55points

Nintendo Wii U 8GB

42points

Nvidia Shield

Nintendo Wii U 8GB
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28 facts in comparison

Nintendo Wii U 8GB vs Nvidia Shield

Nintendo Wii U 8GB
Nvidia Shield

Why is Nintendo Wii U 8GB better than Nvidia Shield?

  • Can connect to an external drive
    ?
  • Streaming without subscription
    ?
  • 3 more USB ports
    ?

    4vs1
  • 89.28mm shorter
    ?

    45.72mmvs135mm
  • Compatible with a motion-sensing controller(s)
    ?
  • Supports connectivity between home and portable devices
    ?
  • Has a wireless controller
    ?
  • Has a secondary screen
    ?

Why is Nvidia Shield better than Nintendo Wii U 8GB?

  • 2.04x faster CPU speed
    ?

    4 x 1.9GHzvs3 x 1.24GHz
  • Is region free
    ?
  • 209.7mm thinner
    ?

    57mmvs266.7mm
  • 14.72mm narrower
    ?

    158mmvs172.72mm
  • 8GB more internal storage
    ?

    16GBvs8GB
  • 1.02kg lighter
    ?

    579gvs1600g
  • 1 more buttons
    ?

    12vs11

Price comparison

Nintendo Wii U 8GB

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$168.00

ProductStorePrice
Nintendo Wii U 8GB AmazonNintendo Wii U 8GB Basic Pack - White
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$299.99
Nintendo Wii U 8GB AmazonNintendo Wii U Console 8GB Basic Set - W...Nintendo Wii U Console 8GB Basic Set - White (Renewed)
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$329.95
Nintendo Wii U 8GB AmazonNintendo Wii U Deluxe Set: Super Mario 3...Nintendo Wii U Deluxe Set: Super Mario 3D World and Nintendo Land Bundle - Black 32 GB (Renewed)
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$449.99
Nintendo Wii U 8GB AmazonNintendo Wii U Black Premium Pack (32GB)...Nintendo Wii U Black Premium Pack (32GB) + New Super Mario Bros.U + New Super Luigi U
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$1,129.99

Performance

1.CPU speed

3 x 1.24GHz

4 x 1.9GHz

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.RAM

2GB

2GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
3.Can connect to an external drive
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
Nvidia Shield
You can easily connect an external hard drive via USB if you need more space.
4.internal storage

8GB

16GB

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 Wii U 8GB
Nvidia Shield
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

266.7mm

57mm

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

172.72mm

158mm

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

45.72mm

135mm

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

1.6kg

579g

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 Wii U 8GB
Nvidia Shield
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 Wii U 8GB
Nvidia Shield
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
Nvidia Shield
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has an external memory slot
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
Nvidia Shield
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 Wii U 8GB
Nvidia Shield
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

4

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
Nvidia Shield
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.Streaming without subscription
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
Nvidia Shield
You can access big name video streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu Plus, without a subscription to the console’s manufacturer.
2.has a touch screen
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
Nvidia Shield
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
3.Has a secondary screen
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
Nvidia Shield
A secondary screen complements the main screen, offering an enhanced and improved user experience.
4.Exclusive rights to Super Mario Mii
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
Nvidia Shield
Super Mario Mii is designed especially for the Nintendo Wii U, and optimizes the console's unique features.
5.Exclusive rights to the latest Zelda game
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
Nvidia Shield
You need this console if you want to play the latest Zelda.

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 Wii U 8GB
Nvidia Shield
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 Wii U 8GB
Nvidia Shield
The device controllers connect to the console wirelessly, allowing for a tangle free gaming experience.
4.number of buttons

11

12

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.

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