Microsoft Xbox vs Sony Playstation 4

12.2 in
3.94 in
Microsoft Xbox game console
vs
10.83 in
2.09 in
Sony Playstation 4 game console

Full Comparison

Hardware

Microsoft XboxMicrosoft XboxSony Playstation 4Sony Playstation 4
CPU cores
1
8
GPU Clock Speed
233 MHz
800 MHz
CPU speed
0.733 GHz
1.6 GHz
CPU model
1 Core 733 MHz Custom Intel Pentium III Coppermine
8 Core Custom AMD Jaguar Processor
GPU Name
Custom Nvidia NV2A
Custom AMD Radeon Graphics Processor
Ram memory
64MB
8GB

Screen

Microsoft XboxMicrosoft XboxSony Playstation 4Sony Playstation 4
Resolutions Supported
1080i, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p
720p, 1080p, 1080i

Controller

Microsoft XboxMicrosoft XboxSony Playstation 4Sony Playstation 4
Number of controllers included
1
1
Features
Memory Card Slot, Vibration
Audio/Microphone Input, Display Screen, Microphone, Power Console On/Off, Touch Screen, Vibration
Connection Method
Wired
Bluetooth
Number of joysticks
Dual
Dual
Triggers
2
4
Number of buttons
16
8
Number of supported wireless controllers
4
4
Weight
10.14 lb
0.42 lb

Audio

Microsoft XboxMicrosoft XboxSony Playstation 4Sony Playstation 4
Audio format
Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
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 XboxMicrosoft XboxSony Playstation 4Sony Playstation 4
Type of media supported
DVD
Blu-ray
Remote control support
yesYes
yesYes
Surround decoder (5.1/7.1)
yesYes
yesYes

Dimensions

Microsoft XboxMicrosoft XboxSony Playstation 4Sony Playstation 4
Depth
10.63 in
12.01 in
Width
12.20 in
10.83 in
Height
3.94 in
2.09 in
Weight
10.14 lb
0.42 lb

Connectivity

Microsoft XboxMicrosoft XboxSony Playstation 4Sony Playstation 4
Ethernet connection speed
10/100Mbit/s
10/100/1000 (Gigabit)Mbit/s
Number of USB Inputs
0
2
Number of connection ports
4
2

Network

Microsoft XboxMicrosoft XboxSony Playstation 4Sony Playstation 4
Online service
Xbox Live
Playstation Network

Often compared to Xbox

Often compared to Playstation 4