PlayStation 3 Super Slim Announced

During their Tokyo Game Show press conference this morning, Sony announced a second redesign for their flagship platform. The CECH-4000, dubbed the Super Slim, sports an internal volume and weight cut of 20 and 25 percent, respectively.

You can find the find the PlayStation 3 Super Slim’s release dates, specifications, and product photos below.

North America

  • 500GB – $299 – October 30
  • 250B – $249 – September 25

Japan

  • 500GB – 29,800 yen – October 4
  • 250GB – 24,900 yen – October 4

Europe / PAL

  • 500GBB – 299 euros – September 28
  • 12GB Flash Memory – 229 euros – October 12

 

PlayStation 3 Super Slim Specs

Product code
CECH-4000series (Charcoal Black / Classic White)

CPU
Cell Broadband Engine™

GPU
RSX®

Audio output
LPCM 7.1ch, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS-HD, AAC.

Memory
256MB XDR Main RAM, 256MB GDDR3 VRAM

Storage size
CECH-4000A   : Flash Memory 12GB
CECH-4000B   : HDD 500GB*1

Inputs/Outputs
2 Hi-Speed USB
(USB 2.0)

Networking
Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T) × 1 IEEE 802.11 b/g
Bluetooth® 2.0 (EDR)

Controller
Wireless Controller(Bluetooth®)
AV output

Resolution
1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p, 480i (for PAL 576p, 576i)

HDMI OUT connector
1

AV MULTI OUT connector
1

Digital out (optical) connector
1

BD/DVD/CD
drive (read only)
Maximum read rate
BD × 2 (BD-ROM)
DVD × 8 (DVD-ROM)
CD × 24 (CD-ROM)

Power
AC 220 – 240, 50/60Hz*4
Power consumption Approx. 190W

External dimensions
(excluding maximum projecting part )
Approx. 290 × 60 × 230 mm (width × height × length)

Mass
Approx. 2.1kg

Included
PlayStation®3 system × 1
Wireless Controller (DUALSHOCK®3) × 1
AC power cord × 1
AV cable × 1
USB cable × 1