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Sony PlayStation 3 (late 2012)

from  $295.98+

    Sony PlayStation 3 (late 2012)

    from  $295.98+
    from  $295.98+
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    76 Engadget Score
    A good product that falls short of greatness.
    76

    A good product that falls short of greatness.

    How we score

    The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

    Engadget Review

    The newest PlayStation 3 is a step down from its predecessor, with a higher price, illogically placed disc tray and a glossy, fingerprint-prone finish.

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    Pros
    • Half the weight of the original PS3Extremely quiet
    Cons
    • More expensive than previous modelTop-loading disc trayGlossy exterior attracts dust, fingerprints

    Reviews

    77
     
    Average Critic Score
    Critic Reviews 9
    88
     
    Average User Score
    User Reviews 17
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    Specs

    Key Specs

    Game format
    Optical, Downloadable
    Online features
    Multiplayer, Voice chat, Video chat, Store, Browser
    Drive capacity
    2501
    Controller type
    Wired, Wireless
    Motion controls
    Yes
    Video outputs
    Hdmi, Composite

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    76 Engadget Score
    A good product that falls short of greatness.
    76

    A good product that falls short of greatness.

    How we score

    The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

    Scores

    Engadget

    76
     

    User Reviews

    90
    Ryudo
    The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
    100
    UChoudhari
    A gadget unicorn - Engadget
    100
    hc32king
    Great.
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