate bundles, with the first starting off on September 25 for $270 which includes a 250GB hard drive along with a copy of Uncharted 3 along with DLC for the game Dust 514.

The second bundle will be released on October 30th for the price of $300, and this bundled come with 500GB of hard drive storage and a copy of Assassin’s Creed III.

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