Specs compared: Xbox One v/s PlayStation 4

PlayStation 4 vs Xbox One Specs compared: Xbox One v/s PlayStation 4

Microsoft has finally unveiled its new Xbox One console. Is it impressive enough? How well does it stack up against the Sony PlayStation 4 in terms of hardware? Read on to find out more.

PlayStation 4 vs Xbox One Specs compared: Xbox One v/s PlayStation 4

With the hardware specifications for both the next generation consoles (we are leaving the Wii U out of this) revealed, let's cook up a comparison chart to see which one takes the lead in terms of features, processing power and other related fields.

Feature Xbox One PlayStation 4
CPU 8-core, heavily customized AMD Jaguar CPU 1.6 GHz, 8-core AMD Jaguar based CPU
GPU DX11.1 class GPU with 32 MB embedded ESRAM AMD Radeon GCN based core, 1.84 Tera Flops processing power
RAM 8 GB of DDR3 RAM 8 GB of GDDR5 RAM, 176 GB/s bandwidth
Motion Sensing Kinect 2.0 with 1080p camera, 250k pixels IR sensor PlayStation Eye, dual camera lens, 1280*800(*2) resolution
Storage 500 GB non-removable HDD TBA
Ports USB 3.0 USB 3.0
Radio/Comms Ethernet, 802.11n radios (3), Wi-Fi Direct Ethernet, IEEE 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 (EDR)
Controller MS Xbox One, redesigned controller Six-axis motion sensing controller, TouchPad, Share button
Audio/Video HDMI, 1080p and 4K support, 7.1 surround HDMI, 1080p and 4K support
Pricing TBA TBA
Availabality End of 2013 Holiday 2013

PlayStation 4 controller Specs compared: Xbox One v/s PlayStation 4

Now that you've seen both console hardware specifications, which one would end up decorating your living room? Do leave your opinions in the comments below!

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