Xbox Series X vs Xbox Series S specs comparison

The price and details of both the Xbox Series X and its smaller sibling Series S are out now. Microsoft first revealed the Series S priced at $299 which after all the local taxes, will hit the Indian stores at ₹34,990. And now the brand has been generous with Xbox Series X price and availability details. The bigger machine carries a price tag of ₹49,990 and both machines will be available starting November 10.

Now, if you’re in a pickle regarding which console to pick between the two, this short comparison would hopefully help you. But before we proceed, do note that much of the details of Series S is still unknown. So, we have scoured the web and gathered all the details present out there.

Here it is —

Xbox Series X vs Xbox Series S specs comparison

Xbox Series X vs Xbox Series S specs comparison
ModelXbox Series XXbox Series S
Dimensions and Weight151 x 151 x 301 mm; 4.45 kg60 percent smaller than the Series X; exact data not available
ProcessorOctacore AMD Zen 2 clocked at 3.8 GHz (3.6 GHz with simultaneous multithreading)Octacore AMD Zen 2 clocked at 3.8 GHz (3.6 GHz with simultaneous multithreading)
Graphics12 teraflop AMD RDNA 2; 52 CU (Compute Unit) at 1.825 GHz 4 teraflop AMD RDNA 2; 20 CU at 1.565 GHz
RAM16GB GDDR6 10GB GDDR6
Storage1TB PCIe Gen 4 NVME SSD
+ 1TB expansion card, USB HDD support
512GB PCIe Gen 4 NVME SSD
+ 1TB expansion card, USB HDD support
Display OutputUp to 4K resolution at 120fps; 8K ready1440p at 60 fps; 4K upscaling
PriceRs. 49,990Rs. 34,990

Now, if you’re interested, mark your calendars for September 22, which is when both the models will be up for pre-booking.

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PS5 vs Xbox Series X vs Xbox Series S specs comparison

Meanwhile, the PS5 is expected to come (by Holiday 2020) at a price close to Series X’s. On paper, the latter boasts superior internal hardware. For instance, the PS5 is only graphically capable of 10.3 teraflops because of the underlying 36CU RDNA 2 GPU. Even the 825GB SSD is slightly lesser than Microsoft’s upcoming flagship console.

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But then, the real-world performance need not reflect the specs and in the console wars, game library, and several other variables take precedence. So, we leave the decision with you.

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