49points

Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim 250GB

81points

Sony PlayStation 4 Slim

Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
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42 facts in comparison

Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim 250GB vs Sony PlayStation 4 Slim

Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim 250GB
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim

Why is Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim 250GB better than Sony PlayStation 4 Slim?

  • Has an external memory slot
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  • 57mm thinner
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    230mmvs287mm
  • 18g lighter controller
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    192gvs210g

Why is Sony PlayStation 4 Slim better than Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim 250GB?

  • 444 more available games
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    1216vs772
  • 4x faster CPU speed
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    8 x 1.6GHzvs1 x 3.2GHz
  • 0.04 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance
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    1.84 TFLOPSvs1.8 TFLOPS
  • 7.75GB more RAM memory
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    8GBvs0.25GB
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • 65 more exclusive games
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    73vs8
  • Can connect to an external drive
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  • Has voice commands
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Price comparison

Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim 250GB

Buy used:

$149.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim 250GB AmazonSony Playstation 3 160GB System (Renewed...Sony Playstation 3 160GB System (Renewed)
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$279.99

Sony PlayStation 4 Slim

Buy used:

$385.00

ProductStorePrice
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim AmazonPlaystation Sony 4, 500GB Slim System [C...Playstation Sony 4, 500GB Slim System [CUH-2215AB01], Black, 3003347 (Renewed)
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$469.00

Performance

1.CPU speed

1 x 3.2GHz

8 x 1.6GHz

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
2.floating-point performance

1.8 TFLOPS

1.84 TFLOPS

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
3.RAM

0.25GB

8GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
4.Can connect to an external drive
Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim 250GB
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
You can easily connect an external hard drive via USB if you need more space.
5.internal storage

250GB

500GB

The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.

General info

1.Hard drive is replaceable
Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim 250GB
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
The internal hard drive can be replaced by the user, for example if you wish to upgrade to a larger storage capacity.
2.Is region free
Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim 250GB
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
Region free devices allow you to play games from different continents. This enables you to collect a larger game library, and you could play games before they are released in your region.
3.thickness

230mm

287mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
4.width

290mm

264.1mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.Has an internal power supply
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Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
Devices with an internal power supply are desirable as they don't require a large external "power brick" on the cable. It’s more aesthetically pleasing and an advantage if you have limited space.
6.height

60mm

38.1mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Connectivity

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim 250GB
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.supports Wi-Fi
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Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.is DLNA-certified
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Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
All DLNA-certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
4.has an external memory slot
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Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
5.USB ports

2

3

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.

Features

1.number of games

772

1216

Consoles which have more games offer more choice to the user. It is also an indicator of how popular a console is.
2.number of exclusive games

8

73

Exclusive games are only available to that game console producer.
3.has voice commands
Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim 250GB
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
4.Streaming without subscription
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Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
You can access big name video streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu Plus, without a subscription to the console’s manufacturer.
5.Can play games while they download
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Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
This means you don’t have to wait for the entire game to download first, as the later stages of the game download while you are playing.
6.number of channels of sound output

5.1

7.1

The more channels of sound, the more realistic the experience becomes.

Controllers

1.number of analog sticks

2

2

The more analog sticks, the more complex the input can be.
2.has an integrated touchpad
Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim 250GB
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
With a touchpad, users can control the device by moving their finger on a touch-sensitive surface.
3.Compatible with a motion-sensing controller(s)
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Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
A motion controller is a type of game controller that utilizes sensors (such as accelerometers, gyroscopes, and other types of sensors) to track motion and provide input.
4.Has a wireless controller
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Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
The device controllers connect to the console wirelessly, allowing for a tangle free gaming experience.
5.Has dual force feedback
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Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
With dual force feedback the controller has realistic vibrations, allowing you to feel the direction from which the impact is coming.
6.controller weight

192g

210g

A lighter controller puts less strain on the hands while playing.

Price comparison

Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim 250GB

Buy used:

$149.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim 250GB AmazonSony Playstation 3 160GB System (Renewed...Sony Playstation 3 160GB System (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$279.99

Sony PlayStation 4 Slim

Buy used:

$385.00

ProductStorePrice
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim AmazonPlaystation Sony 4, 500GB Slim System [C...Playstation Sony 4, 500GB Slim System [CUH-2215AB01], Black, 3003347 (Renewed)
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$469.00

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