PS3 named the heaviest console ever released

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 17 March 2010 14:07 GMT

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Famitsu has declared that the original PS3 is the heaviest console ever released on the market.

The first model, which launched in November 2006, weighed a little over 11 pounds, a record that was previously held by the original Xbox which weighed 8.6 pound when released in 2001.

In comparison, PS3 Slim weighs 7.05 pounds, and Xbox 360 tips the scales at 7.9 pounds.

The lightest console ever released was Game Boy Micro in 2005, which weighed only 2.82 ounces.

So now you have some useless figures and information to store in your head should you ever get into a trivia bout with your friends down the pub.

Thanks, 1UP.

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