Microsoft Xbox One vs Nintendo Wii U

13.5 in
3.15 in
Microsoft Xbox One game console
vs
6.81 in
1.77 in
Nintendo Wii U game console

Full Comparison

Hardware

Microsoft Xbox OneMicrosoft Xbox OneNintendo Wii UNintendo Wii U
CPU cores
8
3
GPU Clock Speed
853 MHz
550 MHz
CPU speed
1.75 GHz
1.24 GHz
CPU model
8 Core Custom AMD Jaguar Processor
3 Core IBM PowerPC 750 Espresso
GPU Name
Custom AMD Radeon Graphics Processor
AMD Radeon HD "Latte" GPU
Ram memory
8GB
2GB

Screen

Microsoft Xbox OneMicrosoft Xbox OneNintendo Wii UNintendo Wii U
3D Support
yesYes
yesYes
Resolutions Supported
1080i, 1080p, 720p, 480p, 576p
1080i, 1080p, 720p, 480i, 480p, 576p

Controller

Microsoft Xbox OneMicrosoft Xbox OneNintendo Wii UNintendo Wii U
Features
Audio/Microphone Input, Power Console On/Off, Vibration
Audio/Microphone Input, Display Screen, Independent Game Play, Memory Card Slot, Microphone, Power Console On/Off, Touch Screen, Vibration
Motion Detection
Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, IR Sensor/Transmitter
Connection Method
Wired, Wireless
Wireless
Number of joysticks
Dual
Dual
Triggers
4
4
Number of buttons
16
8
Alternative Controller
Kinect
Wii Remote
Number of supported wireless controllers
8
5

Audio

Microsoft Xbox OneMicrosoft Xbox OneNintendo Wii UNintendo Wii U
Audio format
Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital EX, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby Atmos, DTS 5.1, DTS 96/24, DTS ES, DTS:X
DTS 5.1

Features

Microsoft Xbox OneMicrosoft Xbox OneNintendo Wii UNintendo Wii U
Accessories included
Game
Game
Type of media supported
Blu-ray
Blu-ray
Surround decoder (5.1/7.1)
yesYes
yesYes

Dimensions

Microsoft Xbox OneMicrosoft Xbox OneNintendo Wii UNintendo Wii U
Depth
10.35 in
10.51 in
Width
13.50 in
6.81 in
Height
3.15 in
1.77 in
Weight
6.17 lb
3.53 lb

Connectivity

Microsoft Xbox OneMicrosoft Xbox OneNintendo Wii UNintendo Wii U
Wireless networking standard
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Number of USB Inputs
3
4
Number of USB 2.0 ports
0
4
HDMI
yesYes
yesYes
Number of HDMI outputs
2
1
HDMI version
1.4
1.4a

Network

Microsoft Xbox OneMicrosoft Xbox OneNintendo Wii UNintendo Wii U
Online service
Xbox Live
Nintendo Network
Social features
Leaderboards, Messaging, Skype, Video Chat, Browser, Facebook, Netflix, Twitter, Viaplay, YouTube, Twitch
Leaderboards, Messaging, Browser, Netflix, YouTube
App Store
Xbox Live Marketplace
Nintendo eShop

Often compared to Xbox One

Often compared to Wii U