which is betterWatch
2) Cheaper, not really. The physical version of the PS5 costs the same as the Xbox Series X, and while it is less powerful, the Series S undercuts the digital PS5 by around £100. I'm not even bringing last-gen into the equation.
3) More powerful - this one is more interesting. While the PS5 outperforms the entry level Series S, the Xbox Series X is still notably more powerful, at least on paper.
4) Most people are going to pick their consoles based on what games they are after and which friends they want to play with, any of the other metrics are likely insignificant.