As you can see from the poor picture I took; T3 magazine (middle east version) reports that Sony will release a slim version of the 80G PS3 console in 2008 4th quarter. They hint at it being released in December, probably for Christmas. The magazine says it will retain all of the bluray goodness and be 2 kilograms lighter. This sounds odd as the console is still young in its product life cycle. But it'd be rather interesting to see if it did prove true.