Sony and Microsoft have confirmed the presence of their latest game consoles that offer a number of improvements compared to their predecessors. Sony has prepared Play Station 5 or PS 5. While Microsoft has prepared Xbox Scarlett as the successor of the Xbox One.
Based on information reported by Game Spot, both Sony PS 5 and Microsoft Xbox Scarlett will be launched during the upcoming 2020 holiday season. Both are equipped with increased hardware specifications.
The following hardware comparison of Sony PS 5 vs Xbox Scarlett:
1. Processor and Graphics
Sony PS 5 comes with an octa-core processor from AMD Ryzen that already uses the Zen 2 architecture. Unfortunately, it is not yet known what the speed of the PS 5 processor and the RAM memory capacity it carries.
In terms of graphics, Sony’s PS 5 mainstay also experienced a significant increase when compared to its predecessor. Sony PS 5 uses the GPU of the new generation AMD Radeon Navi. However, the technical specifications of the GPU PS 5 are still not revealed.
While Microsoft’s mainstay Scarlett Xbox is also powered by AMD Ryzen Zen generation 2 processor with a speed of 1.6 GHz. Unfortunately, there is no information about the number of cores it supports.
Scarlett Xbox is supported by 16GB capacity GDDR6 RAM. Sector graphics, Xbox Scarlett also uses graphics made by AMD that use the code name Arcturus. The GPU used by the latest Xbox has not yet revealed its technical specifications.
The performance of the two game consoles is equally improved when compared to its predecessor.
2. Storage and Other Technical Specifications
Both Sony PS 5 and Xbox Scarlett are both provided with storage media in the form of SSD (Solid State Drive). Scarlett’s Xbox storage media capacity is 1TB, while the Sony PS 5 is still not revealed.
Both modern game consoles are equipped with optical drives and support resolutions of up to 8K. Not only that, both of these gaming consoles support a maximum frame rate of up to 120fps.
3. Compatibility with Previous Versions
Sony PS 5 and Xbox Scarlett both have compatibility with games from previous consoles. This means that Sony PS 5 can play PS 4 and PS 4 Pro games. Likewise with the Xbox Scarlett can play games from Xbox One, Xbox 360, and Xbox.
Sony has teamed up with Bluepoint Games which will later bring the rematch version of Uncharted and Shadow of the Colossus games when PS 5 is released. While Xbox Scarlett only relies on one game title when released later, which is Halo Infinite.