42points

Nvidia Shield

80points

Sony PlayStation 4

Sony PlayStation 4
Comparison winner
vs
vs

39 facts in comparison

Nvidia Shield vs Sony PlayStation 4

Nvidia Shield
Sony PlayStation 4

Why is Nvidia Shield better than Sony PlayStation 4?

  • Has an external memory slot
    ?
  • 218mm thinner
    ?

    57mmvs275mm
  • 147mm narrower
    ?

    158mmvs305mm
  • Has a touch screen
    ?
  • 1.9 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    4vs2.1
  • 2.22kg lighter
    ?

    579gvs2800g

Why is Sony PlayStation 4 better than Nvidia Shield?

  • 1.68x faster CPU speed
    ?

    8 x 1.6GHzvs4 x 1.9GHz
  • 6GB more RAM memory
    ?

    8GBvs2GB
  • Can connect to an external drive
    ?
  • Hard drive is replaceable
    ?
  • 1080 more shading units
    ?

    1152vs72
  • Has voice commands
    ?
  • Is DLNA-certified
    ?
  • Streaming without subscription
    ?

Price comparison

Sony PlayStation 4

Buy used:

$340.33

ProductStorePrice
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonNexiGo 2020 Playstation 4 PS4 Slim 1TB C...NexiGo 2020 Playstation 4 PS4 Slim 1TB Console Holiday Bundle, Light & Slim PS4 System, 1TB Hard Drive Charging Station Dock Bundle
Amazon logo
$549.00
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
$501.54
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonHoliday Family Bundle Sony Playstation 4...Holiday Family Bundle Sony Playstation 4 1TB Slim- Jet Black
Amazon logo
$658.00

Performance

1.CPU speed

4 x 1.9GHz

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.RAM

2GB

8GB

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
Nvidia Shield
Sony PlayStation 4
You can easily connect an external hard drive via USB if you need more space.
4.shading units

72

1152

Shading units (or stream processors) are small processors within the graphics card that are responsible for processing different aspects of the image.
5.internal storage

16GB

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
Nvidia Shield
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
Nvidia Shield
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

57mm

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

158mm

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
Nvidia Shield
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

135mm

53mm

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
Nvidia Shield
Sony PlayStation 4
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Nvidia Shield
Sony PlayStation 4
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.is DLNA-certified
Nvidia Shield
Sony PlayStation 4
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.
4.has an external memory slot
Nvidia Shield
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.
5.USB ports

1

3

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Nvidia Shield
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.

Features

1.has voice commands
Nvidia Shield
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.
2.Streaming without subscription
Nvidia Shield
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.
3.Can play games while they download
Nvidia Shield
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.
4.has a touch screen
Nvidia Shield
Sony PlayStation 4
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
5.Has optical tracking
Nvidia Shield
Sony PlayStation 4
The device tracks the user's motion and gestures using a camera. This allows for enhanced gameplay through recognizing the player's movement.
6.Can play Blu-ray Discs
Nvidia Shield
Sony PlayStation 4
The optical drive of the console supports Blu-ray discs, allowing you to watch movies in 1080p HD resolution.

Controllers

1.number of analog sticks

2

2

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

12

14

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

Price comparison

Sony PlayStation 4

Buy used:

$340.33

ProductStorePrice
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonNexiGo 2020 Playstation 4 PS4 Slim 1TB C...NexiGo 2020 Playstation 4 PS4 Slim 1TB Console Holiday Bundle, Light & Slim PS4 System, 1TB Hard Drive Charging Station Dock Bundle
Amazon logo
$549.00
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
$501.54
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonHoliday Family Bundle Sony Playstation 4...Holiday Family Bundle Sony Playstation 4 1TB Slim- Jet Black
Amazon logo
$658.00

Follow Versus on Youtube

Check out our channel

Which are the best game consoles?

Show all
This page is currently only available in English.