Hot on the heels of this morning's Kmart ad, Sony has officially unveiled the new, slim version of its PlayStation 3 console. According to Shacknews, there's only a single unit, and it has a $299 price tag and a 120GB hard drive. Sony has also dropped the prices of the old 80GB and 120GB consoles to $299 and $399, respectively.
Shacknews notes that the slim PS3 won't support different operating systems—so no Linux. In a separate report, Engadget adds that the new console won't support PlayStation 2 games. On the flip side, power consumption will go down from 280W to 250W, and the weight will drop from 11 lbs to 7 lbs.
Expect to get your hands on the slimmed-down PlayStation 3 in the first week of September.
|1. Hdfisise - $600||2. Ryszard - $503||3. Andrew Lauritzen - $502|
|4. the - $306||5. SomeOtherGeek - $300||6. Ryu Connor - $250|
|7. doubtful500 - $200||8. Anonymous Gerbil - $150||9. webkido13 - $135|
|10. cygnus1 - $126|
|Samsung docs detail Linux TRIM bug and fix||2|
|The Tech Report Podcast live stream returns tonight||4|
|Samsung Q2 earnings fall, mobile device sales disappoint||20|
|IDC: Worldwide tablet market continues to decline||28|
|Intel updates IGP drivers for Windows 10||58|
|GeForce GTX 980 Ti cards compared||20|
|G.Skill prepares for Skylake with 4GT/s DDR4 memory||28|
|Nvidia releases GeForce 353.62 drivers for Windows 10||22|
|Catalyst 15.7.1 drivers bring Win10 support||33|
|TL;DR: Annoying ads annoy users.||+34|