Xbox series X vs. PS5 full review (price, specs & more)

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For the gamers allover in Uganda and all over the world, you must have been waiting for Xbox series X and PS5 for a long time and so here you go. Some of you must have picked yourself one already, leaving the rest of us still anticipating the brilliant specs about these new releases. But let’s take a dig at what to expect from these latest gaming consoles if you haven’t gotten yourself one, and for those that have already tasted the magical gaming world of these two gadgets, let’s take a comparison Xbox series X Vs PS5 full review in terms of price and full specs.

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To start here, let’s see where all this started. For the new gamers, we shouldn’t go without knowing that Xbox is a gaming console branded and developed by Microsoft. It has the capability of connecting to any display media, that is to say, television, monitors, etc.

Xbox provides one of the best realistic graphics in the gaming world. One of those features that saw Xbox hitting the gaming market was the ability for online gaming services available with Microsoft and today, it’s definitely an embodied competitor against so many other great gaming consoles in the world.

The latest Xbox available in the market is the Xbox series X. However, there are so many versions of Xbox out there, such as; Xbox One, and Xbox One X which is the most preferred since it’s four times stronger than Xbox one.

Full reviews of Xbox series X

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Before moving on to the next console and the general discussion of Xbox series X Vs PS5, let take another look at different specs that make Xbox series X the next generation of consoles, and why it took our attention.

The price

Let’s kick off with how much you will need to spend if at all you have to buy yourself the next-generation console. Currently, Xbox series X is going for $499 with all its fancy specs that only is meant to prove that really, it’s the next generation gaming console we have today.

The design

With a casing made of extremely matte black plastic, Xbox series X is a massive black box that may be affected by any oils in your hands, thus, be careful while handling it. As usual, there is a shimmering Xbox logo on the front of the black box that glows white on power on, it’s on the top right corner if the box is positioned vertically.

Xbox Controller

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This isn’t new since the controller that comes with your Xbox series X still need a pair of batteries to operate. The improvements here however are, you can now connect the controller to your computer or console using USB type C. The controller shipped with your Xbox series X is made of black matte plastic just like the black box.

Xbox Series X audio

Just to create a memorable gaming experience, added to its fine and super clear graphics, Xbox series X comes with a 3D audio inbuilt accessory similar to that of PS5. It relies on HRTF (Head-Related Transfer function) which deciphers how you receive different sounds.

User interface

The tile interface in Xbox previous version was polished into the new Xbox series X interface. This means that you’re able to transfer all your preferred settings from the previous versions into your newly purchased Xbox series X.

Xbox Series X games.

  • Halo Infinite
  • Fable
  • State of Decay 3
  • Forza Motorsport
  • Everwild
  • Avowed
  • As Duke Falls
  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R.S.2
  • The Gunk
  • The Medium
  • Scorn

Other versions of Xbox gaming console

  • Xbox
  • Xbox Duke Controller
  • Xbox Controller S
  • Xbox 360
  • Xbox 360 Elite
  • Xbox 360 E
  • Xbox One S
  • Kinect
  • Xbox One Controller
  • Xbox One X

Playstation gaming console

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The motivation of this article is derived from the assumptions of different gamers that PS5 is so far the best gaming console in the world today. Of course, not every gamer will support these claims, this is why we have Xbox series X Vs PS5 in today’s discussion.

Playstation in details

Playstation is a Japanese video game brand sheltering five other video game consoles and media centers. it is capable of playing audio CDs and Video CDs which makes it a complete entertainment gadget you may be looking for this holiday.

PlayStation console versions

  • PlayStation
  • PSone
  • Play station 2
  • PlayStation 2 slimline
  • PlayStation 3
  • PlayStation 3 Slim
  • PlayStation 3 Super Slim
  • PlayStation 4
  • PlayStation 4 slim
  • PlayStation 4 pro
  • PlayStation 5 (Latest)

PS5 Design

The PS5 is far bigger than the Xbox series X. This formulation adds a tone to PS5 amazing performance while keeping it still cool even after being used for hours of gameplay. Because of its size, PS5 comes with a detachable stand that helps to support the console if it’s positioned vertically.

PS5 interface

Just like the Xbox series X, PS5 borrows the interface from PS4. It’s seamlessly attractive with clear and simple navigation menus.

Overall comparison table (Xbox Series X Vs PS5)


Xbox Series X



3.8-GHz AMD Zen 2-based processor

3.5GHz, 8-core AMD Zen 2



$499 (standard), $399 (Digital Edition)


GPU: 12-teraflop AMD RDNA 2 GPU with 52 Compute Units (CU)

10.3 teraflop RDNA 2 GPU


16 GB




Custom 825GB SSD

Max Resolution




11.9 x 5.9 x 5.9 inches

15.4 x 10.2 x 4.1 inches


9.8 pound

9.9 pounds


HDMI, USB-A, Ethernet

USB-C, USB-A, Ethernet,

Max Frame rate

120 fps

120 fps

Disc drive

Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs,

4K Blu-ray player