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PS4 Pro vs. Xbox One X in pictures

PS4 Pro vs. Xbox One X in pictures

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PS4 Pro vs. Xbox One X
PS4 Pro vs. Xbox One X
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge

Microsoft has started distributing Xbox One X units, and we’ve unboxed our device to get a closer look at the “world’s most powerful console.” While the Xbox One X is more powerful than the PS4 Pro in every major specification, it’s also a lot smaller. Comparing the two, it’s easy to spot the design differences. Sony has opted to spread its components over a larger footprint with a wedge, and Microsoft has packed them into dimensions that are very similar to the less powerful Xbox One S.

It’s impressive to see the specs and components of the Xbox One X inside such a small case, alongside an internal power supply. While the Xbox One X is smaller in length and width, it is a little taller and one pound heavier than the PS4 Pro. Comparing the two, the Xbox One X feels noticeably more dense and heavier than the PS4 Pro, but it’s probably going to fit into any bag more easily due to its smaller rectangular shape.

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We’ll have a full review of the Xbox One X soon, including game impressions and a closer look at the enhanced 4K titles for the console. For now, check out how the PS4 Pro compares to the Xbox One X in raw hardware.

PS4 Pro vs. Xbox One X

SpecificationPS4 ProXbox One X
CPU2.1GHz 8-core AMD Jaguar2.3GHz 8-core AMD Jaguar
GPU4.2 TFLOP AMD Radeon (36CU, 911MHz)6.0 TFLOP AMD Radeon (40CU, 1.172GHz)
Memory8GB GDDR5 + 1GB12 GB GDDR5
Storage1TB1TB
Resolution4K4K
HDRYesYes
Dimensions (in.)12.9 x 11.6 inches11.81 x 9.44 inches
Height2.17 inches2.36 inches
Weight7.3 pounds8.4 pounds
Optical driveBlu-ray, DVD4K Blu-ray, DVD
Inputs3x USB 3.1, 1x PS Camera3x USB 3.0, 1x HDMI-in, IR Blaster
Networking802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, Ethernet, Bluetooth 4.0802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, Ethernet, Bluetooth 4.0
Power supplyInternal 310WInternal 245W
Starting price$399$499
Misc.PS VR supportBackward compatibility with Xbox and Xbox 360 games