Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
Top 34%1,272 points
Top 34%
Top 9%1,746 points
Top 9%
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
Top specs and features

Microsoft Xbox One vs Sony PlayStation 4: 46 facts in comparison

1. number of games

Consoles which have more games offer more choice to the user. It is also an indicator of how popular a console is.
Sony PlayStation 2: 3870

2. floating-point performance

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
Microsoft Xbox One X: 6TFLOPS

3. total clock speed

9.38% faster CPU clock speed.
8 x 1.75GHz
Microsoft Xbox One S: 8 x 1.75GHz
8 x 1.6GHz

4. Hard drive is replaceable

The internal hard drive can be replaced by the user, for example if you wish to upgrade to a larger storage capacity.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
13% have it

5. 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.
Microsoft Xbox One X: 326GB/s

6. number of exclusive games

Exclusive games are only available to that game console producer.
Nintendo Wii: 369

7. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
Microsoft Xbox One X: 1172MHz

8. shading units

Shading units (or stream processors) are small processors within the graphics card that are responsible for processing different aspects of the image.
Valve Steam Machine: 2304

9. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
42% have it

10. Can connect to an external drive

You can easily connect an external hard drive via USB if you need more space.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
13% have it

11. width

38mm narrower.
Boxer8 Ouya (2014): 75mm

12. Has an internal power supply

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.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
10% have it

13. thickness

12mm thinner.
Sony Vita 2: 15mm

14. height

21mm shorter.
Sony PS Vita TV: 13.6mm

15. has voice commands

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
6% have it

16. RAM

0MB more RAM memory.
Microsoft Xbox One X: 12GB

17. number of controllers

More controllers allows you to have more people playing at a time.
Microsoft Xbox One S: 8

18. number of compute units

Compute units are a part of the GPU that contain the stream processors, an important component of graphics processing power.
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim (2017): 18

19. The device has an integrated touchpad

With a touchpad, users can control the device by moving their finger on a touch-sensitive surface. This can facilitate a more complex interaction.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
14% have it

20. Streaming without subscription

You can access big name video streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu Plus, without a subscription to the console’s manufacturer.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
14% have it

21. Is DLNA certified

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.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
40% have it

22. 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.
Valve Steam Machine: 48

23. Exclusive rights to the latest Halo title

The console has the latest Halo title in its line-up.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
5% have it

24. volume

25.79% less body volume.
Boxer8 Ouya (2014): 461.25cm³

25. Can be used with a motion sensing controller

A motion sensing controller allows for a realistic experience when playing certain games, such as sports.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
31% have it

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