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(PlayStation 3) A video game console from Sony that was introduced in late 2006. Containing a high-definition Blu-ray drive that also reads DVDs, CDs and SACD discs, the PS3 uses the Cell processor, which is considerably more powerful than the CPU in the PlayStation 2 (PS2). Sporting a chrome trim, the Premium model includes Wi-Fi and flash card readers. See PlayStation, PS2, PS4, video game console, Cell chip and Xbox.


The PlayStation 3
Introduced a decade after the first PlayStation, the PS3 was the first game console to include a Blu-ray drive. (Image courtesy of Sony Computer Entertainment.)
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