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Which company product the best game console in the world?

Executive Summary
There are two biggest companies that product Game Console in the world. In this report we talk about Sony Company and Microsoft Company, they product different kinds of game console. Sony Company product PLAYSTATION 3, for the other side Microsoft Company product XBOX 360. These products are the 7th generation of the Game Console history era. The result for more research of this two products show that there are some differences between their quality, but the amount of number of the products that had been sold are far different from each other.

Introduction
In this modern day we have a lot of media to entertain ourselves, in those, Game Console is an important part and there are two popular types of products that most people like to play. There are PLAYSTATION 3 and XBOX 360. As in general, people will think that PS3 [1] is better than XBOX 360 because PS3 has a better graphic, a lot more functions [figure 1], and appearance is more attractive, also has more fun games to play. Although the name brand of SONY is more popular than Microsoft because it start to product first and has a lot types of game such as Playstation 1, Playstation 2, Playstation 3, Playstation Portable. Does this really help SONY to win the game console campaign with Microsoft or not? Which one is the best in the world?

Source of Data
Information was taken from the Internet, on some web sites that show some details about these products. They tell us what these products are different from each other and how successful they are. The information doesn’t really tell us that which one is better than another one, so the answer to this report can be different from each other as depend on people’s own opinions.

Finding
If I am asked to choose which one I prefer to play between these two products, I will choose PS3, because we can see the details in the table below about their abilities. If I compare between these two products I can see that PS3 has some more points that are better than XBOX 360. Even though it has more games to play on PS3.

[Figure 1], [Reference 1]
Manufacturer
Microsoft
Product familyXbox
TypeVideo game console
Generation
Seventh generation era
Retail availabilityNovember 22, 2005
Units soldWorldwide: 22 million (as of September 30, 2008) PredecessorXbox
MediaDVD, CD,
Add-on: HD DVD (discontinued)
CPU
3.2 GHz PowerPC Tri-Core Xenon
Storage capacity20, 60 or 120 GB hard drive, 64, 256 or 512 MB memory cards Graphics500 MHz ATI Xenos
MediaDVD, CD,
Add-on: HD DVD (discontinued)
Controller input4 maximum (wired or wireless or combination of either) Connectivity3 × USB 2.0, IR port, 100 Mbit Ethernet, Add-on: Wifi 802.11a/b/g Online servicesXbox Live
Units soldWorldwide: 22 million (as of September 30, 2008) Best-selling game
Halo 3, 8.1 million (as of January 3, 2008)
Backward
Compatibility
465 original Xbox games (requires hard drive and the latest update

[Figure 1], [Reference 2]
Manufacturer
Sony, Foxconn and ASUSTeK for SCEI
Product familyPlayStation
TypeVideo game console
Generation
Seventh generation era
Retail availabilityNovember 11, 2006
Units sold16.84 million (as of September 30, 2008)
PredecessorPlayStation 2
MediaBlu-ray Disc, DVD, CD (all models)
Super Audio CD (20 GB, 60 GB, 80 GB models)
CPU
3.2 GHz Cell Broadband Engine with 1 PPE & 7 SPEs
Storage capacity2.5" SATA hard drive
(20 GB, 40 GB, 60 GB, 80 GB, or 160 GB included)
Graphics550 MHz NVIDIA/SCEI RSX 'Reality Synthesizer'
MediaBlu-ray Disc, DVD, CD (all models)
Super Audio CD (20 GB, 60 GB, 80 GB models)
Controller inputSixaxis, DualShock 3
Connectivity(Details)

Online servicesPlayStation Network
Units sold16.84 million (as of September 30, 2008)
Best-selling game
MotorStorm, 3.31 million (as of December 30, 2007)
Backward
Compatibility
PlayStation (all models)
PlayStation 2 (20 GB, 60 GB and...
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