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Xbox Series X and S – The Launch Date, Price and Makeup

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It is always pleasant news to the ears of game lovers that a new Xbox is coming to town. In this article, we bring to you the information in the simplest way possible about the Xbox Series X and S and what to expect.

Xbox Series X and S

In each generation, Microsoft brings to you the best and most updated version of the Xbox and this one won’t be any different. It would be more classy than ever putting you in the right game mode. The Xbox Series X will have 16GB of GDDR6 RAM  while the Xbox Series S will have 10GB. Ray tracing will be supported by both consoles. The series X will be able to run games in full 4K resolution, the Series S will be locked at 1440P. Both consoles will run games at 60FPS although they are capable of running to 120FPS.


The Launch Date of the Series

The Xbox X and S series will be launched on the 10th of November 2020. This time it’s even better because not just one but two consoles will be launched on the same day. So you have a choice to choose which you will go for or maybe the price can determine that for you.


Preorders will be open on the 22nd of September 2020. So you see you don’t need to wait until the launch date but order yours so you can get it immediately it is launched and enjoy the full package Xbox brings to you.


The Xbox Series S will cost about $299 while the Xbox Series X will cost about $499. We will give you reasons why the prices are different and why the difference is very much but obviously, Xbox Series X will definitely have more amazing features.


  • Both has 8 – Core CPUs
  • Both support expandable storage of up to 1TB via an expansion card.
  • Outputs are over HDMI 2.1
  • Backward compatible with thousands of Xbox One, Xbox 360, and original Xbox games.
  • Supports hardware accelerated Ray tracing for more realistic lighting in games
  • Supports Dolby’s high-end Atmos audio technology.


Differences between Xbox Series X and S

  • Series X has 4K Ultra HD Blu Ray drive while series S is only digital
  • Series X doubles the amount of internal storage with 1TB, while Series S is only 512GB
  • Series X has a RAM of 16GB while series S has a RAM of 10GB.
  • Series X has a 52 compute unit at 1.825GHz against the 20 compute unit at 1.565GHz of Series S.
  • Series X has a 12.15 tetraflops of graphical horsepower while series S has only 4.   


Spec for Xbox Series X and S

Xbox Series X

  • CPU : 8 Core AMD Zen 2 CPU @ 3.8GHz
  • GPU : AMD RDNA 2 GPU 52 CUs @ 1.825GHz
  • GPU POWER : 12.15 TFLOPS
  • RAM : 16GB GDDR6 RAM
  • PERFORMANCE TARGET : Target 4K @ 60 FPS. Up to 8K, up to 120 FPS.
  • STORAGE : 1TB PCle Gen 4 NVMe SSD
  • EXPANDABLE STORAGE : 1TB Expansion card
  • DISK DRIVE : 4K UHD Blu Ray


Xbox Series S

  • CPU : 8 Core AMD Zen 2 CPU @ 3.6GHz
  • GPU : AMD RDNA 2 GPU 20 CUs @ 1.565GHz
  • RAM : 10GB GDDR6 RAM
  • PERFORMANCE TARGET : Target 1440p @ 60 FPS. Up to 120 FPS.
  • STORAGE : 512GB PCle Gen 4 NVMe SSD
  • EXPANDABLE STORAGE : 1TB Expansion card
  • DISK DRIVE : None

Earlier in the article, we promised to give you reasons why the Xbox Series X is more expensive than the Xbox Series S. We hope the rest of the article was able to convince you of that.

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