Lucky are those who waited to pull the trigger on Sony's loud and bulky PS3. The new PlayStation 3 Slim ($300) features a more compact design that takes 32 percent less space and quieter operation that consumes 34 percent less power. Along with a network-capable Blu-ray and upscaling DVD player, this redesigned console offers HDMI output with 1080 support, optical digital audio output, built-in Wi-Fi and web browser, 120GB hard drive, dual USB ports and free online gaming service.