|Product||Sony PlayStation 3 (80GB)||Sony PlayStation 3 Slim (120GB)||Sony PlayStation 3 (60GB)||Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim Uncharted 3 Limited Edition Bundle (250GB)||Microsoft Xbox 360 S (250GB)|
|Price||$395.00||$299.00 to $450.00||Pricing is currently unavailable.||$269.96 to $290.40||$245.00 to $329.99|
|CNET editors' rating||4 stars||4 stars||4 stars||4 stars||4 stars|
|Average user rating||4 stars||4 stars||3.5 stars||0 stars||3.5 stars|
|Release date||August 1, 2008||Info unavailable||November 19, 2006||September 25, 2012||June 23, 2010|
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Even though PS2 backward compatibility has been dropped from this version, the 80GB PS3 is still a superb Blu-ray player and high-definition game console.
With a smaller design, more energy-efficient operation, lower price tag, and built-in Blu-ray and multimedia capabilities, the PS3 Slim delivers a compelling package for an affordable price.
The high-end Sony PlayStation 3's larger hard drive and ability to play PS2 games makes it a worthwhile alternative to the cheaper model--so long as you're willing to wait several months for the more promising exclusive titles to hit store shelves. If backward compatibility is your top priority, this hard-to-find model may be worth the search.
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.
Though the new Xbox 360 certainly addresses most of the concerns we've had with the versions before it, we don't think it warrants a purchase if you already own an Xbox 360 in working order with an HDMI-out port and a hard drive.
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