Nov 08, 2016 08:36 AM EST
Which 4K Console Has Better Features: PlayStation 4 Pro, Xbox One S? [VIDEO]
Microsoft and Sony have finally launched both of their best consoles for this year. In order to know which one has the best features, here are the comparisons for both the PlayStation 4 Pro and the Xbox One S.
Hardware of PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One S
Both the PlayStation 4 Pro and the Xbox One S have a new outer design, though both manufacturers went with opposite ideas. According to the official website of Xbox, Microsoft has toned and trimmed down the console, which now has a weight of 6.4 pounds and dimensions of 11.6 x 9.1 x 2.5 inches. They also went for the shiny design with the all-white matte frame.
The PS4 Pro has become heavier at 7 pounds, and has dimensions of 15.6 x 11.6 x 2.6 inches. Sony also went for the textured all-matte design this time around.
Comparing performance and graphics of PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One S
According to the official website of PlayStation, the PlayStation 4 Pro outputs game resolution ranging from 1080p to 1440p. It utilizes the enhanced resolution techniques to increase a game's resolution to 4k, and it has a native resolution output of 2160p. This is due to the console's CPU, which has been overclocked, and has a GPU that incorporates AMD's new Polaris architecture.
The Xbox One on the other hand has the same AMD processor as the original Xbox One, but they managed to raise the TFLOPs to 1.4. However, it cannot run games in 4K, but it can play 4K Blu-ray DVDs.
Game library of PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One S
Both systems have their own exclusive game titles and a lot of third-party titles from very well-known publishers. The Xbox One S has the backwards compatibility feature and the Xbox Anywhere program.
PS4 Pro has a lot of game titles in its game library with numerous Japanese games. It also has the PlayStation Now subscription service and the PS Plus subscription for free game titles every month.
PS4 Pro and Xbox One comparison result
In terms of hardware and convenience, the Xbox One S is the clearly better than its competition due to its form, which is lighter and smaller. In terms of performance, the PS4 Pro has better processing power, better graphics, and 4K gameplay.
Check out the PlayStation 4 Pro vs. Xbox One S Comparison video below:
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