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Sony PlayStation 3 Slim

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3760 reviews of Sony PlayStation 3 Slim. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Game Consoles for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and design. The usability and price are also appreciated.

portability, price, usability, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Game Consoles the Sony PlayStation 3 Slim is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony PlayStation 3 Slim

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 818 user reviews of Sony PlayStation 3 Slim from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Game Consoles on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the size and design. The usability and price are also appreciated.

portability, price, usability, design, size

93% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony PlayStation 3 160GB Slim Console with DualShock Wireless ControllerSony PlayStation 3 160GB Slim Console with DualShock Wireless Controller

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony PlayStation 3 Slim

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 116 user reviews of Sony PlayStation 3 Slim from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Game Consoles on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and design. The usability and portability are also appreciated, whereas there are some mixed comments about the size.

price, portability, usability, design, reliability

90% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony PlayStation 3 'Slim Edition' (PS3 Slim) AC Power Adapter Cord [Bulk Packed]Sony PlayStation 3 'Slim Edition' (PS3 Slim) AC Power Adapter Cord [Bulk Packed]

Aug, 2017

Expert review by: (getfrank.co.nz)

PS3 Slim Review

 

Having never quite grown out of those days of playing Street Fighter down at the local fish and Chip shop, I've developed into a bit of a gamer over the years. Coupled with my love of new technology, I occasionally find myself scoping out a...

Sep, 2009

Expert review by: Matt Peckham (pcworld.co.nz)

Sony Playstation 3 Slim

 

Sony's remodelled PlayStation 3 (120GB) dropped a couple of dress sizes and over $100 off the price of its predecessor, the original PlayStation 3. For $630, you can now have a first-class, BD-Live-capable Blu-ray player with 1080p HDMI output,...

The PS3 (120GB) - aka the PlayStation 3 Slim - weighs 3.2kg and measures 290 x 65 x 290mm. Those specs indicate that the new model is roughly 33% smaller and 36% lighter than the original; but because it's a hair deeper, it will continue to occupy...

Consumer review by: (mightyape.co.nz)

Look OK at first glance, but...."

 

This new console will be great for first time PS3 buyers but pretty much awaste of time if you already own a PS3. Looks OK at first glance, but… The smaller size is great but the top loading disc drive negates anyadvantage of the consoles new smaller...

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: (mightyape.co.nz)

Excellent idea!"

 

I've always had a weak spot for Top Loaders. Less moving parts and morereliable than slot loading. Ps3 is already a great console, this will be on my Christmas list for sure!

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: (mightyape.co.nz)

Not really any point but will be good"

 

There's not much point in this PS3 model. Its almost the exact same as theslim but just smaller (which isn't an issue to most people). But it looks niceand its great that its available in 500gb. Sony is probably trying to milk thePS3 before they...

Sep, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio Output

Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Design

Colour of product:Beige / Black / Blue / Red / Silver / White

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:27.4cm/29cm
Height:6.5cm/9.8cm
Weight:3.2kg/5kg
Width:29cm/32.4cm/32.5cm

Display

Built-in Display:N / No

Features

Developer:Ubisoft Montreal / Zipper Interactive
ESRB Rating:M (Mature)
Genre :Action / Adventure / Shooter
Language version:ENG, ESP
Multiplayer mode: Yes
Multiplayer mode type:Online
PEGI Rating:16 / 18
Platform:PlayStation 3 / PlayStation Vita
Publisher:SCEE / UbiSoft
Release Date:7/03/2012

Game

Elements:Action - first person shooter/Racing / driving - GT/street
ESRB Rating:Everyone (6+)/Mature (17+)
Max Number of Players:4
Online Play:Built-in
PEGI Content Descriptors:Violence
PEGI Rating:18/3
PEGI Rating Exception:Portugal 4+
USK Rating:Keine Jugendfreigabe gem

Game Console

Colour Support:Colour
HDD Capacity:120GB/40GB/60GB/80GB
Name:Sony PlayStation 3
Type:Game console

Header

Compatibility:Game console
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:3/3 Slim/3 Starter Pack/7/Fall of Man
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Resistance/Ridge Racer/Sony PlayStation

Input Device

Connectivity Technology:Wireless
Type:Game pad

Miscellaneous

Colour:Black/Charcoal black
Package Type:Retail

Multimedia

3D: Yes
Audio formats supported:AAC
Built-in speaker(s): No
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p / 1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 960p / 1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 720i, 720p / 1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 720p / 1080i, 1080p, 480i, 576i, 576p, 720p / 1080i, 1080p, 576i, 576p, 720i, 720p / 1080i, 1080p, 576i, 576p, 720p / 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p

Networking

Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0 / 2.0+EDR / 4.0 LE
Ethernet LAN:No / Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10, 100, 1000 / 10,100,1000
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3ad / IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3U / IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3U, IEEE 802.3ab
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Other features

Battery Capacity:610
Built-in Camera:No / Yes
Energy Star certified: Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Power requirements:100 - 240V, 50/60Hz / 220 - 240V, 50/60Hz

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:No / Y / Yes
Cables included:AC / AC, AV, USB / AV, USB
Game controllers included:Gamepad / Joystick
Games included:1 / 12 / 2 / 3 / Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag / Destiny / Fifa 2013 / FIFA World Cup / FIFA World Cup 2014 / Gran Turismo 5 / Gran Turismo 5, Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception / Gran Turismo 6 / Gran Turismo 6, Grand Theft Auto V / Gran Turismo 6, The Last of Us / MotorStorm: Pacific Rift, Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time / Need For Speed: Shift / PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale / Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 / Rachet & Clank: Q-Force, ModNation Racers, Little Big Planet, MotoStorm / Singstar: Ultimate Party / Skylanders Giants / Skylanders Giants Starter Pack / Sport Champions 2 / Sports Champions / The Last of Us / UFC Undisputed 2010 / Watch Dogs / Wonderbook / Wonderbook: Book Of Spells
Manual:Y / Yes
Number of gamepads included:1 / 2
Toy figure(s) included: Yes
User guide:No / Y / Yes
Video game included:N / No / Y / Yes

Performance

Built-in processor:IBM Cell Broadband Engine / RSX
Graphics adapter memory type:DDR3 / GDDR3 / GDDR5
Graphics processor:AMD Radeon / RSX
Internal Memory:256 / 8
Internal memory type:GDDR5 / XDR
Number of controllers supported (max):2 / 4
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Parental control: Yes
Platform:PlayStation 3 / Playstation 4
Processor Model:AMD Jaguar / IBM Cell Broadband Engine / RSX
Video memory:256

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in:Y / Yes
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
Digital Audio Optical Out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Microphone in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
Video Out:1 / Y / Yes

Power

AC input frequency:50/60 / 60
AC input voltage:100-240 / 200-240 / 220-240
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:220-240
Power consumption (typical):190 / 250
Power Supply:190 / 250

RAM

Installed Size:256MB

Software

Category:Games
Licence Category:Shrinkwrap
License Pricing:Standard
License Qty:1 user
License Type:Complete package
Subcategory:Games - Action/Games - racing / driving
Type:Sony PlayStation 3

Storage

Built-In Hard Drive:N / No / Y / Yes
Built-in memory capacity:12
Built-In Optical Drive:Y / Yes
Card reader integrated:N / No / Yes
Hard Drive Capacity:12 / 120 / 160 / 250 / 320 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Internal storage capacity:12 / 120 / 160 / 250 / 320 / 500
Optical Drive Type:Blu-ray / Blu-Ray/DVD
Storage Media:HDD

Technical Details

Dimensions (WxDxH):290 x 230 x 60

Video Memory

Installed Size:256MB

Video Output

Max Resolution (external):1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:23 / 230 / 28.8 / 29
Height :3.9 / 6 / 6.5 / 60
Weight:2.1 / 2100 / 3 / 3.2
Width:2.9 / 26 / 26.5 / 29