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Sony PlayStation 3 Slim

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3517 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. Comments about the size and design are on the whole positive. The usability and price are also appreciated, but there are some mixed opinions about the reliability.

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 (amazon.co.uk)

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

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 747 user reviews of Sony PlayStation 3 Slim from Amazon.co.uk. 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.co.uk. Views about the size and design are generally positive. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably.

portability, price, usability, design, size

92% 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

Sep, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony PlayStation 3 Slim

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Sony PlayStation 3 Slim from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Game Consoles on Amazon.com.

94% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony STR-DE845 Surround Receiver (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Sony STR-DE845 Surround Receiver (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

Sep, 2018

GOOD GEAR GUIDE - EDITOR'S CHOICE

Expert review by : Matt Peckham (goodgearguide.com.au)

Sony PlayStation 3 Slim (120GB)

 

Sony's remodeled PlayStation 3 (120GB) dropped a couple of dress sizes and $200 off the price of its predecessor, the [[artnid:183285|original PlayStation 3|Review: Sony PlayStation 3]]. For $499, you can now have a first-class, BD-Live capable Blu-ray...

Smaller and lighter, quieter and more energy-efficient ;

Only two USB ports instead of four, still no backwards compatibility for PS2 games ;

As Blu-ray players go, the original PS3 was competitive at $700 — although some cheaper units did just as good a job. At $499 with a slimmer profile and lower power consumption, the PS3 Slim is arguably the one to beat. Factor in games,...

Sep, 2009

Expert review by : Matt Peckham (gamepro.com.au)

Sony PlayStation 3 Slim (120GB)

 

For $499, you can now have a first-class, BD-Live capable Blu-ray player with 1080p HDMI output, integrated Bluetooth and 802.11g, an upgradeable 120GB hard drive, Gigabit Ethernet, 7.1-channel Dolby Digital audio support, and Sony's monstrously...

Smaller and lighter, quieter and more energy-efficient

Only two USB ports instead of four, still no backwards compatibility for PS2 games

With its slicker body and reduced price point, the PlayStation 3 Slim is vastly more enticing than its costly predecessor. As Blu-ray players go, it's pretty hard to beat -- and that's before you even factor in the games. If Microsoft claims it's not...

Sep, 2004

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
Release date (DD/MM/YYYY):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 / 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 / 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
Headset included:Y
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 / 8192
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:165 / 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 / 288 / 29
Height :3.9 / 39 / 6 / 6.5 / 60
Weight:2.1 / 2100 / 3 / 3.2
Width:2.9 / 26 / 26.5 / 265 / 29