What we like:
- 12 Month Warranty
- 25% Smaller, 20% Lighter
- Upgraded 500GB Hard Drive
- Hard Drive Caddy Included
Take yourself on a journey today with High Definition games, movies, music videos, catch-up TV and so much more.
Stunning HD and 3D Movies
Big Screen Magic
Blu-ray Disc films on PS3 give you incredibly sharp picture quality, bringing films to life in glorious High Definition. And keep an eye out for Blu-ray 3D movies, filmed in striking stereoscopic 3D for screen bursting family fun.
Free Online Gaming
Play the best games online for free, pick up a bargain at PlayStation Store and join gaming communities in your favourite games.
Amazing Cross-Platform Features
Connect your PS3 and PS Vita
TV tied up? Don’t worry – with a range of compatible PS3 games that you can play via your PS Vita your fun won’t stop when you’re out and about.
Trailers & Videos Playlist
Updatable system software
PS3 will evolve continuously with the system software updates, further improving the operability and enhancing the user experience available through the network. PS3 owners will be able to enjoy new features by simply updating the PS3 system software via the System Update function on the XMB.
Bravia Sync Feature
The new PS3 system is also equipped with the Bravia Sync feature. By connecting the new PS3 system and a Bravia TV with the HDMI cable, users are able to directly operate the XMB on PS3 using the TV remote control. Other functions include System Standby that will automatically turn off the PS3 system when the Bravia TV is turned off.
Cell Broadband Engine & RSX Graphics Processor Unit
As its digital soul, the Cell Broadband Engine represents the tour de force in parallel processing, which means gaming experiences beyond what you know today. Its built in Blu-ray Disc drive delivers a whole new generation in High Definition gaming and unmatched digital media storage. Whether it's Gaming, Blu-ray Disc Movies, Music or Online entertainment services - This is Living, with PlayStation 3.
Blu-ray Disc - Welcome to High Definition
Next generation entertainment needs a next generation format to store the vast amounts of data required to render High Definition game worlds and movies. Blu-ray Disc is that format - and it's fully supported by PlayStation 3. The huge amount of data storage offered by Blu-ray makes it ideal for High Definition. The ability to access more data means that game makers can embrace the demands of next generation development - ensuring that PlayStation 3 will cater for the most ambitious entertainment experiences in the years to come.
Connect Your PlayStation 3 to a High Definition TV & Enjoy Your Games, Movies & Photos in Amazing Detail
Create a perfect partnership by connecting PS3 to an HDTV. Scenes are rendered in amazing detail, all the way up to the best resolution that today's technology can offer - 1080p. Seeing your entertainment in this kind of detail transports you to the scene of a movie, and makes games feel far more immediate and realistic. What's more, High Definition means you can show your digital photos off on an impressive flat screen display - which is quick and easy with PS3.
Free to access for all PlayStation 3 owners, PlayStation Network brings a wealth of connected entertainment to your living room.
When you sign up for free access to PlayStation Network (broadband required), you gain access to a wealth of services that really add to your PS3 experience. Feeling sociable? Try playing your favourite game online - at no additional cost - or chat with your friends via text or voice.
If you're after something new, browse PlayStation Store - your gateway to full games, demos of forthcoming blockbusters, and all kinds of HD trailers and game add-ons. Or sit back and surf the Internet from your sofa via the built-in browser.
PlayStation has always been home to great games from the world's most skilled game developers - and the story is no different with PS3. What has changed is the sheer potential that such a powerful system brings.
Connectivity - PlayStation 3 and PSP play well together!
Remote Play enables digital content to be shared between PlayStation 3 and PSP wirelessly. You can access PS3 Home Menu options and files saved on the Hard Disk Drive remotely, everything from games and movies to music and the Internet. Preparing the PlayStation 3 and PSP to work with each other is straightforward. Within a matter of minutes, you'll be able to use your PSP to access content on a PlayStation 3 system using both devices' in-built Wireless functionality.
PlayStation 3 500GB Hard Drive Installation
1. Press the power button to turn off the system.
The power indicator turns solid red and the system enters standby mode.
2. Unplug the AC power cord, and then disconnect the other cables from the system.
For safety reasons, remove the plug for the power cord from the electrical outlet, and then detach the other cables.
3. Remove the hard disk drive.
Remove the HDD cover and gently pull the handle to remove the HDD.
4. Install the new hard disk drive.
Place the HDD in the new mounting bracket, open the HDD bay cover and insert the HDD into your PS3. You should refer to the installation steps in the instruction manual supplied with the hard disk drive or mounting bracket for full details.
5. Reinstall the system software.
After the hard disk has been replaced, the system software must be reinstalled.
- The hard disk is a sensitive piece of equipment and should be handled with care at all times. To help prevent software or data loss or corruption, or damage to the hard disk, carefully follow the precautions listed below.
- Do not throw or drop the system or hard disk, or otherwise expose either device to strong vibrations or strong physical impact.
- Do not allow liquid or small particles to get into the system or hard disk.
- Do not touch the connectors or insert foreign objects into the connectors.
- Do not place the system or hard disk close to magnetic fields such as those produced by magnets or loudspeakers. Also, do not place devices that may be sensitive to magnetic forces (such as a wrist watch or a credit card) near the hard disk.
- Do not put heavy objects on the hard disk.
- When handling the hard disk, hold it only by the edges or metal frame.
- The hard disk is sensitive to static electricity. Ensure that proper handling methods are used when installing the hard disk.
- Store in a cool, dry location.
- Images may vary depending on the model or the software version in use.
In the Box:
- 1 x PlayStation®3 System
- 1 x Wireless Controller (DUALSHOCK®3)
- 1 x AC power Cord
- 1 x AV cable
- 1 x USB cable
|Product Type||PS3 Console|
|Packaged Weight||4 Kg|
|Model||PS3 (New Look)|
*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.