The new slim Sony’s redesigned PS3 gaming machine is hitting Japanese shores in Blue and Red, the company confirmed. Officially known as Azurite Blue and Garnet Red, the two new colors iteration of Sony PS3 can be grabbed starting February 28. As of pricing, a 250GB HDD equipped model will run you back ¥24,980 (circa $279).
Featuring a top-loading disc drive and a 25% smaller and 20% lighter form factor over the previous version, the new redesigned PS3 is also expected to hit NA sometime in near future — with next-gen console is rumored afterward. Stay tuned with Techsnapr for additional details.