64points

Nintendo Switch

45points

Sony PlayStation 3 40GB

Nintendo Switch
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38 facts in comparison

Nintendo Switch vs Sony PlayStation 3 40GB

Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 3 40GB

Why is Nintendo Switch better than Sony PlayStation 3 40GB?

  • 1669 more available games
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    2441vs772
  • 2.5x faster CPU speed
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    4 x 2GHzvs1 x 3.2GHz
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • 260mm thinner
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    14mmvs274mm
  • 1 more USB ports
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    3vs2
  • 86.24mm narrower
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    238.76mmvs325mm
  • Has a touch screen
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  • 2.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.1vs2

Why is Sony PlayStation 3 40GB better than Nintendo Switch?

  • 0.8 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance
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    1.8 TFLOPSvs1 TFLOPS
  • Is DLNA-certified
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  • 4.6mm shorter
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    97mmvs101.6mm
  • 8GB more internal storage
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    40GBvs32GB
  • Supports connectivity between home and portable devices
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  • Has optical tracking
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  • Has dual force feedback
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  • Supports 3D
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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
$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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$441.00
Nintendo Switch AmazonLED Lighted Makeup Vanity Mirror Recharg...LED Lighted Makeup Vanity Mirror Rechargeable (Black)
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$540.55
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch (Neon Red/Neon blue)
Amazon logo
$436.28
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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$593.13
Nintendo Switch walmartNintendo Switch Console with Gray Joy-Co...Nintendo Switch Console with Gray Joy-Con
walmart logo
$299.00

Sony PlayStation 3 40GB

Buy used:

$15.98

ProductStorePrice
Sony PlayStation 3 40GB AmazonSony PlayStation 3 - 80GB System (Renewe...Sony PlayStation 3 - 80GB System (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$289.00
Sony PlayStation 3 40GB AmazonMaxLLTo Black 4 USB QUIET COOLING COOLER...MaxLLTo Black 4 USB QUIET COOLING COOLER FAN FOR SONY PLAYSTATION 3 PS3 USA
Amazon logo
$25.98
Sony PlayStation 3 40GB AmazonSony PS3 Disc Drive Replacement/ PS3 Blu...Sony PS3 Disc Drive Replacement/ PS3 Bluray Drive with Laser (KES-400A/ KEM-400AAA) Models (20, 40, 60 GB) + Nextec T10 Screwdriver
Amazon logo
$29.90

Performance

1.CPU speed

4 x 2GHz

1 x 3.2GHz

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

1 TFLOPS

1.8 TFLOPS

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

32GB

40GB

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
Sony PlayStation 3 40GB
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

274mm

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

325mm

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

101.6mm

97mm

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

398g

4.99kg

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
Sony PlayStation 3 40GB
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
Sony PlayStation 3 40GB
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 3 40GB
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.is DLNA-certified
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 3 40GB
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
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 3 40GB
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

2

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 3 40GB
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

772

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
Sony PlayStation 3 40GB
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
3.Has a secondary screen
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 3 40GB
A secondary screen complements the main screen, offering an enhanced and improved user experience.
4.Has optical tracking
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 3 40GB
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
Sony PlayStation 3 40GB
An autostereoscopic screen displays 3D images that can be seen without 3D glasses.
6.has two sensors
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 3 40GB
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
Sony PlayStation 3 40GB
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
Sony PlayStation 3 40GB
The device controllers connect to the console wirelessly, allowing for a tangle free gaming experience.
4.Has dual force feedback
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 3 40GB
With dual force feedback the controller has realistic vibrations, allowing you to feel the direction from which the impact is coming.
5.number of buttons

18

14

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
$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
$441.00
Nintendo Switch AmazonLED Lighted Makeup Vanity Mirror Recharg...LED Lighted Makeup Vanity Mirror Rechargeable (Black)
Amazon logo
$540.55
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch (Neon Red/Neon blue)
Amazon logo
$436.28
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
$593.13
Nintendo Switch walmartNintendo Switch Console with Gray Joy-Co...Nintendo Switch Console with Gray Joy-Con
walmart logo
$299.00

Sony PlayStation 3 40GB

Buy used:

$15.98

ProductStorePrice
Sony PlayStation 3 40GB AmazonSony PlayStation 3 - 80GB System (Renewe...Sony PlayStation 3 - 80GB System (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$289.00
Sony PlayStation 3 40GB AmazonMaxLLTo Black 4 USB QUIET COOLING COOLER...MaxLLTo Black 4 USB QUIET COOLING COOLER FAN FOR SONY PLAYSTATION 3 PS3 USA
Amazon logo
$25.98
Sony PlayStation 3 40GB AmazonSony PS3 Disc Drive Replacement/ PS3 Blu...Sony PS3 Disc Drive Replacement/ PS3 Bluray Drive with Laser (KES-400A/ KEM-400AAA) Models (20, 40, 60 GB) + Nextec T10 Screwdriver
Amazon logo
$29.90

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