PlayStation three for sale
Sony has begun offering its flash-based PlayStation 3 for sale in the United States for $199.
The console, which boasts 12GB of flash storage, is now listed for sale at Sony's U.S. online store. It made its North American debut last week when it . An offering in the U.S. was rumored to be near.
In addition to a 2.5-inch flash drive, the unit features a wireless controller, a Blu-ray player, and support for 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi.
The console is now Sony's lowest-priced PlayStation 3 in the U.S., beating out a $269 super-slim PS3 with a 250GB hard drive unveiled last September. The same flash-based console launched last year in Europe, but Sony said at the time that it had no plans to bring the console to North America.