NINTENDO SWITCH AND HOW IT STACKS UP!

by Glenn Kremp on January 19, 2017
Gaming

THE HEAD TO HEAD BATTLE WE HAVE WAITED FOR!

A big thank you to the folks over at gamespot.com They have compared all the systems and specs for what everybody loves to which is compare all the systems that will be fighting for our hard earned dollars. Enjoy the comparisons below.

 

 

Xbox One Xbox One S Project Scorpio Playstation 4 PlayStation 4 Slim PlayStation 4 Pro Switch
CPU 1.75GHz 8-core AMD custom CPU 1.75GHz 8-core AMD custom CPU 8-core AMD custom CPU 1.6GHz 8-core AMD custom “Jaguar” CPU 1.6GHz 8-core AMD custom “Jaguar” CPU 8-core AMD custom “Jaguar” CPU 1020MHz Nvidia custom Tegra SOC (*Clockspeed TBC)
GPU Integrated AMD graphics clocked at 853MHz with 1.31 teraflops of performance Integrated AMD graphics clocked at 914MHz Integrated AMD graphics with 6 teraflops of performance Integrated AMD graphics clocked at 800MHz with 1.84 teraflops of performance Integrated AMD graphics clocked at 800MHz with 1.84 teraflops of performance Integrated AMD Polaris graphics with 4.2 teraflops of performance 768MHz (docked)/307.2MHz (undocked) Nvidia custom Tegra SOC (*Clockspeeds TBC)
RAM 8GB DDR3 8GB DDR3 TBD 8GB GDDR5 8GB GDDR5 8GB GDDR5 4GB (*TBC)
Storage 500GB (5,400rpm) hard drive, supports external hard drive storage 500GB, 1TB, 2TB (5,400rpm) hard drive options, supports external hard drive storage TBD 500GB (5,400rpm) hard drive. Storage drive can be swapped 500GB (5,400rpm) hard drive. Storage drive can be swapped 1TB 32GB. Storage can be expanded via MicroSDXC card.
Dimensions 13.1×10.8×3.1 inches 11.6×8.9×2.5 inches TBD 12.01×10.8×2.0 inches 11x10x1.5 inches 12.8×11.6×2.1 inches TBC
Weight 7.8 pounds 6.4 pounds TBD 6.2 pounds 4.6 pounds 7.2 pounds TBC
Color Black Black and white TBD Black or white Black Black Black (Joy-Con controllers are also available in red/blue)
Optical Drive Blu-ray/DVD 4K/HDR Blu-ray drive TBD Blu-ray/DVD Blu-ray/DVD Blu-ray/DVD NA
Networking Gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi A/B/G/N 2.4GHz and 5GHz Gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi A/B/G/N/AC 2.4GHz and 5GHz TBD Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11 B/G/N, 2.4GHz, Bluetooth 2.1 Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11 B/G/N/AC, Bluetooth 4.0

Gigabit Ethernet

802.11A/B/G/N/AC Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0

TBC

Internet Subscription Xbox Live required to play online Xbox Live required to play online TBD PS Plus required to play online PS Plus required to play online PS Plus required to play online Nintendo Switch Online Service required to play online
Ports Power, HDMI in, HDMI out, 3x USB 3.0, S/PDIF, Kinect port, IR out Power, HDMI 2.0a in, HDMI 2.0a out, 3x USB 3.0, S/PDIF, Kinect port, IR out TBD HDMI, analog-AV out, 2xUSB 3.0, AUX, S/PDIF HDMI, analog-AV out, 2xUSB 3.1, AUX HDMI, 3x USB 3.1, 1x Gigabit Ethernet, 1x PS Camera Game Card, Audio Jack, SD card slot, USB-C, HDMI out
Integrated Display NA NA NA NA NA NA 6.2-inch 1280×720 resolution multi-touch capacitive display
4K Support No Yes (video playback only) Yes No No Yes TBC
HDR Support No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes TBC
Release Date November 22, 2013 August 2, 2016 TBD Holiday 2017 November 15, 2013 September 15, 2016 November 10, 2016 March 3, 2016
Release Price $499.99 $299.99 (500GB), $349.99 (1TB), $399.99 (2TB) TBD $399.99 $299.99 $399.99 $299.99
Current Price $249.99 $299.99 TBD $349.99 $299.99 $399.99 NA
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