64points

Nintendo Switch

55points

Nintendo Wii U 8GB

Nintendo Switch
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37 facts in comparison

Nintendo Switch vs Nintendo Wii U 8GB

Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii U 8GB

Why is Nintendo Switch better than Nintendo Wii U 8GB?

  • 2253 more available games
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    2441vs188
  • 2.15x faster CPU speed
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    4 x 2GHzvs3 x 1.24GHz
  • 0.65 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance
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    1 TFLOPSvs0.352 TFLOPS
  • Is region free
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  • 252.7mm thinner
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    14mmvs266.7mm
  • 83.87% less body volume
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    339.61cm³vs2106.0654652799994cm³
  • 24GB more internal storage
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    32GBvs8GB
  • 1.2kg lighter
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    398gvs1600g

Why is Nintendo Wii U 8GB better than Nintendo Switch?

  • Can connect to an external drive
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  • Streaming without subscription
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  • 66.04mm narrower
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    172.72mmvs238.76mm
  • 1 more USB ports
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    4vs3
  • 55.88mm shorter
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    45.72mmvs101.6mm
  • Supports connectivity between home and portable devices
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  • Has a secondary screen
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  • Exclusive rights to Super Mario Mii
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Price comparison

Nintendo Switch

Buy used:

$395.00

ProductStorePrice
Nintendo Switch AmazonLED Lighted Makeup Vanity Mirror Recharg...LED Lighted Makeup Vanity Mirror Rechargeable (Black)
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$474.31
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch (Neon Red/Neon blue)
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$434.99
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)
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$537.77
Nintendo Switch walmartNintendo Switch Console with Gray Joy-Co...Nintendo Switch Console with Gray Joy-Con
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$299.00

Nintendo Wii U 8GB

Buy used:

$179.95

ProductStorePrice
Nintendo Wii U 8GB AmazonNintendo Wii U 8GB Basic Pack - White
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$299.99
Nintendo Wii U 8GB AmazonNintendo Wii U Console 8GB Basic Set - W...Nintendo Wii U Console 8GB Basic Set - White (Renewed)
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$329.95
Nintendo Wii U 8GB AmazonNintendo Wii U Deluxe Set: Super Mario 3...Nintendo Wii U Deluxe Set: Super Mario 3D World and Nintendo Land Bundle - Black 32 GB (Renewed)
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$449.99
Nintendo Wii U 8GB AmazonNintendo Wii U Black Premium Pack (32GB)...Nintendo Wii U Black Premium Pack (32GB) + New Super Mario Bros.U + New Super Luigi U
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$1,129.99
Nintendo Wii U 8GB walmartRefurbished Super Mario Maker Console De...Refurbished Super Mario Maker Console Deluxe Set Nintendo Wii U
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$309.89

Performance

1.CPU speed

4 x 2GHz

3 x 1.24GHz

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

1 TFLOPS

0.35 TFLOPS

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
3.Can connect to an external drive
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
You can easily connect an external hard drive via USB if you need more space.
4.internal storage

32GB

8GB

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 U 8GB
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

266.7mm

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

172.72mm

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

101.6mm

45.72mm

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

339.61cm³

2106.07cm³

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

398g

1.6kg

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.

Connectivity

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has an external memory slot
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
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
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Nintendo Wii U 8GB
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)
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
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

188

Consoles which have more games offer more choice to the user. It is also an indicator of how popular a console is.
2.Streaming without subscription
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
You can access big name video streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu Plus, without a subscription to the console’s manufacturer.
3.has a touch screen
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
4.Has a secondary screen
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
A secondary screen complements the main screen, offering an enhanced and improved user experience.
5.Has an autostereoscopic display
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Nintendo Wii U 8GB
An autostereoscopic screen displays 3D images that can be seen without 3D glasses.
6.has two sensors
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
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

2

The more analog sticks, the more complex the input can be.
2.Compatible with a motion-sensing controller(s)
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
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 U 8GB
The device controllers connect to the console wirelessly, allowing for a tangle free gaming experience.
4.number of buttons

18

11

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

Price comparison

Nintendo Switch

Buy used:

$395.00

ProductStorePrice
Nintendo Switch AmazonLED Lighted Makeup Vanity Mirror Recharg...LED Lighted Makeup Vanity Mirror Rechargeable (Black)
Amazon logo
$474.31
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch (Neon Red/Neon blue)
Amazon logo
$434.99
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 U 8GB

Buy used:

$179.95

ProductStorePrice
Nintendo Wii U 8GB AmazonNintendo Wii U 8GB Basic Pack - White
Amazon logo
$299.99
Nintendo Wii U 8GB AmazonNintendo Wii U Console 8GB Basic Set - W...Nintendo Wii U Console 8GB Basic Set - White (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$329.95
Nintendo Wii U 8GB AmazonNintendo Wii U Deluxe Set: Super Mario 3...Nintendo Wii U Deluxe Set: Super Mario 3D World and Nintendo Land Bundle - Black 32 GB (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$449.99
Nintendo Wii U 8GB AmazonNintendo Wii U Black Premium Pack (32GB)...Nintendo Wii U Black Premium Pack (32GB) + New Super Mario Bros.U + New Super Luigi U
Amazon logo
$1,129.99
Nintendo Wii U 8GB walmartRefurbished Super Mario Maker Console De...Refurbished Super Mario Maker Console Deluxe Set Nintendo Wii U
walmart logo
$309.89

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