Nintendo Wii vs Sony PlayStation 3

44 mm
157 mm
Nintendo Wii game console
vs

Full Comparison

Hardware

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CPU cores
1
8
GPU Clock Speed
243 MHz
550 MHz
CPU speed
0.73 GHz
3.2 GHz
CPU model
1 Core 729 MHz PowerPC based IBM "Broadway"
8 Core 3.2 GHz POWER-based PPE with seven 3.2 GHz SPEs
GPU Name
ATI "Hollywood"
RSX Reality Synthesizer based on NVIDIA G70
Ram memory
88MB
512MB

Screen

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Resolutions Supported
480i, 480p, 576i, 576p
1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 720p, 576p

Controller

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Connection Method
Bluetooth
Bluetooth
Number of supported wireless controllers
4
7
Weight
2.65 lb
0.55 lb

Audio

Nintendo WiiNintendo WiiSony PlayStation 3Sony PlayStation 3
Audio format
Dolby Pro Logic II
Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital EX, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby Pro Logic IIx, DTS 5.1, DTS 96/24, DTS ES

Features

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Accessories included
Game
Game, Additional gamepad
Type of media supported
DVD
Blu-ray
Remote control support
yesYes
yesYes
Surround decoder (5.1/7.1)
yesYes
yesYes

Dimensions

Nintendo WiiNintendo WiiSony PlayStation 3Sony PlayStation 3
Depth
8.46 in
10.79 in
Width
1.73 in
12.80 in
Height
6.18 in
3.86 in
Weight
2.65 lb
0.55 lb
Colour of product
Black
Black, White

Connectivity

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Ethernet connection speed
10/100Mbit/s
10/100/1000 (Gigabit)Mbit/s
Wireless networking standard
802.11b, 802.11g
802.11b, 802.11g
Number of USB Inputs
2
4
Number of USB 2.0 ports
2
4
Number of connection ports
4
4

Network

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Online service
Wii "Shop"
Playstation Network
App Store
Nintendo eShop
PlayStation Store