The functional features between Play Station 3 and Xbox 360 game console

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What are the differences between Play Station 3 and Xbox 360 game console with respect to functions and features? What are some of the benefits a Xbox 360 has over Play Station 3 game consoles in terms of functional features? My name is Sarah Barns from Cape Town, South Africa. Thank you.

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The functional features between Play Station 3 and Xbox 360 game console

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Hi,

The differences between “Play Station 3” and “Xbox 360” game console with respect to functions and features are as follows:

· CPU Processor:

“Play Station 3” has “Cell Processor @ 3.23 GHz (8 Cores)” as compared to “Xbox 360” has “3.2 GHz Tri-Core Xenon” Processor.

· Storage Capacity:

“Play Station 3” storage capacity starts from 20GB, 40GB, 60GB, 80GB, 120GB, 250GB and 320 GB hard. While the “Xbox 360” storage capacity starts from 4GB, 20GB, 60GB, 120GB, 250GB and 320 GB.

· Sound:

“Play Station 3” supports both sound channels i.e. “5.1-channel Dolby Digital (HDMI)” and “7.1-channel LPCM” while “Xbox 360” can support only one sound channel i.e. “5.1-Channel Dolby WMA Pro”.

· Graphics:

“Play Station 3” has the “Nvidia RSX graphics processor, which has 25g MB of XDR” main memory in it and “256 GDDR3 a video memory” in it while “Xbox 360” has “ATI Xenos” with only 10 MB embedded eDRAM in it and “512 MB DDR3” video RAM present in it.

· Connectivity:

“Play Station 3” has four “USB 2.0" ports, with one "Ethernet" port, with built-in Wi-Fi” in it while “Xbox 360” has five “USB 2.0" ports, with one "IR" port, with one "Ethernet" and with built in Wi-Fi 802.11”.

· Online Subscription Fee:

“Play Station 3” does not charge anything for playing games online while “Xbox 360” has a subscription fee with flexible pricing options.

· Controllers:

“Play Station 3” does support up to “7 wireless and wired controllers” without removable batteries while “Xbox 360” does support up to “4 wireless and wired controllers”.

· Media storage:

“Play Station 3” has “Blu-ray disk” as a media storage while “Xbox 360” has “Double layer DVDs” as a media storage.

The benefits an “Xbox 360” has over “Play Station 3” game consoles in terms of functional features are as follows:

·  The one of the good feature of “Xbox 360” has over “Play Station 3” is that “Xbox 360” has motion sensor “Kinect”.

·  “Kinect” is hands free.

· The more impressive is about the camera of “Xbox 360” is that it will capture your every movement of your body as you do, with the help of a  joystick.

· There are clearer cut in the wireless connectivity situations.

· “Xbox 360” also supports both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz channels, but “Play Station 3” only supports the 2.4GHz channels.

· “Xbox 360” has “HDMI” and “IR Blaster” connections used for the TV cable or satellite box but “Play Station 3” does not have.

                                

Hope this answer will help you a lot.

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