PS3 Super Slim
A true home theater isn't complete without an HD gaming system, and if you can only have one, the PS3 is the way to go. The big plus with the PS3 is Blu-ray, which still offers the best audio and video quality for a movie-loving dad. The PS3 is also quite the capable streamer on its own, supporting Netflix, Amazon Instant, Vudud, Hulu Plus and MLB.TV without requiring a yearly subscription like the Xbox 360.
- Overall score: 8.4 (4.0 stars)
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Starting at: $249.97
The good: The Super Slim PlayStation 3 shrinks a powerful gaming machine into an even tinier package while maintaining the same features as its predecessors: a great gaming library and a strong array of streaming services, including Netflix, Amazon, Vudu, and NFL Sunday Ticket.
The bad: It seems Sony isn't yet able to bring down the price of the PS3, even though some cost-cutting design choices have been made. The Super Slim PS3's odd sliding disc tray and glossy plastic encasing make it appear cheap. Also, a few annoyances like not including HD cables and the lack of an infrared IR port should have been resolved by now.
The bottom line: The latest PS3 slims down to its smallest size ever while retaining everything we like -- and a few things we don't -- about the PlayStation 3 gaming console.
May 5, 2013 10:10 PM PDT
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