Sony PlayStation 4Microsoft Xbox One
Top 9%1,844 points
Top 9%
Top 35%1,313 points
Top 35%
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Top specs and features

Sony PlayStation 4 vs Microsoft Xbox One: 46 facts in comparison

1. number of games

Consoles which have more games offer more choice to the user. It is also an indicator of how popular a console is.
1216
Sony PlayStation 2: 3870
34

2. floating-point performance

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
1.84TFLOPS
Microsoft Xbox One X: 6TFLOPS
1.31TFLOPS

3. total clock speed

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

4. 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.
Sony PlayStation 4
Microsoft Xbox One
12% have it

5. number of exclusive games

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

6. 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.
176GB/s
Microsoft Xbox One X: 326GB/s
68.3GB/s

7. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
800MHz
Microsoft Xbox One X: 1172MHz
853MHz

8. shading units

Shading units (or stream processors) are small processors within the graphics card that are responsible for processing different aspects of the image.
1152
Valve Steam Machine: 2304
768

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.
Sony PlayStation 4
Microsoft Xbox One
9% have it

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.
Sony PlayStation 4
Microsoft Xbox One
40% have it

11. width

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

12. thickness

12mm thinner.
275mm
Sony Vita 2: 15mm
263mm

13. Can connect to an external drive

You can easily connect an external hard drive via USB if you need more space.
Sony PlayStation 4
Microsoft Xbox One
15% have it

14. height

21mm shorter.
53mm
Sony PS Vita TV: 13.6mm
74mm

16. 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.
Sony PlayStation 4
Microsoft Xbox One
8% 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.
Sony PlayStation 4
Microsoft Xbox One
13% have it

18. Exclusive rights to the latest Halo title

The console has the latest Halo title in its line-up.
Sony PlayStation 4
Microsoft Xbox One
7% have it

19. number of compute units

Compute units are a part of the GPU that contain the stream processors, an important component of graphics processing power.
18
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim (2017): 18
12

20. number of controllers

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

21. 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.
Sony PlayStation 4
Microsoft Xbox One
41% have it

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.
Sony PlayStation 4
Microsoft Xbox One
29% have it

23. 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.
32
Valve Steam Machine: 48
16

24. volume

25.79% less body volume.
4445.38cm³
Boxer8 Ouya (2014): 461.25cm³
6675.47cm³

25. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Sony PlayStation 4
Microsoft Xbox One
11% have it

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