Microsoft Xbox OneSony PlayStation 4
Top 33%463 points
Top 33%
Top 5%659 points
Top 5%
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Top 45%
3 game consoles
12.83GHz - 14GHz
NaN% of all game consolesYes
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total clock speed
RAM
internal storage
shading units
number of compute units
number of controllers

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.
1.31TFLOPS
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro: 4.14TFLOPS
1.84TFLOPS
100
0

2. total clock speed

9.38% faster CPU clock speed.
8 x 1.75GHz
Microsoft Xbox One: 8 x 3.2GHz
8 x 1.6GHz
94
1

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
9% have it
85
0

4. number of exclusive games

Exclusive games are only available to that game console producer.
9
Nintendo Wii: 369
8
77
0

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.
68.3GB/s
Valve Steam Machine: 288.4GB/s
176GB/s
74
1

6. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
853MHz
Nvidia Shield 2: 950MHz
800MHz
73
1

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.
768
Valve Steam Machine: 2304
1152
71
0

8. thickness

12mm thinner.
263mm
Sony PS Vita Slim: 15mm
275mm
68
0

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
67
0

10. 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
37% have it
66
0

11. width

38mm narrower.
343mm
Boxer8 Ouya (2014): 75mm
305mm
66
0

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
3% have it
65
1

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
10% have it
64
1

14. 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
13% have it
61
0

15. height

21mm shorter.
74mm
Sony PlayStation TV: 13.6mm
53mm
61
0

16. Exclusive rights to the latest Halo title

The console has the latest Halo title in its line-up.
Microsoft Xbox One
3% have it
61
0

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
10% have it
60
1

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.
12
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro: 18
18
59
0

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
45% have it
58
0

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.
16
Valve Steam Machine: 48
32
57
0

21. number of controllers

More controllers allows you to have more people playing at a time.
8
Microsoft Xbox One: 8
7
57
1

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
37% have it
55
0

23. volume

34.76% less body volume.
5990cm³
Boxer8 Ouya (2014): 421.88cm³
4445cm³
52
0

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
8% have it
48
1

25. RAM

0GB more RAM memory.
8GB
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro: 8GB
8GB
45
0

26. Exclusive rights to Killzone: Shadow Fall

Sony has exclusive rights to this game as one of their PS4 launch titles.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
4% have it
43
1

27. Supports connectivity between home and portable devices

A portable device (eg. handheld console, smartphone) can be connected with a home console and used as a gamepad.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
63% have it
38
0

28. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
3
Valve Steam Machine: 8
3
37
0

29. Is region free

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.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
40% have it
37
0

30. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
74% have it
36
0

31. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

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.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
55% have it
35
0

32. Has dual force feedback

With dual force feedback the controller has realistic vibrations, allowing you to feel the direction from which the impact is coming.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
39% have it
32
0

33. Can play games whilst they download

This means you don’t have to wait for the entire game to download first, as the later stages of the game download whilst you are playing.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
12% have it
32
0

34. internal storage

0GB more internal storage.
500GB
Xbox One S 2TB: 2000GB
500GB
31
0

35. number of analog sticks

The more analog sticks, the more complex the input can be.
2
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro: 2
2
31
0

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