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Microsoft Xbox vs Sony PlayStation

12.2 in
3.94 in
Microsoft Xbox Game Console
Microsoft Xbox
Sony PlayStation Game Console
Sony PlayStation
Available colors
User rating
2
4.5 out of 5
2 user ratings
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4 stars
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2
3.0 out of 5
2 user ratings
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50 %
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Full Comparison

Hardware

Microsoft XboxMicrosoft XboxSony PlayStationSony PlayStation
Storage
8GB
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None
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CPU cores
1
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1
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GPU Clock Speed
233.0 MHz
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N/A
CPU speed
0.73 GHz
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0.03 GHz
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CPU model
1 Core 733 MHz Custom Intel Pentium III Coppermine
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1 Core MIPS R3000A-family R3051 @ 33.8688 MHz
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GPU name
Custom Nvidia NV2A
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Handles 2D graphics processing separate from the main 3D engine on the CPU
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RAM memory
64MB
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4MB
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Screen

Microsoft XboxMicrosoft XboxSony PlayStationSony PlayStation
HDR
no
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no
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Resolutions supported
  • 1080i
  • 480i
  • 480p
  • 576i
  • 576p
  • 720p
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480p
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Controller

Microsoft XboxMicrosoft XboxSony PlayStationSony PlayStation
Number of controllers included
1
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N/A
Features
  • Memory Card Slot
  • Vibration
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N/A
Connection Method
Wired
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N/A
Number of joysticks
Dual
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N/A
Directional Pad
yes
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yes
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Triggers
2
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N/A
Number of buttons
16
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N/A
Number of supported wireless controllers
4
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2
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Alternative Controller Included
N/A
no
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Features

Microsoft XboxMicrosoft XboxSony PlayStationSony PlayStation
Backward compatibility
no
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no
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Type of media supported
DVD
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CD-ROM
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Remote control support
yes
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N/A
Surround decoder (5.1/7.1)
yes
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N/A
Video formats supported
N/A
480p
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Dimensions

Microsoft XboxMicrosoft XboxSony PlayStationSony PlayStation
Depth
10.63 in
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N/A
Width
12.2 in
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Height
3.94 in
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Weight
162.26 oz
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N/A
Colour of product
Black
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Grey
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Connectivity

Microsoft XboxMicrosoft XboxSony PlayStationSony PlayStation
Ethernet
yes
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no
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Ethernet connection speed
10/100Mbit/s
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N/A
WiFi
no
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no
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USB
no
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no
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Number of USB Inputs
0
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0
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HDMI
no
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no
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A/V Outputs
  • Component Video
  • RCA
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N/A
Component output
no
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no
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Composite output
yes
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yes
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SCART out
yes
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yes
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Number of connection ports
4
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2
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S-video output
yes
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yes
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VGA outputs
no
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no
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Digital optical input
no
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no
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Digital optical output
no
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no
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