At GamesCom Sony announced the September 1, 2009 release date of the PS3 Slim and its retail price of $299.99.
Here are the detailed tech specs:
Product name: PlayStation®3
Product code: CECH-2000A (Charcoal Black)
CPU: Cell Broadband Engine™
Audio output: LPCM 7.1ch, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS-HD, AAC.
Memory: 256MB XDR Main RAM, 256MB GDDR3 VRAM
Hard disk: 2.5 Serial ATA
Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) – 2
Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T) × 1
IEEE 802.11 b/g
Bluetooth® 2.0 (EDR)
Controller: Wireless Controller ?Bluetooth®?
AV output: Resolution 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p, 480i?(for PAL 576p, 576i)
HDMI OUT connector*3 – 1
AV MULTI OUT connector – 1
Digital out (optical) connector – 1
BD?DVD?CD drive (read only)
Maximum read rate:
BD × 2 (BD-ROM)
DVD × 8 (DVD-ROM)
CD × 24 (CD-ROM)
Power: AC 220 240, 50/60Hz*4
Power consumption: Approx. 250W
(excluding maximum projecting part )
Approx. 290 × 65 × 290 mm (width × height × length)
Mass: Approx. 3.2kg
PlayStation®3 system × 1
Wireless Controller (DUALSHOCK®3) × 1
AC power cord × 1
AV cable × 1
USB cable × 1
*1 Hard disk capacity calculated using base 10 mathematics (1 GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes). System software versions 1.10 and later calculate capacity using binary mathematics (1 GB = 1,073,741,824 bytes), which will display lower capacity and free space. A portion of hard disk capacity is reserved for system administration, which varies depending upon system software version, and is not available for use.
*2 Usability of all connected devices is not guaranteed.
*3 “Deep Colour” and “x.v.Colour (xvYCC)” defined by HDMI ver.1.3a are supported.
*4 Power changes depending on countries or regions.
*5 For certain regions, Euro-AV cable will be included.
Note: This product is not compatible with PlayStation®2 games.