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Sony still loses about $40 on every PS3 Slim sold

"It Only Does Everything" Well, except make money. Three years after the launch of the original PS3, Sony has yet to profit from the hardware. It's getting close, though. The redesigned slim PlayStation 3 is smaller -- and thanks to the passage of time -- much cheaper to manufacture than the...

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PS3 costs 53% less to make now than at launch

It's well known that Sony's latest console is a powerful, expensive piece of tech. When Sony launched the PS3, it lost over $200 on every unit sold -- in spite of its $600 price point. However, over time Sony has been able to reduce the costs of manufacturing the system, by removing PS2...

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Anaylst: Wii owners will want to move to PS3

iSuppli (makers of iAnalyze) has determined PS3 to be the victor of the current "console war." There are millions of Wii owners right now, and many will likely want to upgrade to a new system in a few years time. 2008 is already being hailed as the PS3's big turnaround; Wii owners will look to it as...

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Research says PS3 to lead the pack in 2008 growth

Market research firm iSuppli, noted for their component breakdown comparisons, has concluded that the PS3 will post the strongest growth in 2008. Unsurprising, considering the position PS3 was in 2007. However, one look at the NPD figures from January shows that PS3 sales have started to gain some...

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*Updated* PS3 and Xbox 360: production cost comparison

The recent announcement of increased production for blu-ray diodes used in the PS3 increased speculation that a price-cut for the PS3 may be coming sooner rather than later. After all, cheaper production costs equate to cheaper overall manufacturing costs and then, a price cut to incite a...

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