News: PSM3's PlayStation 3 Hands-on Impressions
Posted: October 3, 2006 08:33AM
- "A couple of UK Sony reps dropped by PSM3 magazine for a little demonstration of what could be near-final retail PlayStation 3 hardware and the PSM3 blokes blogged several early observations from seeing the unit in action. First of all, the PS3 is quiet. We’ve heard that Sony was targeting the noise level heard from a PS2 Slim, which is practically silent if you are accustomed to the sounds from a XBOX 360. The new console is also very heavy, which is said to be “impossible to pick up with one hand.” The controller, conversely, is “very light and the tilt system is very responsive.” The PS3 was demonstrated to boot-up to a media browser that looks very similar to the one found on PSP. PSM3 described load times as “amazingly fast” and comparable to PSP load times. "