Post by blaazeofury on May 21, 2007 12:07:00 GMT 6
According to a Korean PLAYSTATION 3 website, a new 80GB HDD SKU is being released on June 16, 2007. The new SKU will be released without the Emotion Engine, which is used to help emulate PS2 and PS1 games. The new SKU will be sold for 518,000 Won, which is about $573 US with tax. No information on whether or not the SKU is going to be released elsewhere.
Here are the Specs as is on site;
한국 발매 PLAYSTATION®3 Product Specification Product Name PLAYSTATION®3 CPU Cell Broadband Engine™ GPU GPU RSX® Audio Dolby Digital 5.1ch, DTS 5.1ch, LPCM 7.1ch, AAC, etc*1,*2 Memory 256MB XDR Main RAM, 256MB GDDR3 VRAM Hard Disk 2.5" Serial ATA - 80GB Inputs/Outputs*3 USB High-Speed USB 2.0 x 4 MemoryStick™ Slot Supports standard/Duo size, MagicGate™, Memory Stick PRO™ and high speed data transmission SD MemoryCard Slot Copyright-protection function is not supported CF Slot (Type I, II), Microdrive Networking Ethernet 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX,1000BASE-T × 1 Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g Bluetooth Bluetooth 2.0（EDR） Controller Wireless Controller (Bluetooth™） AV Output Resolution 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p, 480i HDMI × 1*4 AV Multi output × 1 Optical Connecter × 1 BD/DVD/CD Drive maximum read rates BD x 2 (BD-ROM), DVD x 8 (DVD-ROM) CD x 24 (CD-ROM) Dimensions (excluding maximum projecting part) Approximately 325(W) × 98(H) × 274 mm(D) Weight Approximately 5 kg *1. HDMI
Post by blaazeofury on May 21, 2007 13:16:19 GMT 6
^^ Even that doesnt make much sense right? i mean..they should've waited, made some more upgardes and released it as a variant....replacing the 60GB model with the 80GB, at the same price point will only piss off early adopters of the PS3 IMO...