Nintendo Switch vs Sony PlayStation 4 Pro

9.41 in
4.02 in
Nintendo Switch game console
vs
11.61 in
2.17 in
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro game console

Full Comparison

Hardware

Nintendo SwitchNintendo SwitchSony PlayStation 4 ProSony PlayStation 4 Pro
GPU Clock Speed
921 MHz
911 MHz
CPU speed
1.02 GHz
2.1 GHz
CPU model
NVIDIA Custom Tegra
8 Core x86-64 AMD “Jaguar”, 8 cores
Ram memory
4GB
8GB

Screen

Nintendo SwitchNintendo SwitchSony PlayStation 4 ProSony PlayStation 4 Pro
Resolutions Supported
1080p, 720p, 480p, 1080p
480p, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 2160p (4K Ultra HD)

Controller

Nintendo SwitchNintendo SwitchSony PlayStation 4 ProSony PlayStation 4 Pro
Number of controllers included
2
1
Features
Independent Game Play
Audio/Microphone Input, Vibration
Motion Detection
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, IR Sensor/Transmitter
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Playstation Eye
Connection Method
Bluetooth, Wireless
Bluetooth, Wireless
Number of joysticks
Dual
Dual
Weight
0.22 lb
0.46 lb
Number of buttons
24
10
Number of supported wireless controllers
8
4

Features

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Accessories included
Sensor/Camera, Game
Game
Type of media supported
Cassette
Blu-ray
Surround decoder (5.1/7.1)
yesYes
yesYes

Dimensions

Nintendo SwitchNintendo SwitchSony PlayStation 4 ProSony PlayStation 4 Pro
Depth
0.55 in
12.87 in
Width
9.41 in
11.61 in
Height
4.02 in
2.17 in
Weight
0.22 lb
0.46 lb

Connectivity

Nintendo SwitchNintendo SwitchSony PlayStation 4 ProSony PlayStation 4 Pro
Wireless networking standard
802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Number of USB Inputs
3
2
Number of USB 2.0 ports
2
0
Number of USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1)
1
3
HDMI
yesYes
yesYes
Number of HDMI outputs
1
1
HDMI version
1.4
2.0a

Network

Nintendo SwitchNintendo SwitchSony PlayStation 4 ProSony PlayStation 4 Pro
Online service
Nintendo Network
Playstation Network
Social features
Audio Chat
Leaderboards, Messaging, Audio Chat
App Store
Nintendo eShop
PlayStation Store

Often compared to Switch

Often compared to PlayStation 4 Pro