Nintendo Switch vs. Sony PlayStation 4 Slim 500GB

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch

4.3

£247.99

Free delivery
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim 500GB

Sony PlayStation 4 Slim 500GB

4.3

£169.74

Free delivery
Ethernet connection
No
Yes
Speed
10/100/1000 (Gigabit) Mbit/s
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
Yes
Yes
Wireless networking standard
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
Backward compatibility (older games)
No
No
HDR
No
Yes
Component output (YPbPr/YCbCr)
0 ​
0 ​
Composite output
0 ​
0 ​
Digital optical input (S/PDIF)
0 ​
0 ​
Digital optical output (S/PDIF)
0 ​
0 ​
HDMI
Yes
Yes
HDMI version
1.4
2.0a
Number of HDMI outputs
1 ​
1 ​
S-video output
0 ​
0 ​
SCART out
No
No
USB
Yes
Yes
USB (total)
3 ​
2 ​
USB 2.0
2 ​
0 ​
USB 3 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
1 ​
2 ​
VGA outputs
0 ​
0 ​
Audio format
Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, Dolby Digital EX, DTS ES, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby Pro Logic IIx, DTS 96/24
Exclusive edition (Collector/Limited)
No
No
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Depth
13.9 mm
288 mm
Height
102 mm
39 mm
Width
239 mm
265 mm
Product weight
0.3 kg
2.1 kg
Built-in internet services
Facebook, YouTube, Skype, Browser, Netflix, Viaplay, Twitch
Features
Surround decoder (5.1/7.1)
Surround decoder (5.1/7.1), Support for remote control, 3D support
Main processor
1020 MHz
1600 MHz
Number of outlets for hand controls
0 ​
2 ​
Supports wireless controllers (max)
8 ​
4 ​
Type of media
Cartridge
Blu-ray
Video formats supported
480p, 720p, 1080p (Full HD)
480p, 576p, 720p, 1080p (Full HD), 1080i
RAM
4GB
8GB
Release year
2017
2016
Built-in storage capacity
32GB
500GB