Nintendo Wii vs Sony Playstation 4

1.73 in
6.18 in
Nintendo Wii game console
vs
10.83 in
2.09 in
Sony Playstation 4 game console

Full Comparison

Hardware

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CPU cores
1
8
GPU Clock Speed
243 MHz
800 MHz
CPU speed
0.73 GHz
1.6 GHz
CPU model
1 Core 729 MHz PowerPC based IBM "Broadway"
8 Core Custom AMD Jaguar Processor
GPU Name
ATI "Hollywood"
Custom AMD Radeon Graphics Processor
Ram memory
88MB
8GB

Screen

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

Controller

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Features
Audio/Microphone Input, Power Console On/Off, Vibration
Audio/Microphone Input, Display Screen, Microphone, Power Console On/Off, Touch Screen, Vibration
Connection Method
Bluetooth
Bluetooth
Number of supported wireless controllers
4
4
Weight
2.65 lb
0.42 lb

Audio

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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
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 4Sony Playstation 4
Depth
8.46 in
12.01 in
Width
1.73 in
10.83 in
Height
6.18 in
2.09 in
Weight
2.65 lb
0.42 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
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Number of USB Inputs
2
2
Number of USB 2.0 ports
2
0
Number of connection ports
4
2

Network

Nintendo WiiNintendo WiiSony Playstation 4Sony Playstation 4
Online service
Wii "Shop"
Playstation Network
Social features
Browser, Netflix
Audio Chat, Leaderboards, Messaging, Video Chat, Browser, Facebook, Netflix, Skype, Twitter, Viaplay, YouTube
App Store
Nintendo eShop
PlayStation Store

Often compared to Wii

Often compared to Playstation 4