Sony PlayStation 4 vs Microsoft Xbox One

Top 19 Reasons for the

Sony PlayStation 4

Compared to Microsoft Xbox One

anonymous
41
Considerably more shading units
1152
vs
768
384 more shading units. Shading units (or stream processors) are small processors within the graphics card that are responsible for processing different aspects of the image.
anonymous
40
Measurably higher floating-point performance
1.84 TFLOPS
vs
1.31 TFLOPS
0.53 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
anonymous
39
Vastly higher memory bandwidth
176 GB/s
vs
68.3 GB/s
107.70 GB/s higher memory bandwidth. A higher memory bandwidth means the memory can be accessed faster and therefore data can be retrieved quicker, having a positive effect on the performance.
anonymous
39
Vastly more available games
49
vs
34
15 more available games. Consoles which have more games offer more choice to the user. It is also an indicator of how popular a console is.
anonymous
36
Hard drive is replaceable
Yes
vs
No
The internal hard drive can be replaced by the user, for example if you wish to upgrade to a larger storage capacity.
anonymous
34
Distinctly more render output units (ROPs)
32
vs
16
16 more render output units (ROPs). The ROPs are responsible for some of the final steps of the rendering process, writing the final pixel data to memory and carrying out other tasks such as anti-aliasing to improve the look of graphics.
anonymous
32
Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Yes
vs
No
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
anonymous
32
Has an internal power supply
Yes
vs
No
Devices with an internal power supply are desirable as they don't require a large external "power brick" on the cable. It’s more aesthetically pleasing and an advantage if you have limited space.
anonymous
32
Notably more compute units
18
vs
12
6 more compute units. Compute units are a part of the GPU that contain the stream processors, an important component of graphics processing power.
anonymous
31
Streaming without subscription
Yes
vs
No
You can access big name video streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu Plus, without a subscription to the console’s manufacturer.
anonymous
30
Way less body volume
4445 cm³
vs
5990 cm³
34.76% less body volume
anonymous
28
Distinctly narrower
305 mm
vs
343 mm
38 mm narrower
anonymous
25
Considerably shorter
53 mm
vs
74 mm
21 mm shorter
anonymous
25
Can be used with a motion sensing controller
Yes
vs
No
A motion sensing controller allows for a realistic experience when playing certain games, such as sports.
anonymous
24
The device has an integrated touchpad
Yes
vs
No
With a touchpad, users can control the device by moving their finger on a touch-sensitive surface. This can facilitate a more complex interaction.
anonymous
13
Exclusive rights to Killzone: Shadow Fall
Yes
vs
No
Sony has exclusive rights to this game as one of their PS4 launch titles.
Vlad Gabriel
8
Has a newer version of RAM memory
Yes
vs
No
Playstation comes with GDDR5 type of memory, until Xbox comes with an older version GDDR3.
Hicham Tallih
1
CHEAP!
Yes
vs
No
The PS4 is €399 while the xbox one is €499
Luis Felipe Santana Morais
1
Internal power supply
Yes
vs
No
The Xbox One is the external battery occupying much space.
Jeffrey DeMare
-2
Online membership is cheaper
Yes
vs
No
Playstation 4 online gaming is $10 cheaper than Xbox Gold membership
Martinus Kevin Sullivan
-6
Can even play anywhere even not with PS4
Yes
vs
No
While Xbox One just using SmartGlass in Windows as 2nd screen, but using PSVita, the PS4 game can also playable using PSVita without bring PS4. WiFi connection with internet access is required if using this feature in outside building where PS4 is on
Emanuel Jimenez
-7
Tiene GDDR5
Yes
vs
No
El XBOX tiene apenas DDR3
Daniel Tanacs
-7
Power unit inside the console
Yes
vs
No
Emanuel Jimenez
-10
Dualshock 4 tiene pantalla tactiñ
Yes
vs
No

Sony PlayStation 4 is better than Microsoft Xbox One because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 13 Reasons for the

Microsoft Xbox One

Compared to Sony PlayStation 4

anonymous
35
Modestly faster CPU clock speed
8 x 1.75 GHz
vs
8 x 1.6 GHz
9.38% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
34
Much faster GPU clock speed
853 MHz
vs
800 MHz
53 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
anonymous
32
Has voice commands
Yes
vs
No
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
anonymous
29
Sizably more exclusive games
9
vs
8
1 more exclusive games. Exclusive games are only available to that game console producer.
anonymous
29
Considerably more controllers supported
8
vs
7
1 more controllers supported. More controllers allows you to have more people playing at a time.
anonymous
28
Is DLNA certified
Yes
vs
No
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
anonymous
28
Modestly thinner
263 mm
vs
275 mm
12 mm thinner
anonymous
27
Exclusive rights to the latest Halo title
Yes
vs
No
The console has the latest Halo title in its line-up.
anonymous
27
Can connect to an external drive
Yes
vs
No
You can easily connect an external hard drive via USB if you need more space.
Antonio Luz
5
Has TV integration
Yes
vs
No
Can access the cable TV
Aiden Richardson
4
Comes with Kinect
Yes
vs
No
It comes with the Kinect camera included so that you don't have to buy it separately. It can track your movements in games and take voice commands.
Paul
2
Can play multimedia
Yes
vs
No
Unlike the playstation 4 the xbox one can play multimedia without any updates, it even plays the humble mp3 file which the playstation cant.
Aiden Richardson
1
Exclusive rights to Titanfall
Yes
vs
No
The Xbox One has Titanfall as an exclusive. A next-gen first-person shooter.
Paul
0
Better controller.
Yes
vs
No
The improved controller has a light weight, is very responsive and fits perfectly into most peoples hands.
Paul
0
Has external storage.
Yes
vs
No
Is able to use external storage.
Luca Boraggini
0
[url] Server for the Multiplayer
Yes
vs
No
Microsoft announced that the Xbox One has got [url] server versus the [url] of the xbox 360 a big step forward for the online gaming.
Hejan Shoresh
0
Has battery support
Yes
vs
No
The controller supports batteries or can simply be charged with a USB cable.
Hejan Shoresh
0
Has Skype
Yes
vs
No
Hejan Shoresh
0
Has Dead Rising 3
Yes
vs
No
Sequel to one of the best loved zombie games
Hejan Shoresh
0
Has Quantum Break
Yes
vs
No
Made by the developers of actionpacked games like Max Payne and Alan Wake
José Fernando Valenzuela Bojórquez
-1
Xbox Live
Yes
vs
No
The online service has more than 300,000 servers to play online around the world
Paul
-1
Better UI
Yes
vs
No
The user interface is easy to figure out and very streamline.
Paul
-1
4k Resolution out of the box.
Yes
vs
No
Playstation being a pioneer in the 4k technology doesn't even have it on their console.
Paul
-1
More color depth and contrast.
Yes
vs
No
As shown by multiple comparison videos the xbox one has a better coloring, lighting and contrast than the playstation.
Luca Boraggini
-1
Has an IN hdmi port
Yes
vs
No
All device with an HDMI can be coonected to the console.
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Microsoft Xbox One is better than Sony PlayStation 4 because...

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No

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