79points

Nintendo Switch

88points

Sony PlayStation 4

Nintendo Switch
Comparison winner
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43 facts in comparison

Nintendo Switch vs Sony PlayStation 4

Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 4
79
points
Nintendo Switch
88
points
Sony PlayStation 4

Why is Nintendo Switch better than Sony PlayStation 4?

  • 1225 more available games
    ?

    2441vs1216
  • 66.24mm narrower
    238.76mmvs305mm
  • 261mm thinner
    14mmvs275mm
  • Has an external memory slot
    ?
  • 92.36% less body volume
    339.61cm³vs4445.375cm³
  • Has a touch screen
    ?
  • 2.4kg lighter
    398gvs2800g
  • 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
  • Hard drive is replaceable
    ?
  • 5 more controllers supported
    ?

    7vs2
  • 48.6mm shorter
    53mmvs101.6mm
  • Streaming without subscription
    ?
  • Has an internal power supply
    ?
  • The device has an integrated touchpad
    ?
  • 468GB more internal storage
    500GBvs32GB

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General info

1.volume
?

Best

Nintendo Switch Lite

266.63cm³

339.61cm³

4445.38cm³

2.Hard drive is replaceable
?

The internal hard drive can be replaced by the user, for example if you wish to upgrade to a larger storage capacity.

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Sony PlayStation 4
3.width
?

Best

Boxer8 Ouya (2014)

75mm

238.76mm

305mm

4.height
?

Best

Sony PS Vita TV

13.6mm

101.6mm

53mm

5.thickness
?

Best

Nintendo Switch Lite

14mm

14mm

275mm

6.Is region free
?

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.

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Sony PlayStation 4

Performance

1.CPU speed
?

Best

Microsoft Xbox One X

8 x 2.3GHz

4 x 2GHz

8 x 1.6GHz

2.internal storage
?

Best

Alienware Alpha (i7)

2000GB

32GB

500GB

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

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Sony PlayStation 4
2.has a HDMI output
?

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

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Sony PlayStation 4
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

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Sony PlayStation 4
4.USB ports
?

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Valve Steam Machine

8

3

3

5.has an external memory slot
?

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

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Sony PlayStation 4
6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
?

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.

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Sony PlayStation 4

Controllers

1.number of analog sticks
?

The more analog sticks, the more complex the input can be.

Best

Nintendo Switch Lite

2

2

2

2.number of controllers
?

More controllers allows you to have more people playing at a time.

Best

Microsoft Xbox One S

8

2

7

3.The device has an integrated touchpad
?

With a touchpad, users can control the device by moving their finger on a touch-sensitive surface. This can facilitate a more complex interaction.

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Sony PlayStation 4
4.Compatible with a motion-sensing controller(s)
?

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.

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Sony PlayStation 4
5.Has a wireless controller
?

The device controllers connect to the console wirelessly, allowing for a tangle free gaming experience.

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Sony PlayStation 4
6.Has dual force feedback
?

With dual force feedback the controller has realistic vibrations, allowing you to feel the direction from which the impact is coming.

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Sony PlayStation 4

Features

1.number of games
?

Consoles which have more games offer more choice to the user. It is also an indicator of how popular a console is.

Best

Sony PlayStation 2

3870

2441

1216

2.Can play games while they download
?

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.

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Sony PlayStation 4
3.Streaming without subscription
?

You can access big name video streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu Plus, without a subscription to the console’s manufacturer.

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Sony PlayStation 4
4.has a touch screen
?

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

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Sony PlayStation 4
5.Has optical tracking
?

The device tracks the user's motion and gestures using a camera. This allows for enhanced gameplay through recognizing the player's movement.

Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 4
6.Has a second screen
?

A second screen can complement the main display.

For example

Nintendo 2DS XL

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Sony PlayStation 4

Miscellaneous

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 4
2.Has USB Type-C
?

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

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Sony PlayStation 4

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