Earlier this month a new PS3 model labeled CECH-3001A/B was revealed via a FCC filing by Sony.
Older PS3 models were labeled as part of the CECH-2XXX series, this new generation of PS3’s have now begun shipping out to customers.
These newer models bring the following noticeable changes;
– A black trim below the disk tray
– All LED’s except for the HDD indicator have been removed
– Runs much quieter
– Consumes less energy
Amazon has now begun shipping these new models to customers, so if you ordered a PS3 within the last couple of weeks you may have one of these new slim models.