64points

Nintendo Switch

37points

Nintendo Wii

Nintendo Switch
Comparison winner
nintendo-switch 1
nintendo-switch 2
nintendo-switch 3
nintendo-switch 4
nintendo-switch 5
nintendo-switch 6
nintendo-switch 7
nintendo-switch 8
nintendo-switch 9
nintendo-switch 10
Nintendo Wii
vs
vs

32 facts in comparison

Nintendo Switch vs Nintendo Wii

Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii

Why is Nintendo Switch better than Nintendo Wii?

  • 1219 more available games
    ?

    2441vs1222
  • 10.97x faster CPU speed
    ?

    4 x 2GHzvs1 x 0.729GHz
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • Is region free
    ?
  • 201.4mm thinner
    ?

    14mmvs215.4mm
  • 1 more USB ports
    ?

    3vs2
  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
    ?
  • Has an HDMI output
    ?

Why is Nintendo Wii better than Nintendo Switch?

  • Is DLNA-certified
    ?
  • 81.76mm narrower
    ?

    157mmvs238.76mm
  • 57.6mm shorter
    ?

    44mmvs101.6mm
  • Supports connectivity between home and portable devices
    ?
  • Has optical tracking
    ?
  • Has an optical disc drive
    ?

Price comparison

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
$413.99
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
$440.00
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
$438.00
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

Nintendo Wii

Buy used:

$54.27

ProductStorePrice
Nintendo Wii AmazonNintendo Wii Console, White (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$199.99
Nintendo Wii AmazonWii Console with Mario Kart Wii Bundle -...Wii Console with Mario Kart Wii Bundle - White (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$279.99
Nintendo Wii AmazonNintendo Wii Console Black with Wii Spor...Nintendo Wii Console Black with Wii Sports Resort (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$319.99
Nintendo Wii walmartWii Sports (2006) - Nintendo Wii (Refurb...Wii Sports (2006) - Nintendo Wii (Refurbished)
walmart logo
$48.95

Performance

1.CPU speed

4 x 2GHz

1 x 0.729GHz

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.internal storage

32GB

0.5GB

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.

General info

1.Is region free
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii
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

14mm

215.4mm

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

238.76mm

157mm

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

101.6mm

44mm

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

398g

1.2kg

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.Has an optical disc drive
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii
An optical disc drive (ODD) allows you to read data from discs such as DVDs and Blu-Rays.

Connectivity

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has an external memory slot
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii
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
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii
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

2

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii
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

2441

1222

Consoles which have more games offer more choice to the user. It is also an indicator of how popular a console is.
2.has a touch screen
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
3.Has a secondary screen
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii
A secondary screen complements the main screen, offering an enhanced and improved user experience.
4.Has optical tracking
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii
The device tracks the user's motion and gestures using a camera. This allows for enhanced gameplay through recognizing the player's movement.
5.Has an autostereoscopic display
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii
An autostereoscopic screen displays 3D images that can be seen without 3D glasses.
6.has two sensors
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii
The device has two sensors and two lenses. The 3D images may be seen in the parallax-barrier LCD panel without glasses.

Controllers

1.number of analog sticks

2

0

The more analog sticks, the more complex the input can be.
2.Compatible with a motion-sensing controller(s)
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii
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
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii
The device controllers connect to the console wirelessly, allowing for a tangle free gaming experience.
4.number of buttons

18

8

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.

Price comparison

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
$413.99
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
$440.00
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
$438.00
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

Nintendo Wii

Buy used:

$54.27

ProductStorePrice
Nintendo Wii AmazonNintendo Wii Console, White (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$199.99
Nintendo Wii AmazonWii Console with Mario Kart Wii Bundle -...Wii Console with Mario Kart Wii Bundle - White (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$279.99
Nintendo Wii AmazonNintendo Wii Console Black with Wii Spor...Nintendo Wii Console Black with Wii Sports Resort (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$319.99
Nintendo Wii walmartWii Sports (2006) - Nintendo Wii (Refurb...Wii Sports (2006) - Nintendo Wii (Refurbished)
walmart logo
$48.95

Follow Versus on Youtube

Check out our channel

Which are the best game consoles?

Show all
This page is currently only available in English.