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Top 33%482 points
Top 33%
Top 5%684 points
Top 5%
Top specs and features

Microsoft Xbox One vs Sony PlayStation 4: 45 facts in comparison

1. floating-point performance

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.

2. total clock speed

9.38% faster CPU clock speed.
8 x 1.6GHz

3. Hard drive is replaceable

The internal hard drive can be replaced by the user, for example if you wish to upgrade to a larger storage capacity.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
10% have it

4. number of exclusive games

Exclusive games are only available to that game console producer.

5. memory bandwidth

A higher memory bandwidth means the memory can be accessed faster and therefore data can be retrieved quicker, having a positive effect on the performance.

6. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

7. shading units

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

8. thickness

12mm thinner.

9. Has an internal power supply

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.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
7% have it

10. width

38mm narrower.

11. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
40% have it

12. has voice commands

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
4% have it

13. Can connect to an external drive

You can easily connect an external hard drive via USB if you need more space.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
13% have it

14. height

21mm shorter.

15. The device has an integrated touchpad

With a touchpad, users can control the device by moving their finger on a touch-sensitive surface. This can facilitate a more complex interaction.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
11% have it

16. Exclusive rights to the latest Halo title

The console has the latest Halo title in its line-up.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
4% have it

17. Streaming without subscription

You can access big name video streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu Plus, without a subscription to the console’s manufacturer.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
11% have it

18. number of compute units

Compute units are a part of the GPU that contain the stream processors, an important component of graphics processing power.

19. Is DLNA certified

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.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
41% have it

20. render output units (ROPs)

The ROPs are responsible for some of the final steps of the rendering process, writing the final pixel data to memory and carrying out other tasks such as anti-aliasing to improve the look of graphics.

21. number of controllers

More controllers allows you to have more people playing at a time.

22. Can be used with a motion sensing controller

A motion sensing controller allows for a realistic experience when playing certain games, such as sports.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
29% have it

23. volume

34.76% less body volume.

24. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
9% have it

25. RAM

0GB more RAM memory.

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