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Sony Playstation 3 Super Slim

alaTest has collected and analyzed 292 reviews of Sony Playstation 3 Super Slim. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Game Consoles for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and usability. The size and portability also get good feedback.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Game Consoles the Sony Playstation 3 Super Slim is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 user reviews of Sony Playstation 3 Super Slim from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Game Consoles on Comments about the design and game selection are overall positive. The usability and size are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed opinions about the portability.

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97% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony PS3 12GB Super Slim Console with additional Dualshock 3 Controller (PS3)Sony PS3 12GB Super Slim Console with additional Dualshock 3 Controller (PS3)

Mar, 2019

Expert review by : Dan Graziano (

Sony's older PS3 is still a contender


Sony unleashed the PlayStation 3 to the world in 2006. Over the next few years we would see the console go through a number of design changes, although hardware features have largely remained the same. It started with the original PS3 (now referred to...

The PlayStation 3 still offers palpable gaming and entertainment value, with a nearly unrivaled library of games, strong array of streaming services (including Netflix, Amazon, Hulu Plus, HBO Go and Vudu) and the fact that it doubles as a great...

Sliding-top disc door feels downmarket; no IR port limits universal remote compatibility; PS4 will pick up momentum in 2015 and beyond as it gains more exclusive next-gen titles

While it will begin to cede its position to the PS4 in 2015, the PlayStation 3 still delivers impressively strong value for gaming and video entertainment.

Nov, 2014

Product Specifications


Colour of product:Black / Blue / Red / White


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Built-in Display:N / No
Display diagonal:12.7
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:960 x 544
Second display: No
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Audio formats supported:AAC / AAC, MP3, MP4, WAV
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):N / Yes
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG, TIF
Main camera resolution:640 x 480
Number of built-in speakers:2
Second Camera: Yes
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p / 1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 960p / 1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 720p / 1080i, 1080p, 576i, 576p, 720p / 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
Video formats supported:H.264, MPEG4


Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, AVRCP, HSP
Bluetooth version:2.0 / 2.0+EDR / 2.1+EDR
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10, 100, 1000 / 10,100,1000
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3U / IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3U, IEEE 802.3ab
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi positioning: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35

Other features

Built-in Camera: Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC / AC, AV, USB
Game controllers included:Gamepad / Gamepad, Joystick / Motion controller
Games included:1 / Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, The Last of Us / Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag, The Last of Us / Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag / Beyond Two Souls / Book of Spells / Diablo III / Fifa 2013 / God of War 4 / God of War: Ascension / Gran Turismo 5 XL, Jak & Daxter HD Collection, Little Big Planet, All-Stars Battle Royale / Gran Turismo 5, Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception / Grand Theft Auto V / Invizimals : Le Royaume Perdu / Invizimals: L'Alleanza / Invizimals: The Lost Kingdom / Lego: Hobbit / Little Big Planet Essentials / Little Big Planet, Mod Nation, Ratchet & Clank / Little Big Planet, ModNation, Ratchet & Clank / LittleBigPlanet 3 / Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance / MotoGP 13 / MotorStorm: Pacific Rift, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, God of War III / Pro Evo Soccer 2014 / Sly Cooper / Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time / SuomiHelmet / Uncharted 3, Gran Turismo 5 / Watch Dogs / Wonderbook
Manual:Y / Yes
Number of gamepads included:1 / 2
Toy figure(s) included: Yes
User guide:Y / Yes
Video game included:N / No / Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Built-in processor:ARM Cortex-A9 / IBM Cell Broadband Engine
Electronic compass: Yes
Graphics adapter memory type:DDR3 / GDDR3
Graphics processor:RSX / SGX543MP4+
Gyroscope: Yes
Internal Memory:256 / 512
Internal memory type:XDR
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Parental control: Yes
Platform:PlayStation 3 / PlayStation Vita (PSVita)
Processor Model:ARM Cortex-A9 / IBM Cell Broadband Engine
Video memory:128 / 256

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Digital Audio Optical Out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
USB port: Yes
USB version:2.0
Video Out:1 / Yes


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:200-240 / 220-240
Battery Capacity:2210
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:220-240
Power consumption (typical):190 / 250
Power Supply:190


Built-In Hard Drive:No / Y / Yes
Built-in memory capacity:12
Built-In Optical Drive:No / Y / Yes
Card reader integrated:N / No / Yes
Compatible memory cards:PSVITA
Hard Drive Capacity:12 / 250 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA
Hard Drive Size:2.5 / 63.5
Internal storage capacity:12 / 250 / 500
Optical Drive Type:Blu-ray / Blu-Ray/DVD
Storage Media:HDD

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.86 / 23 / 290
Height :6 / 65 / 8.35
Weight:2.1 / 260 / 3200
Width:18.2 / 2.9 / 29 / 290