Microsoft Xbox One vs Sony PlayStation 3

13.5 in
3.15 in
Microsoft Xbox One game console
vs
12.8 in
3.86 in
Sony PlayStation 3 game console

Full Comparison

Hardware

Microsoft Xbox OneMicrosoft Xbox OneSony PlayStation 3Sony PlayStation 3
CPU cores
8
8
GPU Clock Speed
853 MHz
550 MHz
CPU speed
1.75 GHz
3.2 GHz
CPU model
8 Core Custom AMD Jaguar Processor
8 Core 3.2 GHz POWER-based PPE with seven 3.2 GHz SPEs
GPU Name
Custom AMD Radeon Graphics Processor
RSX Reality Synthesizer based on NVIDIA G70
Ram memory
8GB
512MB

Screen

Microsoft Xbox OneMicrosoft Xbox OneSony PlayStation 3Sony PlayStation 3
3D Support
yesYes
yesYes
Resolutions Supported
1080i, 1080p, 720p, 480p, 576p
1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 720p, 576p

Controller

Microsoft Xbox OneMicrosoft Xbox OneSony PlayStation 3Sony PlayStation 3
Number of controllers included
1
1
Motion Detection
Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Connection Method
Wired, Wireless
Bluetooth
Number of joysticks
Dual
Dual
Triggers
4
4
Number of buttons
16
8
Number of supported wireless controllers
8
7
Weight
6.17 lb
0.55 lb

Audio

Microsoft Xbox OneMicrosoft Xbox OneSony PlayStation 3Sony PlayStation 3
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
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 OneMicrosoft Xbox OneSony PlayStation 3Sony PlayStation 3
Accessories included
Game
Game, Additional gamepad
Type of media supported
Blu-ray
Blu-ray
Remote control support
yesYes
yesYes
Surround decoder (5.1/7.1)
yesYes
yesYes

Dimensions

Microsoft Xbox OneMicrosoft Xbox OneSony PlayStation 3Sony PlayStation 3
Depth
10.35 in
10.79 in
Width
13.50 in
12.80 in
Height
3.15 in
3.86 in
Weight
6.17 lb
0.55 lb

Connectivity

Microsoft Xbox OneMicrosoft Xbox OneSony PlayStation 3Sony PlayStation 3
Ethernet connection speed
10/100/1000 (Gigabit)Mbit/s
10/100/1000 (Gigabit)Mbit/s
Wireless networking standard
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
802.11b, 802.11g
Number of USB Inputs
3
4
Number of USB 2.0 ports
0
4
Number of HDMI outputs
2
1
HDMI version
1.4
1.3a
Number of connection ports
3
4

Network

Microsoft Xbox OneMicrosoft Xbox OneSony PlayStation 3Sony PlayStation 3
Online service
Xbox Live
Playstation Network
App Store
Xbox Live Marketplace
PlayStation Store

Often compared to Xbox One

Often compared to PlayStation 3