75points

Microsoft Xbox Series S

100points

Sony PlayStation 5

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Microsoft Xbox Series S vs Sony PlayStation 5

Microsoft Xbox Series S
Sony PlayStation 5

Why is Microsoft Xbox Series S better than Sony PlayStation 5?

  • 14 more available games
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    39vs25
  • 2.86% faster CPU speed
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    8 x 3.6GHzvs8 x 3.5GHz
  • 40.5mm thinner
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    63.5mmvs104mm
  • 109mm narrower
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    151mmvs260mm
  • 115mm shorter
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    275mmvs390mm
  • 75% less body volume
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    2636.84cm³vs10545.6cm³
  • Supports quick resume
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Why is Sony PlayStation 5 better than Microsoft Xbox Series S?

  • 6.28 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance
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    10.28 TFLOPSvs4 TFLOPS
  • 6GB more RAM memory
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    16GBvs10GB
  • 224GB/s higher memory bandwidth
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    448GB/svs224GB/s
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • 665MHz faster GPU clock speed
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    2230MHzvs1565MHz
  • 16 more compute units
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    36vs20
  • 1 more USB ports
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    4vs3
  • 313GB more internal storage
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    825GBvs512GB

Price comparison

Microsoft Xbox Series S

ProductStorePrice
Microsoft Xbox Series S AmazonXbox Series S
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$417.99
Microsoft Xbox Series S walmartXbox 360 250GB HardDrive - Xbox Slim Onl...Xbox 360 250GB HardDrive - Xbox Slim Only
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$379.99

Performance

1.CPU speed

8 x 3.6GHz

8 x 3.5GHz

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

10.28 TFLOPS

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
3.RAM

10GB

16GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
4.memory bandwidth

224GB/s

448GB/s

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.
5.GPU clock speed

1565MHz

2230MHz

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
6.Can connect to an external drive
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Sony PlayStation 5
You can easily connect an external hard drive via USB if you need more space.

General info

1.Hard drive is replaceable
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Sony PlayStation 5
The internal hard drive can be replaced by the user, for example if you wish to upgrade to a larger storage capacity.
2.Is region free
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Sony PlayStation 5
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.
3.thickness

63.5mm

104mm

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.
4.width

151mm

260mm

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

275mm

390mm

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

Connectivity

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Sony PlayStation 5
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Sony PlayStation 5
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has an external memory slot
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Sony PlayStation 5
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.
4.is DLNA-certified
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Sony PlayStation 5
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.
5.USB ports

3

4

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Sony PlayStation 5
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

25

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
Sony PlayStation 5
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
Sony PlayStation 5
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
Sony PlayStation 5
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 optical tracking
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Sony PlayStation 5
The device tracks the user's motion and gestures using a camera. This allows for enhanced gameplay through recognizing the player's movement.
6.Supports 3D
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Sony PlayStation 5
Allows you to view in 3D (if you have a 3D display and glasses).

Controllers

1.has an integrated touchpad
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Sony PlayStation 5
With a touchpad, users can control the device by moving their finger on a touch-sensitive surface.
2.Compatible with a motion-sensing controller(s)
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Sony PlayStation 5
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.
3.Has a wireless controller
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Sony PlayStation 5
The device controllers connect to the console wirelessly, allowing for a tangle free gaming experience.
4.Has dual force feedback
Microsoft Xbox Series S
Sony PlayStation 5
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
$417.99
Microsoft Xbox Series S walmartXbox 360 250GB HardDrive - Xbox Slim Onl...Xbox 360 250GB HardDrive - Xbox Slim Only
walmart logo
$379.99

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