64points

Nintendo Switch

81points

Sony PlayStation 4 Slim

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49 facts in comparison

Nintendo Switch vs Sony PlayStation 4 Slim

Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim

Why is Nintendo Switch better than Sony PlayStation 4 Slim?

  • 1225 more available games
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    2441vs1216
  • 1 more controllers supported
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    8vs7
  • Has an external memory slot
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  • 273mm thinner
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    14mmvs287mm
  • 25.34mm narrower
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    238.76mmvs264.1mm
  • 88.24% less body volume
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    339.61cm³vs2887.8542700000003cm³
  • Has a touch screen
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  • 2 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.1vs2.1

Why is Sony PlayStation 4 Slim better than Nintendo Switch?

  • 1.6x faster CPU speed
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    8 x 1.6GHzvs4 x 2GHz
  • 0.84 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance
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    1.84 TFLOPSvs1 TFLOPS
  • Can connect to an external drive
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  • Hard drive is replaceable
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  • Has voice commands
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  • Is DLNA-certified
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  • Streaming without subscription
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  • Has an internal power supply
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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)
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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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$414.95
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)
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$393.00
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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$539.74

Sony PlayStation 4 Slim

Buy used:

$349.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim AmazonPlaystation Sony 4, 500GB Slim System [C...Playstation Sony 4, 500GB Slim System [CUH-2215AB01], Black, 3003347 (Renewed)
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$469.00
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim walmartPlayStation 4 Console - 1TB Slim Edition...PlayStation 4 Console - 1TB Slim Edition
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$435.99

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.floating-point performance

1 TFLOPS

1.84 TFLOPS

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
3.Can connect to an external drive
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
You can easily connect an external hard drive via USB if you need more space.
4.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.

General info

1.Hard drive is replaceable
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Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
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 Slim
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

287mm

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

264.1mm

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 Slim
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

38.1mm

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

Connectivity

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

3

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

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

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 Slim
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)
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Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
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 Slim
The device controllers connect to the console wirelessly, allowing for a tangle free gaming experience.
6.Has dual force feedback
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Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
With dual force feedback the controller has realistic vibrations, allowing you to feel the direction from which the impact is coming.

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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$414.95
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)
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$393.00
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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$539.74

Sony PlayStation 4 Slim

Buy used:

$349.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim AmazonPlaystation Sony 4, 500GB Slim System [C...Playstation Sony 4, 500GB Slim System [CUH-2215AB01], Black, 3003347 (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$469.00
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim walmartPlayStation 4 Console - 1TB Slim Edition...PlayStation 4 Console - 1TB Slim Edition
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$435.99

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