Sony PlayStation3 games console, 2007-2010

Made:
2007-2010 in China
maker:
Sony

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Sony PlayStation 3, manufactured by Sony, China, 2007-2010.

The Sony PlayStation 3 was marketed as not just a games console, but also a home entertainment device. It was the first games console to include a Blu-Ray player as standard, and it enabled users to stream television shows and films. The PlayStation 3 was first launched in Japan in 2006, but following manufacturing problems the European release was delayed until March 2007.

Details

Category:
Computing & Data Processing
Object Number:
2014-83/1
Materials:
electronic components, metal (unknown) and plastic (unidentified)
type:
game console
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Donated by Dan Plane