Microsoft Xbox OneSony PlayStation 4
Top 63%463 points
Top 63%
Top 95%694 points
Top 95%
Total clock speed
Number of game consoles
lowmidhigh
Top 45%
3 game consoles
12.83GHz - 14GHz
NaN% of all game consolesYes
No
total clock speed
shading units
number of compute units
number of controllers
8 x 1.75
GHz
8 x 1.6
GHz
Microsoft Xbox One
8 x 1.75GHz
Best

Microsoft Xbox One vs Sony PlayStation 4: 22 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.
34
Sony PlayStation 2 Slim: 3870
1216
143
1

2. 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
99
0

3. 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

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.
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 4
9% have it
85
0

5. number of exclusive games

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

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

7. GPU clock speed

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

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.
768
Valve Steam Machine: 2304
1152
71
0

9. thickness

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

10. 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

11. width

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

12. 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
36% have it
66
0

13. 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
14% have it
61
0

14. height

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

15. 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

16. 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

17. number of controllers

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

18. 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

19. 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

20. volume

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

21. 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

22. 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
5% have it
43
1
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