5 Best Gaming Consoles in India

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There are lots of gaming consoles but not all are available in India. A few years back, the PC was the primary gaming platform for most Indian people.  Console gaming was limited to only cheap gaming consoles to play arcade games. In recent years. we have seen a shift to mobile gaming and console gaming. Now I see a lot of people interested in gaming consoles. Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo are three key players offering high-end gaming consoles and they have also managed to get key games on board. If you are planning to buy a gaming console, you need to first figure out what kinds of games you play. Each gaming console has lots of exclusive games that won’t be available on other consoles. So, you need to understand if you want Xbox, PlayStation, or Nintendo. In this article, I am listing the best gaming consoles available in India.

Best gaming consoles in India

Below are the best gaming consoles in India. You can buy any gaming consoles from this list as per your need and budget.

1. Sony PlayStation 5

PlayStation 5

Sony PlayStation 5 is Sony’s latest gaming console and is in huge demand. Due to chip shortage, Sony is also finding it hard to fulfill the supply. Sony PlayStation 5 packs an 8-Core / 16-Thread processor based on the AMD Zen 2 microarchitecture. It also has a 10 teraFLOP GPU based on the AMD RDNA 2 “Navi” architecture. PS5 also has 16 GB of GDDR6 SDRAM and a custom-built 825 GB solid-state drive with a 12-channel interface. This gaming console is capable of running games at up to 4K@120Hz with HDR .

Sony PlayStation 5 comes in two variants: Standard and Digital. The standard edition is priced at Rs. 49990 and the digital edition costs Rs. 39990.

Key Specs

  • Processor: Custom 8-core AMD Zen 2 CPU @ 3.5GHz with SMT (variable frequency)
  • Graphics: Custom AMD RDNA 2 GPU 36 CUs @ 2.23GHz (variable frequency)
  • Ethernet: Gigabit
  • RAM: 16GB GDDR6
  • Hard Disk: 825GB PCie Gen 4 NVMe SSD
  • 1 x HDMI, 4 x USB, Wi-Fi 6 802.11ax


  • Super-fast game load times
  • Impressive 4K visuals
  • clean interface
  • Supports up to 4K/120Hz
  • Superb backward compatibility


  • Massive, unwieldy design
  • Not many native PS5 exclusives
  • No Dolby Vision or Atmos

Buy Here: Amazon

2. Microsoft Xbox Series X

Xbox Series x

Microsoft Xbox Series X is Microsoft’s competitor to Sony’s Playstation 5. Microsoft Xbox Series X is also a powerful gaming console that aims to offer 4K @ 60 FPS gameplay. This gaming console has 8-Core / 16-Thread AMD Zen 2 processor and an AMD RDNA 2 GPU. The GPU is capable of 12.15 TFLOPS. Xbox Series S also pacs 16GB GDDR6 RAM. It also comes with a 1TB PCIe Gen 4 NVMe SSD to offer fast read/write.

  • Processor: Custom 8-core AMD Zen 2 CPU @ 3.8GHz
  • Graphics: Custom AMD RDNA 2 GPU 52 CUs @ 1.825GHz
  • Ethernet: Gigabit
  • RAM: 16GB GDDR6
  • Hard Disk: 1TB PCIe Gen 4 NVMe SSD
  • 1 x HDMI, 3 x USB, Wi-Fi 6 802.11ac


  • Super-fast game load times
  • Dolby Vision and Atmos support
  • Supports up to 4K/120Hz
  • Superb backward compatibility
  • Buy Here: Rs. 49990


  • Lack of good exclusive library
  • Minimal UI improvements
  • Requires Compatible TV best experience

Buy Here: Reliance Digital

Also, Check this out: PlayStation 5 Vs Xbox Series X

3. Xbox Series S

Xbox Series S

Xbox Series S is the lower-end model unveiled with Xbox Series X. Xbox Series S is for those who need an affordable gaming console. Xbox Series S has CPU with slightly slower clock frequencies and slower GPU. It has custom RDNA2 with 20 CUs for TFLOPS. The Console also has 10 GB of RAM and 512 GB SSD . The gaming console offers 1440p gaming. If you compare it with Series X, it is also smaller by volume.


  • Smooth performance
  • Sleek design
  • Relatively affordable


  • Graphics and storage limitations
  • No 4K gaming
  • Limited storage

Price: Rs. 31,6000

Buy Here: Amazon

5. PlayStation 4 Pro

PlayStation 4 Pro

PlayStation 4 Pro offers 4K gaming with HDR effects. It also has a good game library with VR support. This gaming console packs 8 cores x86-64 AMD “Jaguar” CPU and AMD Radeon based graphics engine offering 4.20 TFLOPS. It also has 8GB GDDR5 RAM and 1TB storage. You need a good HDR television to properly enjoy gaming on this gaming console.

  • 8 cores x86-64 AMD “Jaguar” CPU
  • 4.20 TFLOPS, AMD Radeon based graphics engine
  • 1TB storage
  • 2160p, 1080p and 1440p gaming
  • USB (USB 3.1 Gen1) port × 2, AUX port × 1, Ethernet, WiFI 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.


  • First 4K HDR Sony console
  • 1TB storage
  • HDR compatible
  • PS VR compatible


  • No 4K Blu-ray player

Price: Rs. 31,6000

Buy Here: Croma

5. Nintendo Switch V2

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch claims to be a mobile gaming system that not includes could be played at home on your TV but also carried out with you. This is the reason, I see Nintendo Switch as the best portable gaming console in India. The updated version of this console is called Switch V2. It has almost similar design but with slight upgrades. You can either play solo or with your friends. Nintendo Switch has 50 third-party publishers and you have popular games like Mario Kart 8, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and Mario Odyssey. You can take it out of the docking system, and it starts acting like a tablet. Nintendo switch is popular because of its large library of exclusive games. Some notable games include The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet, and Animal Crossing.


  • 6.2 inch LCD Display, 1280×720 resolution
  • Nvidia customized Tegra processor
  • 32GB of Internal Memory
  • WiFi IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1, HDMI, USB Type-C
  • Stereo speakers
  • 4310mAh battery, up to Six Hours of backup


  • Bright and colorful screen
  • Good design
  • HD Rumble
  • Two controllers included


  • Split D-pad
  • Joy-Cons charge only on console

Price: Rs. 25,999

Buy Here: Amazon

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Final Words

It is always recommended to go with the latest gaming consoles. The latest one will not become outdated soon. Playstation 5 is the best in terms of power and Xbox Series X is best with graphics. PlayStation 4 Pro is still relevant. You can select any of these gaming console depending on your interest and budegt.

If you think that gaming consoles are out of your budget, I have already written an article on budget gaming PC build. You can check that.

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