Sony PS3 – Complete Home Entertainment Solution
Sony has been the preferred gaming console brand, the outright winner when it comes to delivering the best in digital gaming experience with its series of Play Station. The PS3 (also known as Play Station 3) was released in October 2012 and like most PS versions, it has been able to garner industry appreciation and cult following.
Note: Sony PS3 comes in 3 different variants in India - 12GB, 500GB & 1TB.
What makes the Play Station 3 special?
For starters, the Play Station 3 was ahead of its time. Just a handful of other options came close to delivering the Play Station-like fusion entertainment and engineering. Play Station 3 has its interesting specifications—it is built to be an entertainer but it also fulfills every thing you expect from a digitally progressive gadget. You get high definition picture quality, wider screen, and super slim built—essentials for the best in console gaming experience. The gaming console is light which makes it portable while its slim looks add to the sleek aesthetics. Keep your favorite pictures with you, enjoy music on the go, watch movies, and enjoy thrilling gaming environments with utter ease. The gaming console is bestowed with dynamic features such as motion-sensitive features, DUALSHOCK 3 wireless controllers, Sliding Top-Loading Disk Cover, Intuitive Control System and 500GB built-in storage space that is perhaps the next, obvious step in terms of performance if you happen to be a gaming enthusiast. Featuring wireless online connectivity, PS3 comes with easy access to timely updates, new games, and you can stream music and movies from an exhaustive selection.
Sneak Peek inside Play Station 3 Performance Dynamics
PS3 is the successor to PS2 which wasn’t technologically challenged in any way. However, Sony has set the standards for improving digital experiences that already enjoy customer loyalty. The PS3 is the result of this approach. Today, when the market seems to be flooded with similarly-themed options and some features that the PS3 does not have, it still scores in terms of being a bundled gaming and entertainment option. Sony’s Play Station comes fitted with 3.2 GHz Cell Broadband Engine™ CPU that adds to your gaming experience. This gaming console weighs approximately 2 kg and is built in a reasonably compact manner without being too space consuming—with dimensions of 290 mm × 60 mm × 230 mm, this is among the sleekest gaming consoles you will come across. You can also connect it with other devices through wireless controller Bluetooth and multiple communication technologies. Sony has continued its legacy of rendering superior gaming experience with the PS3.
Software & Hardware that Drives PS3
This gaming console features industry-best audio-video provisions. You get the best in visual display with HD resolution of 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p and 480i. Some other external but essential features of PS3 boost the fun factor by enabling user to do more with its AV Multi Output, Digital Output and HDMI Output. This gaming console by Sony supports audio outputs via LPCM 7.1 ch, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS-HD and AAC. The console features 256MB XDR Main RAM and 256MB GDDR3 VRAM that fuel its performance. PS3 is compatible with most of the standard communication technologies, including Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b/g, and Bluetooth 2.0 (EDR).
PS3 Fails to Age, the Legacy Carries On…
Design, features and performance are bundled to perfection in the PS3. It is as relevant today as it was in 2012. You can stream, play and watch your favorite movies with PlayStation 3 500GB without any performance snags. PS3 performs like an unbelievably entertaining streaming box. Usually, gaming consoles come with some streaming limitations but the PS3 is liberated in this context. You can easily your favorite games, from Uncharted to Infamous & Heavenly Sword without any performance glitches. Adding more to the entertainment exposure is the ease of access to Play Station Network where you can download additional features and themes without paying extra. PS3 comes loaded with built-in Blu-ray Disc and DVD player so that you can watch movies in HD display. PS3 comprises DLNA feature that allows you to stream music, photos and videos from a PC. Packing these features, PS3 qualifies as a complete home entertainment system. The console has been crafted with durable materials. Yes, the surface is slightly glossy but this adds to the overall appeal. You have matte finished areas too and the contrast works rather well. Nearly any PS3 worshipper will vouch for the fact that the Charcoal Black Color makes the console look handsome.
Sony PS3 Specifications
Console Dimensions (W/H/D)
Approx. 290 × 60 × 230 mm
Cell Broadband Engine™
Dolby Digital, Dolby TrueHD, LPCM 7.1ch, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS, AAC, DTS-HD.
256MB GDDR3 VRAM, 256MB XDR Main RAM,
BD/DVD/CD Driver (Read Only)
BD × 2 (BD-ROM) DVD × 8 (DVD-ROM) CD × 24 (CD-ROM)
Wireless Controller (Bluetooth)
Comes in 12GB, 500GB & 1TB SATA storage capacities
Inputs/Outputs & Communication Ports
Bluetooth 2.0 (EDR)
YES (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T) × 1
1080p, 720p, 1080i, 480i, 480p(for PAL 576p, 576i)
AV Multi Output