64points

Nintendo Switch

100points

Sony PlayStation 5

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53 facts in comparison

Nintendo Switch vs Sony PlayStation 5

Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 5

Why is Nintendo Switch better than Sony PlayStation 5?

  • 2416 more available games
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    2441vs25
  • 90mm thinner
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    14mmvs104mm
  • 21.24mm narrower
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    238.76mmvs260mm
  • 288.4mm shorter
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    101.6mmvs390mm
  • 96.78% less body volume
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    339.61cm³vs10545.6cm³
  • Has a touch screen
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  • 4.38kg lighter
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    398gvs4780g
  • Has stereo speakers
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Why is Sony PlayStation 5 better than Nintendo Switch?

  • 3.5x faster CPU speed
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    8 x 3.5GHzvs4 x 2GHz
  • 9.28 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance
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    10.28 TFLOPSvs1 TFLOPS
  • Can connect to an external drive
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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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  • 1 more USB ports
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    4vs3
  • 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 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
$436.99
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)
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$539.21
Nintendo Switch walmartNintendo Switch Console with Gray Joy-Co...Nintendo Switch Console with Gray Joy-Con
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$299.00

Sony PlayStation 5

Buy used:

$309.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony PlayStation 5 Amazon2019 Newest Sony PlayStation 4 Pro 2TB C...2019 Newest Sony PlayStation 4 Pro 2TB Console with Red Dead Redemption 2 Bundle
Amazon logo
$599.99
Sony PlayStation 5 Amazon$100 PlayStation Store Gift Card [Digita...$100 PlayStation Store Gift Card [Digital Code]
Amazon logo
$100.00
Sony PlayStation 5 AmazonDualSense Wireless Controller
Amazon logo
$69.96
Sony PlayStation 5 AmazonMarvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Launc...Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Launch Edition – PlayStation 5
Amazon logo
$49.88
Sony PlayStation 5 AmazonHD Camera
Amazon logo
$59.96
Sony PlayStation 5 walmartSony PlayStation 5, Digital Edition
walmart logo
$399.00

Performance

1.CPU speed

4 x 2GHz

8 x 3.5GHz

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

10.28 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 5
You can easily connect an external hard drive via USB if you need more space.
4.internal storage

32GB

825GB

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.
5.resolution

1280 x 720px

7680 x 4320px

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.
6.supports ray tracing
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 5
Ray tracing is an advanced light rendering technique that provides more realistic lighting, shadows, and reflections in games.

General info

1.Hard drive is replaceable
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 5
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 5
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

104mm

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

260mm

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 5
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

390mm

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 5
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 5
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has an external memory slot
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 5
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 5
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

4

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 5
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

25

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
6.Has a secondary screen
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 5
A secondary screen complements the main screen, offering an enhanced and improved user experience.

Controllers

1.has an integrated touchpad
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 5
With a touchpad, users can control the device by moving their finger on a touch-sensitive surface.
2.Compatible with a motion-sensing controller(s)
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 5
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 5
The device controllers connect to the console wirelessly, allowing for a tangle free gaming experience.
4.Has dual force feedback
Nintendo Switch
Sony PlayStation 5
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 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
$436.99
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
$539.21
Nintendo Switch walmartNintendo Switch Console with Gray Joy-Co...Nintendo Switch Console with Gray Joy-Con
walmart logo
$299.00

Sony PlayStation 5

Buy used:

$309.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony PlayStation 5 Amazon2019 Newest Sony PlayStation 4 Pro 2TB C...2019 Newest Sony PlayStation 4 Pro 2TB Console with Red Dead Redemption 2 Bundle
Amazon logo
$599.99
Sony PlayStation 5 Amazon$100 PlayStation Store Gift Card [Digita...$100 PlayStation Store Gift Card [Digital Code]
Amazon logo
$100.00
Sony PlayStation 5 AmazonDualSense Wireless Controller
Amazon logo
$69.96
Sony PlayStation 5 AmazonMarvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Launc...Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Launch Edition – PlayStation 5
Amazon logo
$49.88
Sony PlayStation 5 AmazonHD Camera
Amazon logo
$59.96
Sony PlayStation 5 walmartSony PlayStation 5, Digital Edition
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$399.00

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