Microsoft Xbox 360 Core vs Sony PlayStation 3

vs
12.8 in
3.86 in
Sony PlayStation 3 game console

Full Comparison

Hardware

Microsoft Xbox 360 CoreMicrosoft Xbox 360 CoreSony PlayStation 3Sony PlayStation 3
CPU cores
3
8
GPU Clock Speed
500 MHz
550 MHz
CPU speed
0.73 GHz
3.2 GHz
CPU model
3 Core 3.2 GHz IBM PowerPC tri-core codenamed "Xenon"
8 Core 3.2 GHz POWER-based PPE with seven 3.2 GHz SPEs
GPU Name
"Xenos" (ATI custom design)
RSX Reality Synthesizer based on NVIDIA G70
Ram memory
512MB
512MB

Screen

Microsoft Xbox 360 CoreMicrosoft Xbox 360 CoreSony PlayStation 3Sony PlayStation 3
3D Support
yesYes
yesYes
Resolutions Supported
1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p
1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 720p, 576p

Controller

Microsoft Xbox 360 CoreMicrosoft Xbox 360 CoreSony PlayStation 3Sony PlayStation 3
Connection Method
Wireless
Bluetooth
Number of joysticks
Dual
Dual
Weight
0.00 lb
0.55 lb
Number of supported wireless controllers
4
7

Audio

Microsoft Xbox 360 CoreMicrosoft Xbox 360 CoreSony PlayStation 3Sony PlayStation 3
Audio format
Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital EX, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby Pro Logic IIx, DTS 5.1, DTS 96/24, DTS ES
Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital EX, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby Pro Logic IIx, DTS 5.1, DTS 96/24, DTS ES

Features

Microsoft Xbox 360 CoreMicrosoft Xbox 360 CoreSony PlayStation 3Sony PlayStation 3
Type of media supported
DVD
Blu-ray
Remote control support
yesYes
yesYes
Surround decoder (5.1/7.1)
yesYes
yesYes

Dimensions

Microsoft Xbox 360 CoreMicrosoft Xbox 360 CoreSony PlayStation 3Sony PlayStation 3
Depth
10.63 in
10.79 in
Width
12.20 in
12.80 in
Height
3.94 in
3.86 in
Weight
0.00 lb
0.55 lb

Connectivity

Microsoft Xbox 360 CoreMicrosoft Xbox 360 CoreSony PlayStation 3Sony PlayStation 3
Ethernet connection speed
10/100Mbit/s
10/100/1000 (Gigabit)Mbit/s
Number of USB Inputs
3
4
Number of connection ports
3
4

Network

Microsoft Xbox 360 CoreMicrosoft Xbox 360 CoreSony PlayStation 3Sony PlayStation 3
Online service
Xbox Live
Playstation Network
App Store
Xbox Live Marketplace
PlayStation Store

Often compared to Xbox 360 Core

Often compared to PlayStation 3