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Sony PlayStation 3 (late 2012)

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

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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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.

Pros
  • Half the weight of the original PS3Extremely quiet
Cons
  • More expensive than previous modelTop-loading disc trayGlossy exterior attracts dust, fingerprints
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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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77
Average Critic Score

Game library

75
 

Graphics

80
 

Controller(s)

80
 

Design and form factor

60
 

Other features (media, online, etc.)

83
 

Noise

77
 

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