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Officially called PS3 CECH-2000 or most commonly known as PS3 slim which was released back in August 2009 at the Sony Gamescom press conference, this model of the PS3 makes waves for its upgradable 120GB hard drive, thirty-three percent smaller and lighter in size compared to its predecessors plus its power-saving capability is probably one of the strongest attraction of this gadget over its competitors—Nintendo’s Wii and Microsoft’s Xbox 360.
Aside from the earth-friendly power consumption feature it has, PS3 also boasts its Blu-ray capabilities and free online gaming service along with a consumer-friendly price. PS3 slim deals have been all over the place due to its marketability despite its highly criticized exterior design switching from the “Spider-Man font” PLAYSTATION 3 to the classic PlayStation 3 with “PS3” on the console and a logo redesign.
Amazon.com, Best Buy, and GameStop however jumped into the craze selling PS3 slim on August 25, 2009 whereas at present-day, you can actually find the cheapest PS3 250gb bundle online through http://ps3.uk.net/ps3-bundles showcasing the 250GB PS3 slim which was first introduced in Tokyo along side a nifty Final Fantasy XIII-theme in white and pink color variations and designs whereas dark color lovers can also enjoy the gadget’s Charcoal Black tint which happens to be a crowd favorite.