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250GB PS3s coming next month

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 16 Oct 2009 11:39 User comments (4)

250GB PS3s coming next month Beginning on November 3rd, Sony will begin offering slim PlayStation 3 units with 250GB HDDs, the largest drives available to date.
The hardware will be identical to the 120GB model, except of course, with a larger HDD, and a larger price tag.

The model will retail for $350 USD.

Sony recently noted that they had sold over 1 million PS3 units since September 1st, when the Slim was launched and all other models saw a $100 price cut.

"The PS3 platform is poised for a tremendous holiday season," added Scott Steinberg, VP of product marketing for Sony America. "The new 250GB PS3 provides consumers with another compelling hardware option and speaks to the growing consumer appetite for digital content from the PlayStation Network particularly high-definition content that showcases the power of the PS3 system."

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4 user comments

116.10.2009 14:45

Good job, Sony, for not charging more than the extra HD space is worth...or only offering it in a pricier bundle.

216.10.2009 16:34

Although this is great news for casual users. I still think they should promote the fact that is SUPER easy to swap the HDD in the PS3 on your own. I'd rather buy the basic PS3 and slap a 500gb HDD (like i already did) than buy a puny 250gb unit.

317.10.2009 0:59

Originally posted by jookycola:
Although this is great news for casual users. I still think they should promote the fact that is SUPER easy to swap the HDD in the PS3 on your own. I'd rather buy the basic PS3 and slap a 500gb HDD (like i already did) than buy a puny 250gb unit.

It doesn't matter HOW easy it is...a large number of end-users don't want to deal with upgrades.

422.10.2009 11:56

Quote:
Originally posted by jookycola:
Although this is great news for casual users. I still think they should promote the fact that is SUPER easy to swap the HDD in the PS3 on your own. I'd rather buy the basic PS3 and slap a 500gb HDD (like i already did) than buy a puny 250gb unit.

It doesn't matter HOW easy it is...a large number of end-users don't want to deal with upgrades.
i agree with that... i told my friend how easy it is to replace the hdd in the PS3, it's basically like changing batteries in a flashlight, but she still told me it's too complicated (i guess it's the firmware part).

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