Most of us are the gamers who want the best gaming consoles for our excellent play. I know that it is not easy to find the perfect one for you right away but having a clear view and good idea about each of the best gaming consoles in a current situation, you can find the right partner for you. Of course, if you are looking for the best of best then you need to compare the grand consoles of the today’s date which can help you to distinguish between both of them and you can purchase accordingly. The best in the current market is the PS4 Pro, and Xbox One X is soon going to launch in the gaming market. Both are the most excellent product of all time is sure to make your time worthwhile with their impressive graphics, processor, and power.
After the introduction of Microsoft’s Xbox One X in the market, it will become a competent rival of the Sony PS4 Pro. So which is the greatest one between these 4K consoles? The PS4 came out in 2016 and it still one of the biggest gaming console out there. But after the introduction of Xbox One X or as told by Microsoft as the ‘the ultimate gaming console of all time,’ the position of Sony PS4 Pro is at risk. The question now is, should you buy the PS4 Pro or you should wait for Xbox One X to come into the market? Which one is cheaper yet the better between the two? So here am I to make things easier for you to get your thing. So let us compare between the two and find the greatest one.
PS4 Pro Vs Xbox One X
Of course, many of us have different choices in the matter of gaming consoles. So let us look at each of two gaming consoles separately and then compare the both.
Sony PS4 Pro
It is the best possible up gradation of PlayStation machine which provides the best gaming experience ever. Sony declares it as “the super-charged PS4” which is entirely accurate as it provides more power and plays to the users as it runs smoothly with 4K and high dynamic range or HDR video. The best part of this console which I felt after using it was that no matter what, the total package of this console, in the end, is brilliant. So here are few features of this product as per my observation and knowledge.
Key Features of PS4 Pro
- It has 4K and HDR compatibility with is the most basic need of the new generation of gamers.
- It was released on 10 November 2016 and is still on top.
- Sony manufactures it with a price tag of $399.
- It has a powerful x86-64 AMD Jaguar octa-core processor.
- PS4 Pro gives an approximate of 4.2TFlops and has AMD Radeon based graphics.
- This console is equipped with 3x USB 3.1 Gen.1 it has Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac.
- PS4 Pro has BD/DVD drive.
- It has 1TB storage for the best gameplay.
- Sony PS4 Pro contains Bluetooth 4.0.
- You will feel a complete HDMI gaming experience.
- It contains 8GB RAM GDDR5.
- It is outfitted with Ethernet (10BASE-T0, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T) 1.
- The total weight of this console is 3.3kg.
Looks, design, and other Features
- It is little taller, deeper and wider than the actual PlayStation 4.
- PS4 Pro has a bigger engine.
- It is made of plastic, and the sharp corners are converted into round and smooth edges.
- It has a PlayStation logo at the top of it
- It provides eight million pixels that are approximately four times the number of the pixel which we get from a regular HD frame.
- It gives better color and contrast quality and better-looking games.
- Gives off a luxurious feeling but the power buttons give off a slightly cheap feel according to me.
- The three deck system made it a little confusing to use.
- The PS4 is comparatively quieter than the others PlayStations out there.
- Regarding controller, the whole control system of this PlayStation is a little bit confusing but at last with proper knowledge can we well handled.
- The analog sticks, D-pad, face buttons are given gray shade so that they can contrast and look good with the black color of the overall controller.
- There are no 4K Blu-rays which may not be liked by many users and gamers.
- I played few games in my PS4 pro like Uncharted 4, Rise of the Tomb Raider, The Last of us Remastered, etc. the results were quite good and impressive. Like I played The Last of us Remastered, and I looked the best regarding visual quality in 4K and HDR. Other games also looked excellent, the rendering, light, and contrast were in perfect blend with the high definition quality.
- It is well known and handles the VR quite nicely.
|√ It has brilliant graphic quality with the best of 4K and HDR||⊗ It does not have any 4K Blu-ray systems|
|√ It is comparatively quieter from its ancestors as you will hardly feel any sound while sitting on a sofa and playing! The best option for the neighbors I guess.||⊗ The Pro mode support for PS4 games is not universal.|
|√ It will enhance few of the PS4 and PSVR games.||⊗ The power and eject buttons feel quite cheap.|
|√ It has large 1 TB hard drive for the users.|
|√ It has more than 30+ Pro mode games at its launch.|
Microsoft Xbox One X
A small smart design of six teraflops of graphical horsepower, Microsoft’s Xbox One X is one of the luxurious consoles around us right now. The best detail with best picture quality is what you get from this HDR supporting gaming console. It is more expensive than PS4 Pro, but the company exclaims that the price will be equally justified to the customer as it will not let us down. Surprisingly exciting!
It is going to launch on 7th of November worldwide; people has already set their eyes on this remarkable product.
Key features of Xbox One X
- It has AMD Jaguar 2.3GHz octa-core processor.
- The GPU is integrated AMD with an actual 6 teraflops and 40CU.
- It contains 12GB DDR5 memory.
- It has a total storage of 1TB.
- The optical drive is of 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray which is quite splendid.
- It supports HDR10 and as well as 4K.
- It has three USB 3.0 ports, HDMI (in), HDMI (out), IR and an optical audio device.
Looks, design, and Other Features
- The exterior design is same as the Xbox One S.
- It is slightly smaller that its ancestors but you can hardly notice it.
- The color is entirely different as the previous Xbox was white in color, but this one is more of a gray toned.
- In the front, there is a slot-loading disk space, a power button with Xbox logo on it, a single USB port, a controller sync button and an IR receiver.
- In the back it is similar to Xbox One S. it has an HDMI in, HDMI out, IR out, Optical audio port, two USB ports, a power connector, and an Ethernet port.
- Controller wise, it is the same as One S with a new space gray themed gamepad.
- The console feature a GPU clocked at 1172MHz.
- It isn’t launched yet, so it is hard to test the gaming experience, but by looking at the design and interior qualities of this product, I am sure that it is one of the best.
|√ It gives a real 4K gaming available.||⊗ This product is more expensive than the other.|
|√ The overall HDR performance is not bad.||⊗ The benefit is reduced only to the full HD TV players and customers.|
|√ It also supports Dolby Atmos.||⊗ All games won’t support the extra features.|
|√ It has large 1 TB hard drive for the users.|
|√ It has more than 30+ Pro mode games at its launch.|
After knowing each of the consoles in detail, we can finally compare each of them in different basis and criteria. It’s your choice that in which area or sector you want your product to excel and thus find the one for you.
PS4 Pro VS Xbox One X- Price and Availability
Sony PS4 Pro is already out in market from November 2016, so grabbing one of them is not that difficult if you have $399 in your pocket. The console is amazing for its price and is good quality and easily available.
Xbox One X is still not out in the market. With the pricing of $499 which is $100 more than the PS4 Pro, it is sure to attract a lot of customers. So if you are confident to buy a cheaper between the two, then by now you must have known your answer.
PS4 Pro VS Xbox One X- Processor and Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)
PS4 Pro is using a more advanced version of the previous PlayStation with a little bit of more clock speed. It has an octa-core 2.13GHz processor for the best of gaming and visual experience.
Xbox One X has won in this context by having a processor of octa-core, 2.13 GHz processor.
The GPU is the main game changer here, The AMD chip of the Xbox One X boasts up to 40CU or compute units each running with a clock speed of 1172MHz whereas the PS4 Pro provides us with a 36CU running at 911MHz. It gives an appropriate estimation of which we can know that which processor is better.
Like I have mentioned before that the Xbox One X set is still not out, so it is not that good to underestimate the PS4 Pro right now.
PS4 Pro VS Xbox One X-Graphics
PS4 possess 8GB of GDDR5 with an extra 1GB of RAM for handling background or additional processes whereas the other one gives a 12 GB of GDDR5 with 6 TFLOPS or trillion floating points operation per second. PS4 has 4.12 TFLOPS. So in the sector of graphics, Xbox One X is for the win.
PS4 Pro VS Xbox One X- Games Content
If you think that these new consoles will be unable to support your current PS4 and Xbox One titles, then you are entirely wrong as they will surely help you to get the better experience of these titles.
The Xbox One also gives you the backward compatibility by which you can play the older Xbox or Xbox 360 games without any problem, although all of them are not supported. Both will provide you the best game libraries in which Xbox One X will give you the best opportunity to play Ultra HD Blu-ray games as it supports Dolby Atmos. PS4 Pro only support HD Blu-ray games because of the missing Dolby Atoms’ support. But if you want to play HDR 10 standard game then both are compatible.
You can also look these upcoming Xbox One X Games.
If you are still stuck on the price part, then you must be sure by now that Sony PS4 Pro is made for you. The specifications of this console are not wrong; rather it is very fulfilling for an average player who wants to play to his hearts fullest without a hole in his pocket. PS4 Pro may lag behind the Xbox One X in the basis of performance and power, but still, it is so well-off that hardly any average player would notice. PS4 will also help you to collect more exclusive games than Xbox One X.
The overall design of both the product is good and well made which gives off a luxurious feeling to its users and players. As you can see, above that Xbox One X has more to offer but is mandatory for its price. It has simple basics of “the more you pay, the more you get” thing. So if you got your money and wanted a real 4K at 60fps beside you, then you can surely wait and buy the Xbox One X for its well quality and technology which sure to make your money worthwhile. As PS4 Xbox One X has still not come into the display, the interested players and customers can wait for it and buy it accordingly.