An all new PlayStation 3 Slim model (CECH-3000B) has just been made official by Sony which is lighter and consumes less power. The wattage has been reduced to 200W from previous 230W model while the weight has gone down to 5.7 pounds from 6.6. The unit will retail for $435 in Japan by September 2011. No official announcement regarding its North American release has yet been made. The console will arrive in Charcoal Black color with a 320GB HDD.
Check out the full specifications here at the Google translated link for Sony’s Japanese website.