- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 19, 2012

CONSOLE UPDATE: Sony Corp. is introducing a smaller, slimmer and lighter version of the PlayStation 3 in time for the holiday shopping season. The global rollout starts Sept. 25 in North America.

CONTEXT: The Japanese electronics giant is struggling as its other businesses suffer from competition with Apple Inc.’s iPhone and cheaper Asian rivals. The company is banking on games to help steer a turnaround.

DETAILS: The new PlayStation 3 is half the size of the original model, introduced in 2006. It also offers more hard-drive memory. Prices start at $269 in North America.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide