PlayStation 3 may not be something strange for the lovers of console games. Based on the gaming news, this brand series even has the larger customers and users recently. Actually, PS3 has some variants; they are PS3 Slim and PS3 Super Slim. However, it seems that PS3 Slim is no longer produced nowadays and there is only PS3 Super Slim. Sure, this latest series has some pros compared to the previous products from Sony PlayStation. For you who are interested to buy PlayStation 3, here are some matters that you may need to consider.
Just like the name, you may have imagined how it should look like. Yes, Sony PS3 is indeed slimmer and lighter than its previous series PS3. A good tiding is that it is lighter as well. It can be seen from the dimension of 11.4 inch for the length, 2.36 inch for the width, and 9.05 for the height. This is also really simple and compact to ease you more in term of carrying and storage. Besides, it cannot be simply matched as well as compatible with some electronic devices at home. So, when it is about the design, PS3 is definitely great. More than that, with its black matte color for both console and joystick, it looks stylish as well.
There are some great features offered in this newest series from Sony PlayStation 3. On the front part of console, there are two USB ports and there is also infrared left for the remote control connection. Meanwhile, there are also 802.11 b/ g Wi-Fi, BRAVIA Sync XMB control (CEC), Super Slim form factor, Dolby True HD and DTS Master Audio bit streaming and also the Dual Shock 3 Controller. To buy this series, you must acknowledge also that this series is offered in three main versions; they are 12 GB, 250 GB, and 500 GB. There is a brief history regarding these three versions. At the first time, the 12 GB version is only for European and Japanese market. Then, the rests are for other countries in Asia. However, it seems that all of them now can be bought all over the world.
PS3 is also capable enough to display the HDTV with Blu Ray, DVD, CD, and game for PlayStation 3 aside from the Blu-Ray film. For the processor, it is great enough for the application of Cell Microprocessor for the speed of 3.2 GHz. It is helpful for many ways mainly to prevent lagging during gaming. Then, for the RAM it has one with 256 MB of capacity with graphic produced magnificently by NVIDIA RSX Reality Synthesizer to enhance the resolution from 480 576i SD to 1080p or the HD quality image.
Pros and Cons
Pros : it applies the newest technology, the cell processor which is optimized for floating point operation, Cross Media Bar, and internet browser. Then, it is a sort of new console but capable to play games from the older series.
Cons : it cannot utilize the memory card and joystick from previous series of PlayStation.