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