70points

Nintendo Switch

76points

Sony PlayStation 4

Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 4
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46 facts in comparison

Nintendo Switch vs Sony PlayStation 4

Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 4
70
points
Nintendo Switch
76
points
Sony PlayStation 4

Why is Nintendo Switch better than Sony PlayStation 4?

  • 1225 more available games
    ?

    2441vs1216
  • 1 more controllers supported
    ?

    8vs7
  • Has an external memory slot
    ?
  • 261mm thinner
    ?

    14mmvs275mm
  • 66.24mm narrower
    ?

    238.76mmvs305mm
  • 92.36% less body volume
    ?

    339.61cm³vs4445.375cm³
  • Has a touch screen
    ?
  • 2 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    4.1vs2.1

Why is Sony PlayStation 4 better than Nintendo Switch?

  • 1.6x faster CPU speed
    ?

    8 x 1.6GHzvs4 x 2GHz
  • Can connect to an external drive
    ?
  • Hard drive is replaceable
    ?
  • Has voice commands
    ?
  • Streaming without subscription
    ?
  • Has an internal power supply
    ?
  • 48.6mm shorter
    ?

    53mmvs101.6mm
  • 468GB more internal storage
    ?

    500GBvs32GB

Price comparison

Nintendo Switch

Buy used:

$219.99

ProductStorePrice
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch with Neon Blue and Neon ...Nintendo Switch with Neon Blue and Neon Red Joy‑Con - HAC-001(-01)
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$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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$386.99
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch w/ Red & Blue Joy-Con + ...Nintendo Switch w/ Red & Blue Joy-Con + Animal Crossing (New Horizons) Game Bundle
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$441.85
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch w/ Gray Joy-Con + Mario ...Nintendo Switch w/ Gray Joy-Con + Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Full Game Download) - Switch
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$474.99
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch HAC 001 with Gray Joy-Co...Nintendo Switch HAC 001 with Gray Joy-Con + Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Full Game Download) & Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Disc) Game Bundle
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$589.90
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo - Nintendo Switch 32GB Console ...Nintendo - Nintendo Switch 32GB Console - Neon Red/Neon Blue Joy-Con
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$390.63
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch w/ Neon Blue & Neon Red ...Nintendo Switch w/ Neon Blue & Neon Red Joy-Con + Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Full Game Download) - Switch
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$474.99
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch - Gray Joy-Con - HAC 001...Nintendo Switch - Gray Joy-Con - HAC 001 (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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$386.99
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch - Animal Crossing: New H...Nintendo Switch - Animal Crossing: New Horizons Edition - Switch
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$509.37
Nintendo Switch aliexpressCONSOLA NINTENDO SWITCH LITE AZUL TURQUE...CONSOLA NINTENDO SWITCH LITE AZUL TURQUESA
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$277.26

Sony PlayStation 4

Buy used:

$295.95

ProductStorePrice
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonPlayStation 4 Console - 1TB Slim Edition...PlayStation 4 Console - 1TB Slim Edition
Amazon logo
$348.00
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonPlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console
Amazon logo
$399.99
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonSony PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console - Bla...Sony PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console - Black (PS4 Pro)
Amazon logo
$449.00
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonSONY PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console, Lig...SONY PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console, Light & Slim PS4 System, 1TB Hard Drive, All the Greatest Games, TV, Music & More
Amazon logo
$351.00
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonPlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console - Only On...PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console - Only On PlayStation Bundle
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$422.81
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonSony PlayStation 4 PS4 Slim 1TB Gaming C...Sony PlayStation 4 PS4 Slim 1TB Gaming Console : FHD High Dynamic Range (HDR) Parental Control Capability Blu-Ray Player Bluetooth Wi-Fi HDMI Black (Two Controllers Included + iCarp USB Extension)
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$479.00
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonPlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console - Fortnit...PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console - Fortnite Bundle
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$389.88
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonSony Playstation 4 1TB Holiday Bundle (L...Sony Playstation 4 1TB Holiday Bundle (Last of Us, God of War, Horizon Zero Dawn)
Amazon logo
$420.55
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonNewest Flagship Sony Play Station 4 1TB ...Newest Flagship Sony Play Station 4 1TB HDD Only on Playstation PS4 Console Slim Bundle - Included 3X Games (The Last of Us, God of War, Horizon Zero Dawn) 1TB Hard Drive Incredible Games -Jet Black
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$429.00
Sony PlayStation 4 aliexpressps4 Sony PlayStation 4 Slim game console...ps4 Sony PlayStation 4 Slim game console (1TB, cuh-2208b) with 3 games (DG, Gow, Tlou) + subscription PS plus the 3 month
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$386.99

General info

1.Hard drive is replaceable
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 4
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
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 4
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

14mm

275mm

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

238.76mm

305mm

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
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 4
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

101.6mm

53mm

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

Performance

1.CPU speed

4 x 2GHz

8 x 1.6GHz

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.Can connect to an external drive
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 4
You can easily connect an external hard drive via USB if you need more space.
3.internal storage

32GB

500GB

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.

Connectivity

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 4
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 4
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has an external memory slot
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 4
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

3

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

Controllers

1.number of controllers

8

7

More controllers allows you to have more people playing at a time.
2.number of analog sticks

2

2

The more analog sticks, the more complex the input can be.
3.has an integrated touchpad
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 4
With a touchpad, users can control the device by moving their finger on a touch-sensitive surface.
4.Compatible with a motion-sensing controller(s)
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 4
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.
5.Has a wireless controller
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 4
The device controllers connect to the console wirelessly, allowing for a tangle free gaming experience.
6.Has dual force feedback
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 4
With dual force feedback the controller has realistic vibrations, allowing you to feel the direction from which the impact is coming.

Features

1.number of games

2441

1216

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
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 4
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
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 4
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
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 4
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 a touch screen
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 4
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
6.Has a secondary screen
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 4
A secondary screen complements the main screen, offering an enhanced and improved user experience.

Price comparison

Nintendo Switch

Buy used:

$219.99

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
$386.99
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch w/ Red & Blue Joy-Con + ...Nintendo Switch w/ Red & Blue Joy-Con + Animal Crossing (New Horizons) Game Bundle
Amazon logo
$441.85
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch w/ Gray Joy-Con + Mario ...Nintendo Switch w/ Gray Joy-Con + Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Full Game Download) - Switch
Amazon logo
$474.99
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch HAC 001 with Gray Joy-Co...Nintendo Switch HAC 001 with Gray Joy-Con + Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Full Game Download) & Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Disc) Game Bundle
Amazon logo
$589.90
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo - Nintendo Switch 32GB Console ...Nintendo - Nintendo Switch 32GB Console - Neon Red/Neon Blue Joy-Con
Amazon logo
$390.63
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch w/ Neon Blue & Neon Red ...Nintendo Switch w/ Neon Blue & Neon Red Joy-Con + Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Full Game Download) - Switch
Amazon logo
$474.99
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch - Gray Joy-Con - HAC 001...Nintendo Switch - Gray Joy-Con - HAC 001 (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Amazon logo
$386.99
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch - Animal Crossing: New H...Nintendo Switch - Animal Crossing: New Horizons Edition - Switch
Amazon logo
$509.37
Nintendo Switch aliexpressCONSOLA NINTENDO SWITCH LITE AZUL TURQUE...CONSOLA NINTENDO SWITCH LITE AZUL TURQUESA
aliexpress logo
$277.26

Sony PlayStation 4

Buy used:

$295.95

ProductStorePrice
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonPlayStation 4 Console - 1TB Slim Edition...PlayStation 4 Console - 1TB Slim Edition
Amazon logo
$348.00
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonPlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console
Amazon logo
$399.99
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonSony PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console - Bla...Sony PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console - Black (PS4 Pro)
Amazon logo
$449.00
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonSONY PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console, Lig...SONY PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console, Light & Slim PS4 System, 1TB Hard Drive, All the Greatest Games, TV, Music & More
Amazon logo
$351.00
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonPlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console - Only On...PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console - Only On PlayStation Bundle
Amazon logo
$422.81
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonSony PlayStation 4 PS4 Slim 1TB Gaming C...Sony PlayStation 4 PS4 Slim 1TB Gaming Console : FHD High Dynamic Range (HDR) Parental Control Capability Blu-Ray Player Bluetooth Wi-Fi HDMI Black (Two Controllers Included + iCarp USB Extension)
Amazon logo
$479.00
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonPlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console - Fortnit...PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console - Fortnite Bundle
Amazon logo
$389.88
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonSony Playstation 4 1TB Holiday Bundle (L...Sony Playstation 4 1TB Holiday Bundle (Last of Us, God of War, Horizon Zero Dawn)
Amazon logo
$420.55
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonNewest Flagship Sony Play Station 4 1TB ...Newest Flagship Sony Play Station 4 1TB HDD Only on Playstation PS4 Console Slim Bundle - Included 3X Games (The Last of Us, God of War, Horizon Zero Dawn) 1TB Hard Drive Incredible Games -Jet Black
Amazon logo
$429.00
Sony PlayStation 4 aliexpressps4 Sony PlayStation 4 Slim game console...ps4 Sony PlayStation 4 Slim game console (1TB, cuh-2208b) with 3 games (DG, Gow, Tlou) + subscription PS plus the 3 month
aliexpress logo
$386.99

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