64points

Nintendo Switch

42points

Nvidia Shield

Nintendo Switch
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31 facts in comparison

Nintendo Switch vs Nvidia Shield

Nintendo Switch
Nvidia Shield

Why is Nintendo Switch better than Nvidia Shield?

  • 5.26% faster CPU speed
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    4 x 2GHzvs4 x 1.9GHz
  • 43mm thinner
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    14mmvs57mm
  • 2 more USB ports
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    3vs1
  • 33.4mm shorter
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    101.6mmvs135mm
  • 16GB more internal storage
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    32GBvs16GB
  • Compatible with a motion-sensing controller(s)
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  • 24% bigger screen size
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    6.2"vs5"
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.1vs4

Why is Nvidia Shield better than Nintendo Switch?

  • 80.76mm narrower
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    158mmvs238.76mm
  • 24.58% higher pixel density
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    294ppivs236ppi

Price comparison

Nintendo Switch

Buy used:

$395.00

ProductStorePrice
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
$435.00
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

Nvidia Shield

Buy used:

$58.07

ProductStorePrice
Nvidia Shield AmazonNVIDIA SHIELD Android TV Pro 4K HDR Stre...NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV Pro 4K HDR Streaming Media Player; High Performance, Dolby Vision, 3GB RAM, 2x USB, Works with Alexa
Amazon logo
$199.99
Nvidia Shield AmazonNVIDIA Shield TV | 4K HDR Streaming Medi...NVIDIA Shield TV | 4K HDR Streaming Media Player
Amazon logo
$249.00
Nvidia Shield AmazonNVIDIA SHIELD K1 8" Tablet - Black (Rene...NVIDIA SHIELD K1 8" Tablet - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$279.95
Nvidia Shield AmazonLenovo Tab M10 Plus, 10.3" FHD Android T...Lenovo Tab M10 Plus, 10.3" FHD Android Tablet, Octa-Core Processor, 32GB Storage, 2GB RAM, Iron Grey, ZA5T0263US
Amazon logo
$149.99
Nvidia Shield AmazonNVIDIA SHIELD TV Pro Home Media Server
Amazon logo
$359.99
Nvidia Shield AmazonNvidia Shield TV Pro User Guide: The Ult...Nvidia Shield TV Pro User Guide: The Ultimate User Guide to master the New Nvidia Shield TV Pro in 2 Hours
Amazon logo
$2.99
Nvidia Shield walmartNVIDIA SHIELD TV Streaming Media Player ...NVIDIA SHIELD TV Streaming Media Player with Google Assistant Built In
walmart logo
$8.99

Performance

1.CPU speed

4 x 2GHz

4 x 1.9GHz

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

16GB

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.
3.resolution

1280 x 720px

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.

General info

1.Is region free
Nintendo Switch
Nvidia Shield
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

57mm

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

158mm

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

101.6mm

135mm

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

398g

579g

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.is portable
Nintendo Switch
Nvidia Shield
A hand-held console allows you to play games on the go, making it great for commutes or while on vacation.

Connectivity

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

3

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Nintendo Switch
Nvidia Shield
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.
6.has an HDMI output
Nintendo Switch
Nvidia Shield
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Features

1.pixel density

236ppi

294ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
2.screen size

6.2"

5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3.has a touch screen
Nintendo Switch
Nvidia Shield
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
4.Has a secondary screen
Nintendo Switch
Nvidia Shield
A secondary screen complements the main screen, offering an enhanced and improved user experience.
5.Has an autostereoscopic display
Nintendo Switch
Nvidia Shield
An autostereoscopic screen displays 3D images that can be seen without 3D glasses.
6.has two sensors
Nintendo Switch
Nvidia Shield
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
Nvidia Shield
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
Nvidia Shield
The device controllers connect to the console wirelessly, allowing for a tangle free gaming experience.
4.number of buttons

18

12

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 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
$435.00
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

Nvidia Shield

Buy used:

$58.07

ProductStorePrice
Nvidia Shield AmazonNVIDIA SHIELD Android TV Pro 4K HDR Stre...NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV Pro 4K HDR Streaming Media Player; High Performance, Dolby Vision, 3GB RAM, 2x USB, Works with Alexa
Amazon logo
$199.99
Nvidia Shield AmazonNVIDIA Shield TV | 4K HDR Streaming Medi...NVIDIA Shield TV | 4K HDR Streaming Media Player
Amazon logo
$249.00
Nvidia Shield AmazonNVIDIA SHIELD K1 8" Tablet - Black (Rene...NVIDIA SHIELD K1 8" Tablet - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$279.95
Nvidia Shield AmazonLenovo Tab M10 Plus, 10.3" FHD Android T...Lenovo Tab M10 Plus, 10.3" FHD Android Tablet, Octa-Core Processor, 32GB Storage, 2GB RAM, Iron Grey, ZA5T0263US
Amazon logo
$149.99
Nvidia Shield AmazonNVIDIA SHIELD TV Pro Home Media Server
Amazon logo
$359.99
Nvidia Shield AmazonNvidia Shield TV Pro User Guide: The Ult...Nvidia Shield TV Pro User Guide: The Ultimate User Guide to master the New Nvidia Shield TV Pro in 2 Hours
Amazon logo
$2.99
Nvidia Shield walmartNVIDIA SHIELD TV Streaming Media Player ...NVIDIA SHIELD TV Streaming Media Player with Google Assistant Built In
walmart logo
$8.99

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