Sony has launched the 12GB model of the PlayStation 3 in the US and Canada. Originally slated for Europe and Hong Kong only, this new model is now available at Best Buy and Future Shops stores for $199.99.
Unlike previous models, the 12 GB model uses flash drive, although you can still install a hard drive to expand the storage. You might think that 12 GB capacity is low, but if you don't download a lot of games, demos and media, or if you want the PS3 just to watch Blu-ray movies, then this should be an ideal option.
In addition, Best Buy is also offering a bundle consisting of the 12GB PS3 with Uncharted 3 and The Last of Us for $259.98. If you still don't have a PS3, then this might be the perfect opportunity to get one.