75points

Microsoft Xbox Series S

64points

Nintendo Switch

Microsoft Xbox Series S
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48 facts in comparison

Microsoft Xbox Series S vs Nintendo Switch

Microsoft Xbox Series S
Nintendo Switch

Why is Microsoft Xbox Series S better than Nintendo Switch?

  • 3.6x faster CPU speed
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    8 x 3.6GHzvs4 x 2GHz
  • 3 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance
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    4 TFLOPSvs1 TFLOPS
  • Can connect to an external drive
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  • Has voice commands
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  • Is DLNA-certified
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  • Streaming without subscription
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  • 87.76mm narrower
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    151mmvs238.76mm
  • Has an internal power supply
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Why is Nintendo Switch better than Microsoft Xbox Series S?

  • 2402 more available games
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    2441vs39
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • 49.5mm thinner
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    14mmvs63.5mm
  • 173.4mm shorter
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    101.6mmvs275mm
  • 87.12% less body volume
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    339.61cm³vs2636.8375cm³
  • Compatible with a motion-sensing controller(s)
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  • Has a touch screen
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  • Has stereo speakers
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Price comparison

Microsoft Xbox Series S

ProductStorePrice
Microsoft Xbox Series S AmazonXbox Series S
Amazon logo
$799.95

Nintendo Switch

Buy used:

$395.00

ProductStorePrice
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch with Neon Blue and Neon ...Nintendo Switch with Neon Blue and Neon Red Joy‑Con - HAC-001(-01)
Amazon logo
$299.99
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch 32GB Console Video Games...Nintendo Switch 32GB Console Video Games w/ 32GB Memory Card | Neon Red/Neon Blue Joy-Con | 1080p Resolution | 802.11ac WiFi | HDMI | Surround Sound | IR Motion Camera
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$408.80
Nintendo Switch AmazonLED Lighted Makeup Vanity Mirror Recharg...LED Lighted Makeup Vanity Mirror Rechargeable (Black)
Amazon logo
$513.91
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch (Neon Red/Neon blue)
Amazon logo
$382.95
Nintendo Switch AmazonNSW NINTENDO SWITCH (NEON BLUE / NEON RE...NSW NINTENDO SWITCH (NEON BLUE / NEON RED) (JAPAN)
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$430.00
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch Konsole - Grau (2019 Edi...Nintendo Switch Konsole - Grau (2019 Edition)
Amazon logo
$537.77
Nintendo Switch walmartNintendo Switch Console with Gray Joy-Co...Nintendo Switch Console with Gray Joy-Con
walmart logo
$299.00

Performance

1.CPU speed

8 x 3.6GHz

4 x 2GHz

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
2.floating-point performance

4 TFLOPS

1 TFLOPS

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
3.Can connect to an external drive
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Nintendo Switch
You can easily connect an external hard drive via USB if you need more space.
4.internal storage

512GB

32GB

The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
5.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1280 x 720px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
6.supports ray tracing
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Nintendo Switch
Ray tracing is an advanced light rendering technique that provides more realistic lighting, shadows, and reflections in games.

General info

1.Is region free
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Nintendo Switch
Region free devices allow you to play games from different continents. This enables you to collect a larger game library, and you could play games before they are released in your region.
2.thickness

63.5mm

14mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
3.width

151mm

238.76mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.Has an internal power supply
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Nintendo Switch
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.
5.height

275mm

101.6mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
6.volume

2636.84cm³

339.61cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.

Connectivity

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Nintendo Switch
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Nintendo Switch
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.is DLNA-certified
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Nintendo Switch
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.
4.has an external memory slot
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Nintendo Switch
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
5.USB ports

3

3

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Nintendo Switch
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.

Features

1.number of games

39

2441

Consoles which have more games offer more choice to the user. It is also an indicator of how popular a console is.
2.has voice commands
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Nintendo Switch
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
3.Streaming without subscription
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Nintendo Switch
You can access big name video streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu Plus, without a subscription to the console’s manufacturer.
4.Can play games while they download
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Nintendo Switch
This means you don’t have to wait for the entire game to download first, as the later stages of the game download while you are playing.
5.has a touch screen
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Nintendo Switch
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
6.Has a secondary screen
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Nintendo Switch
A secondary screen complements the main screen, offering an enhanced and improved user experience.

Controllers

1.number of controllers

8

8

More controllers allows you to have more people playing at a time.
2.number of analog sticks

2

2

The more analog sticks, the more complex the input can be.
3.Compatible with a motion-sensing controller(s)
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Nintendo Switch
A motion controller is a type of game controller that utilizes sensors (such as accelerometers, gyroscopes, and other types of sensors) to track motion and provide input.
4.Has a wireless controller
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Nintendo Switch
The device controllers connect to the console wirelessly, allowing for a tangle free gaming experience.
5.Has dual force feedback
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Nintendo Switch
With dual force feedback the controller has realistic vibrations, allowing you to feel the direction from which the impact is coming.

Price comparison

Microsoft Xbox Series S

ProductStorePrice
Microsoft Xbox Series S AmazonXbox Series S
Amazon logo
$799.95

Nintendo Switch

Buy used:

$395.00

ProductStorePrice
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch with Neon Blue and Neon ...Nintendo Switch with Neon Blue and Neon Red Joy‑Con - HAC-001(-01)
Amazon logo
$299.99
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch 32GB Console Video Games...Nintendo Switch 32GB Console Video Games w/ 32GB Memory Card | Neon Red/Neon Blue Joy-Con | 1080p Resolution | 802.11ac WiFi | HDMI | Surround Sound | IR Motion Camera
Amazon logo
$408.80
Nintendo Switch AmazonLED Lighted Makeup Vanity Mirror Recharg...LED Lighted Makeup Vanity Mirror Rechargeable (Black)
Amazon logo
$513.91
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch (Neon Red/Neon blue)
Amazon logo
$382.95
Nintendo Switch AmazonNSW NINTENDO SWITCH (NEON BLUE / NEON RE...NSW NINTENDO SWITCH (NEON BLUE / NEON RED) (JAPAN)
Amazon logo
$430.00
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch Konsole - Grau (2019 Edi...Nintendo Switch Konsole - Grau (2019 Edition)
Amazon logo
$537.77
Nintendo Switch walmartNintendo Switch Console with Gray Joy-Co...Nintendo Switch Console with Gray Joy-Con
walmart logo
$299.00

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