42points

Nvidia Shield

83points

Sony PlayStation 4 Pro

Sony PlayStation 4 Pro
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Nvidia Shield vs Sony PlayStation 4 Pro

Nvidia Shield
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro

Why is Nvidia Shield better than Sony PlayStation 4 Pro?

  • 238mm thinner
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    57mmvs295mm
  • 169mm narrower
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    158mmvs327mm
  • Has a touch screen
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  • 1.9 newer Bluetooth version
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    4vs2.1
  • 2.72kg lighter
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    579gvs3300g

Why is Sony PlayStation 4 Pro better than Nvidia Shield?

  • 2.42x faster CPU speed
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    8 x 2.3GHzvs4 x 1.9GHz
  • 6GB more RAM memory
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    8GBvs2GB
  • Can connect to an external drive
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  • Hard drive is replaceable
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  • 1080 more shading units
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    1152vs72
  • Has voice commands
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  • Is DLNA-certified
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  • Streaming without subscription
    ?

Price comparison

Nvidia Shield

Buy used:

$44.99

ProductStorePrice
Nvidia Shield AmazonNVIDIA SHIELD Android TV Pro 4K HDR Stre...NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV Pro 4K HDR Streaming Media Player; High Performance, Dolby Vision, 3GB RAM, 2x USB, Works with Alexa
Amazon logo
$199.99
Nvidia Shield AmazonNVIDIA Shield TV | 4K HDR Streaming Medi...NVIDIA Shield TV | 4K HDR Streaming Media Player
Amazon logo
$249.00
Nvidia Shield AmazonNVIDIA SHIELD K1 8" Tablet - Black (Rene...NVIDIA SHIELD K1 8" Tablet - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$298.95
Nvidia Shield AmazonNVIDIA SHIELD Controller - Android (Rene...NVIDIA SHIELD Controller - Android (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$63.99
Nvidia Shield AmazonMightySkins Skin Compatible with NVIDIA ...MightySkins Skin Compatible with NVIDIA Shield TV (2017) wrap Cover Sticker Skins Watercolor Blue
Amazon logo
$19.99

Sony PlayStation 4 Pro

ProductStorePrice
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro AmazonPlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console
Amazon logo
$335.99
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro AmazonSony PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console - Bla...Sony PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console - Black (PS4 Pro)
Amazon logo
$330.00

Performance

1.CPU speed

4 x 1.9GHz

8 x 2.3GHz

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 Pro
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

1000GB

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 Pro
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 Pro
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

295mm

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

327mm

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 Pro
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

55mm

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 Pro
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Nvidia Shield
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.is DLNA-certified
Nvidia Shield
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro
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 Pro
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 Pro
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 Pro
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 Pro
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 Pro
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 Pro
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
5.Has optical tracking
Nvidia Shield
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro
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 Pro
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 Pro
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 Pro
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 Pro
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 Pro
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

Nvidia Shield

Buy used:

$44.99

ProductStorePrice
Nvidia Shield AmazonNVIDIA SHIELD Android TV Pro 4K HDR Stre...NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV Pro 4K HDR Streaming Media Player; High Performance, Dolby Vision, 3GB RAM, 2x USB, Works with Alexa
Amazon logo
$199.99
Nvidia Shield AmazonNVIDIA Shield TV | 4K HDR Streaming Medi...NVIDIA Shield TV | 4K HDR Streaming Media Player
Amazon logo
$249.00
Nvidia Shield AmazonNVIDIA SHIELD K1 8" Tablet - Black (Rene...NVIDIA SHIELD K1 8" Tablet - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$298.95
Nvidia Shield AmazonNVIDIA SHIELD Controller - Android (Rene...NVIDIA SHIELD Controller - Android (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$63.99
Nvidia Shield AmazonMightySkins Skin Compatible with NVIDIA ...MightySkins Skin Compatible with NVIDIA Shield TV (2017) wrap Cover Sticker Skins Watercolor Blue
Amazon logo
$19.99

Sony PlayStation 4 Pro

ProductStorePrice
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro AmazonPlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console
Amazon logo
$335.99
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro AmazonSony PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console - Bla...Sony PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console - Black (PS4 Pro)
Amazon logo
$330.00

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