The Xbox One X and PS4 Pro are undeniably a huge development in the world of gaming, compared to their predecessors the Xbox One and PS4, they offer better features such as evolved CPU, GPU, RAM, ports and storage. And the prominent refining of the optical drive and HDR support.
But if both consoles are so good, which one is the better option? The answer depends on the feature you’re seeking after the most. So let’s list the features and how they differ with each console.
Let’s start with the specs. Both consoles accommodate you with a 1 TB HDD storage to save all your gaming progress, however, the Xbox One X beats the PS4 Pro with its 2.3 GHz 8-core AMD custom CPU against the latter’s 2.1GHz 8-core AMD custom “Jaguar” CPU.
The former also beats the latter with its integrated AMD graphics with 6 teraflops of performance against an integrated AMD graphics with 4.2 teraflops of performance.
Moreover, the Xbox One X offers 12 GB GDDR5 RAM and 4K HDR Blu-Ray/DVD optical drive while the PS4 Pro suffices with 8GB GDDR5 RAM and a simple Blu-ray/DVD optical drive.
When it comes to saving desk space, the Xbox One X is definitely the winner. However, if you’re planning to move your console around it might not be as portable as the 1.2 pounds lighter PS4 Pro.
Both consoles deliver great connectivity with three USB 3.0 ports, SPDIF, and Ethernet connections. The difference lies in the Camera port on the PS4 Pro against the extra HDMI-in and IR-out on the Xbox One X.
When it comes to user interface, the PS4 Pro’s is much simpler and easy to manage through, however, the Xbox One X’s delivers more features like 4K video capture, Cortana voice support, and Microsoft’s Mixer streaming app.
But all-in-all, they both satisfy the average user’s desires from a console which are playing games and streaming movies or TV shows.
The Xbox One X comes with AA batteries in its included controller, whereas the PS4 Pro comes with a USB charging cable which is a better alternative to buying extra batteries. The PS4 Pro also includes a mono headset, while the Xbox One X doesn’t.
The PS4 Pro allows you to stream 4K HDR videos it doesn’t include a Blu-Ray player like the Xbox One X.
However, it does support virtual reality through its PlayStation VR headset, and this feature still doesn’t exist for the Xbox One X. So when we consider the cheaper price tag on the PS4 Pro, it does seem more tempting.
Generally, both consoles are fun-packed, and the difference lies in your own preference to the exclusive features of each.