Sony has officially announced the new PlayStation 3 Super Slim Model at the pre-TGS press conference in Tokyo. The new model will have a complete redesign internal architecture, it will be less than half the size of the original 60GB model, and 20 - 25% smaller than the current model. There will be a new sliding disc cover. In Japan and North America, both 250GB and 500GB models will be available; in Europe, a 12GB Flash memory and 500GB model will be available. The system will be available in Charcoal Black and Classic White.
- Japan - 250GB for 24900 yen, Oct 4
- Japan - 500GB for 29800 yen, Oct 4
- North America - 250GB for $249, Sep 25
- North America - 500GB for $299, Oct 30
- Europe - 500GB for €299, Sep 28
- Europe - 12GB Flash Memory for €229, Oct 12