Xbox One X Vs PS4 Pro: Which Gaming Powerhouse Should You Buy?

Posted by Shubham Ramchandani in Geeks and Gaming On 2nd July 2017

With the announcement of Microsoft's most powerful gaming console Xbox One X, earlier known as "Project Scorpio" has raised the bar in console gaming performance. But it still has some competition with Sony's Playstation 4 Pro. Both have one thing in common which focuses on 4K gaming and streaming, but also carries differences whether it be in performance, graphics, pricing or VR's. Read this article to find out which gaming powerhouse you should consider to buy!

Xbox One X vs PS4 Pro Overview

In this article, we take a deeper look at both PS4 PRO and Xbox One X in every aspect to help you in deciding which console should you consider to buy. We will compare the hardware specifications of both the consoles, pricing & availability, processor, graphics, games and content.

Don't miss out the final conclusion where we will decide who is the Winner.


Xbox One X Hardware

Xbox One X is smart and compact system which was earlier known as "Project Scorpio"

It Measures 11.8 x 9.4 x 2.3 inches and weighs 8.4 pounds.

Xbox One X has three USB 3.0 ports, HDMI In & Out ports, IR out and an Ethernet jack.

Microsoft regards it as 'Smallest' and most 'Slimmest' Xbox Ever, even slimmer than existing Xbox One S.

Xbox One X comes only in black and it looks unappealing in terms of design. It has two stacks of rectangular boxes. There is no new approach in designing the new Xbox One X for which there were lots of expectations from Microsoft.

PS4 PRO Hardware

PlayStation 4 Pro is the successor of PS4 and it is large but lighter than PS4.

It measures 15.6 x 11.6 x 2.6 inches and weighs at 7 pounds.

PS4 Pro has two USB 3.0 ports (one front and one at the back). The back of the console has HDMI port, optical out port, Ethernet jack, Auxiliary port and Power port.

Sony regard PS4 Pro as visually appealing and modern hardware design in PlayStation Console history.

It has a stack of three pieces which looks similar to PS4 with an additional half on top. It visually gives a bulky look, but physically it is lighter than PS4. Sony has spent a lot of hours research in redesigning PS4 Pro which has somehow appealed to the gamers.


#1 PS4 PRO vs Xbox One X - Pricing and Availability

PS4 Pro Availability - November 2016.

PS4 Pro Pricing - Priced at £349.99 or $399. It has 4K, HDR & VR Support.

Xbox One X Availability - It will launch on 7th November 2017

Xbox One X Pricing - It will be priced at £449 or $499. It will have 4K and HDR support, but VR Support is unconfirmed at the moment.


In the pricing and availability category, PS4 Pro clearly outrages Xbox One X due to its pricing as PS4 Pro is 100$ cheaper than the X with 4K, HDR, and VR support and is available in the market. Users might think to spend more on Xbox One X when it comes to pricing.

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