Nvidia Shield vs Sony PlayStation 4 Pro

8.27 in
0.98 in
Nvidia Shield game console
vs
11.61 in
2.17 in
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro game console

Full Comparison

Hardware

Nvidia ShieldNvidia ShieldSony PlayStation 4 ProSony PlayStation 4 Pro
CPU cores
4
8
CPU speed
1 GHz
2.1 GHz
CPU model
72-Core Nvidia GeForce
8 Core x86-64 AMD “Jaguar”, 8 cores
Ram memory
3GB
8GB

Screen

Nvidia ShieldNvidia ShieldSony PlayStation 4 ProSony PlayStation 4 Pro
3D Support
yesYes
yesYes
Resolutions Supported
480p, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 2160p (4K Ultra HD)
480p, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 2160p (4K Ultra HD)

Controller

Nvidia ShieldNvidia ShieldSony PlayStation 4 ProSony PlayStation 4 Pro
Number of controllers included
1
1
Features
Audio/Microphone Input, Display Screen, Independent Game Play, Memory Card Slot, Microphone, Power Console On/Off, Touch Screen
Audio/Microphone Input, Vibration
Number of joysticks
Dual
Dual
Weight
1.28 lb
0.46 lb
Number of buttons
8
10
Number of supported wireless controllers
4
4

Features

Nvidia ShieldNvidia ShieldSony PlayStation 4 ProSony PlayStation 4 Pro
Accessories included
Remote control
Game
Type of media supported
Memory card
Blu-ray
Remote control support
yesYes
yesYes
Surround decoder (5.1/7.1)
yesYes
yesYes

Dimensions

Nvidia ShieldNvidia ShieldSony PlayStation 4 ProSony PlayStation 4 Pro
Depth
5.12 in
12.87 in
Width
8.27 in
11.61 in
Height
0.98 in
2.17 in
Weight
1.28 lb
0.46 lb

Connectivity

Nvidia ShieldNvidia ShieldSony PlayStation 4 ProSony PlayStation 4 Pro
Ethernet connection speed
10/100/1000 (Gigabit)Mbit/s
10/100/1000 (Gigabit)Mbit/s
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
1
0
Number of USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1)
2
3
HDMI
yesYes
yesYes
Number of HDMI outputs
1
1
HDMI version
2.0
2.0a

Network

Nvidia ShieldNvidia ShieldSony PlayStation 4 ProSony PlayStation 4 Pro
Social features
Audio Chat, Facebook, Skype, Twitter, Email, Netflix, SVT Play, TV4 Play, YouTube
Leaderboards, Messaging, Audio Chat
App Store
Google Play and NVIDIA TegraZone
PlayStation Store

Often compared to Shield

Often compared to PlayStation 4 Pro