80points

Sony PlayStation 4

100points

Sony PlayStation 5

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Sony PlayStation 4 vs Sony PlayStation 5

Sony PlayStation 4
Sony PlayStation 5

Why is Sony PlayStation 4 better than Sony PlayStation 5?

  • 1191 more available games
    ?

    1216vs25
  • Hard drive is replaceable
    ?
  • 337mm shorter
    ?

    53mmvs390mm
  • 57.85% less body volume
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    4445.38cm³vs10545.6cm³
  • 1.98kg lighter
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    2.8kgvs4780g
  • Exclusive rights to Killzone: Shadow Fall
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Why is Sony PlayStation 5 better than Sony PlayStation 4?

  • 2.19x faster CPU speed
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    8 x 3.5GHzvs8 x 1.6GHz
  • 8.44 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance
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    10.28 TFLOPSvs1.84 TFLOPS
  • 8GB more RAM memory
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    16GBvs8GB
  • 272GB/s higher memory bandwidth
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    448GB/svs176GB/s
  • 1430MHz faster GPU clock speed
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    2230MHzvs800MHz
  • 18 more compute units
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    36vs18
  • Has an external memory slot
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  • 171mm thinner
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    104mmvs275mm

Price comparison

Sony PlayStation 4

Buy used:

$319.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonSONY PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console, Lig...SONY PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console, Light & Slim PS4 System, 1TB Hard Drive, All the Greatest Games, TV, Music & More
Amazon logo
$399.80
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonSony PlayStation 4 PS4 Slim 1TB Gaming C...Sony PlayStation 4 PS4 Slim 1TB Gaming Console : FHD High Dynamic Range (HDR) Parental Control Capability Blu-Ray Bluetooth Wi-Fi HDMI Black (One Controller Skin Included + iCarp USB Extension)
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$529.00
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonHoliday Family Bundle Sony Playstation 4...Holiday Family Bundle Sony Playstation 4 1TB Slim- Jet Black
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$629.00
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonPlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console - Only On...PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console - Only On PlayStation Bundle
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$399.00

Sony PlayStation 5

Buy used:

$332.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony PlayStation 5 Amazon2019 Newest Sony PlayStation 4 Pro 2TB C...2019 Newest Sony PlayStation 4 Pro 2TB Console with Red Dead Redemption 2 Bundle
Amazon logo
$598.00
Sony PlayStation 5 AmazonSONY PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console, Lig...SONY PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console, Light & Slim PS4 System, 1TB Hard Drive, All the Greatest Games, TV, Music & More
Amazon logo
$388.71
Sony PlayStation 5 AmazonDualSense Wireless Controller
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$69.96
Sony PlayStation 5 AmazonMarvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Launc...Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Launch Edition – PlayStation 5
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$49.88
Sony PlayStation 5 AmazonOculus Quest 2 — Advanced All-In-One Vir...Oculus Quest 2 — Advanced All-In-One Virtual Reality Headset — 256 GB
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$399.00
Sony PlayStation 5 walmartSony PlayStation 5, Digital Edition
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$399.00

Performance

1.CPU speed

8 x 1.6GHz

8 x 3.5GHz

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.floating-point performance

1.84 TFLOPS

10.28 TFLOPS

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

8GB

16GB

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.
4.memory bandwidth

176GB/s

448GB/s

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.
5.GPU clock speed

800MHz

2230MHz

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
6.Can connect to an external drive
Sony PlayStation 4
Sony PlayStation 5
You can easily connect an external hard drive via USB if you need more space.

General info

1.Hard drive is replaceable
Sony PlayStation 4
Sony PlayStation 5
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
Sony PlayStation 4
Sony PlayStation 5
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

275mm

104mm

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

305mm

260mm

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
Sony PlayStation 4
Sony PlayStation 5
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

53mm

390mm

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
Sony PlayStation 4
Sony PlayStation 5
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Sony PlayStation 4
Sony PlayStation 5
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.is DLNA-certified
Sony PlayStation 4
Sony PlayStation 5
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
Sony PlayStation 4
Sony PlayStation 5
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

3

4

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Sony PlayStation 4
Sony PlayStation 5
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.number of games

1216

25

Consoles which have more games offer more choice to the user. It is also an indicator of how popular a console is.
2.has voice commands
Sony PlayStation 4
Sony PlayStation 5
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
3.Streaming without subscription
Sony PlayStation 4
Sony PlayStation 5
You can access big name video streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu Plus, without a subscription to the console’s manufacturer.
4.Can play games while they download
Sony PlayStation 4
Sony PlayStation 5
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.
5.number of channels of sound output

7.1

7.1

The more channels of sound, the more realistic the experience becomes.
6.Has optical tracking
Sony PlayStation 4
Sony PlayStation 5
The device tracks the user's motion and gestures using a camera. This allows for enhanced gameplay through recognizing the player's movement.

Controllers

1.has an integrated touchpad
Sony PlayStation 4
Sony PlayStation 5
With a touchpad, users can control the device by moving their finger on a touch-sensitive surface.
2.Compatible with a motion-sensing controller(s)
Sony PlayStation 4
Sony PlayStation 5
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.
3.Has a wireless controller
Sony PlayStation 4
Sony PlayStation 5
The device controllers connect to the console wirelessly, allowing for a tangle free gaming experience.
4.Has dual force feedback
Sony PlayStation 4
Sony PlayStation 5
With dual force feedback the controller has realistic vibrations, allowing you to feel the direction from which the impact is coming.

Price comparison

Sony PlayStation 4

Buy used:

$319.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonSONY PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console, Lig...SONY PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console, Light & Slim PS4 System, 1TB Hard Drive, All the Greatest Games, TV, Music & More
Amazon logo
$399.80
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonSony PlayStation 4 PS4 Slim 1TB Gaming C...Sony PlayStation 4 PS4 Slim 1TB Gaming Console : FHD High Dynamic Range (HDR) Parental Control Capability Blu-Ray Bluetooth Wi-Fi HDMI Black (One Controller Skin Included + iCarp USB Extension)
Amazon logo
$529.00
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonHoliday Family Bundle Sony Playstation 4...Holiday Family Bundle Sony Playstation 4 1TB Slim- Jet Black
Amazon logo
$629.00
Sony PlayStation 4 AmazonPlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console - Only On...PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console - Only On PlayStation Bundle
Amazon logo
$399.00

Sony PlayStation 5

Buy used:

$332.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony PlayStation 5 Amazon2019 Newest Sony PlayStation 4 Pro 2TB C...2019 Newest Sony PlayStation 4 Pro 2TB Console with Red Dead Redemption 2 Bundle
Amazon logo
$598.00
Sony PlayStation 5 AmazonSONY PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console, Lig...SONY PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console, Light & Slim PS4 System, 1TB Hard Drive, All the Greatest Games, TV, Music & More
Amazon logo
$388.71
Sony PlayStation 5 AmazonDualSense Wireless Controller
Amazon logo
$69.96
Sony PlayStation 5 AmazonMarvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Launc...Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Launch Edition – PlayStation 5
Amazon logo
$49.88
Sony PlayStation 5 AmazonOculus Quest 2 — Advanced All-In-One Vir...Oculus Quest 2 — Advanced All-In-One Virtual Reality Headset — 256 GB
Amazon logo
$399.00
Sony PlayStation 5 walmartSony PlayStation 5, Digital Edition
walmart logo
$399.00

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