Last updated: Jan 4, 2023
Release Date: November 10,2020
The Xbox Series X was introduced in the market on November 10, 2020, priced at USD 499.99. Xbox Series X is a powerhouse-packed device that has significantly reduced load time and enhanced gaming output and visual fidelity. Additional facilities like Quick Resume and extensive compatibility give the model an edge ahead of the competitors. The machine comes with an installed SSD which provides super-fast game loading. It comes with Dolby Vision and Atmos support and can play 4K at a refresh rate of 120 HZ. Xbox Series X features a library of games that showcases the power of new Microsoft hardware. There are top-of-the-line games like Halo Infinite, Forza Horizon 5, and Microsoft Flight Simulator.
The product has been designed to become a competitively-priced gaming console that customers can prefer over a gaming pc which costs thousands of dollars to build. Additional features of Xbox Series X include Quick resume and FPS boost which can save a lot of time for gamers. XBOX Series X lags in ‘must-have’ games like PS5 or Nintendo. But Microsoft has brought the game changer Xbox Game Pass. By monthly subscription, users can access thousands of games that come with new titles. The console has improved itself from the past and can become an automatic choice for gamers.
Release Date: November 10, 2020
The Xbox Series S had the same launch date on November 10, 2020, but had a low price of USD 299.99. It is perfect for gamers who are trying to avoid the expensive financial investment which is needed to own a next-gen gaming console. The console has cut down on storage and focuses on 1440p resolution for gaming. It is the smallest Xbox model ever designed which is compact and high on specs. The Xbox is a silent device that runs without any noise and comes with fast load times. Despite its small size, Xbox Series 5 has a full package of next-generation features which include Quick Resume, Auto HDR, and a 120 HZ frame rate.
The 512 GB SSD which is planted in the model makes it ridiculously fast. The console has Xbox Pass which needs extra expense for a subscription but packs in a lot of games every month. The performance on Xbox Series S is smooth with upscaled 4K and native 1440 p resolution. The device has a combined Velocity architecture with 10 GB GDDR6 Ram and an in-built SSD. The console is boosted with Xbox Series S games which can help to free hundreds of MB of memory space. It has been a graphics performance enhancer.
Release Date: November 10,2020
The unit was priced at USD 499.99 and was released on the market on November 7, 2017. Xbox One X was the first model which brought 4K HDR gaming to the market. It made the games look stunning with a fantastic level of detail with HDR support of the module. The device has a 4K Blu-ray player with a built-in system which has an enhanced 1080P experience. Xbox One X is incredibly powerful and comes with great functionality. The device is laced with an eight-core CPU which is clocked at 2.3 GHz. The processor is supported by 12GB of GDDR5 RAM.
The game looks great on board and uses super-sampling for exceptional images. The games can render themselves in 4K when plugged into a 4K screen. The games look better than standard 1080p, thanks to the super-sampling. When connected to a 4K screen, the Xbox One can unleash its full potential. The scenes are detailed and rich, filled with a good number of objects and the console is overwhelmed. The Xbox One X provides the best output of 60 frames per second which is identified as the golden number of the industry.
Release Date: August 2, 2016
Xbox One S is a device that is much slimmer and a pinnacle of Microsoft. The Xbox One S was priced at USD 299.99 and USD 249.99 for the Xbox One S All-digital edition. The Xbox One S was released on August 2, 2016, and Xbox One S all digital edition was released on May 7, 2019. To summarize the Xbox One S, it can be said that it is a sleek, powerful and well-stocked device. Xbox One S has an efficiently balanced power and price point. The device has become smaller, quieter, and enhanced quality which stands for itself in the competitive market.
Xbox One S as a gaming console has vastly trimmed down extra physical footprint. The device packs power with 4K and HDR streaming and HDR gaming. The Xbox One S comes with all the best Xbox game titles upscaled to Ultra HD or 4K with HDR support. The All-Digital edition eliminates the disc tray and plays games from the downloaded games. The best part is that the All-Digital Xbox One S edition is cheaper than the regular version.
Release Date: November 2013
The Xbox One brought a new VR style of Gaming through Kinect. The product was launched in November 2013 and priced at USD 499.99 with Kinect and USD 399.99 without Kinect. The console was launched as a powerful gaming unit that came with a camera and added new media features. Xbox One has new cross-platform and exclusive games with reduced prices and bundle offers. Xbox One received Microsoft’s latest hardware upgrade which changed Windows 8 to Windows 10. The interface is ideal for a couch-bound gaming experience with underlying software moved to Microsoft’s latest platform.
The Xbox menu has been given an overhaul. The original interface was more horizontally spread where users had to navigate left and right for any function. The new interface brought a vertical experience. The design of the interface is highly influenced by Microsoft’s metro design scheme which used a large, visible graphical style and simple text for the elements in the menu. The main menus have been arranged vertically. Now users can scroll up and down which makes the menu more responsive and coherent. The 1 TB version of Xbox One utilizes a hybrid drive with solid-state media as part of onboard storage. The hybrid drive makes the system faster but not a big leap in terms of speed.
Release Date: November 22, 2005
The Xbox 360 is the second generation of the Xbox gaming console which was launched on November 22, 2005. The unit was priced at USD 299.99. The console has robust internal specifications, has a plethora of potential and has decent controls. Xbox one is a console that is purely focused on gaming. It can play every single game on the system and more from previous generations. The device has Backwards Compatibility emulation which widens the range of game playability. The design outline is sexy, it is silent, comes with wi-fi connectivity, and touch buttons and can connect to Xbox Live. The design of the console is set to stand on a flat surface.
Xbox 360 is a model which expanded the lifespan of the console beyond expectations of the gamers. The hardware on Xbox 360 is perfectly complemented by Xbox Live which is leading among online gaming platforms. Though the dashboard seems cluttered, the system is elegant in terms of appearance. The update of the software made the console complete and convenient which can sit beside the television and look attractive. Playability is good and can keep gamers engaged with good titles.
Release Date: November 15, 2001
It is the first generation of the Xbox console which was launched on the market at a price range of USD 299.99. The product was launched on November 15, 2001. Xbox offers superior graphics, front-loading disc tray, two buttons, and four controller ports that can fit perfectly beside the home theater. The device is powered by Nvidia graphics which provides great graphics processing which is felt on the screen. The device has some of the best under hood-specs, onboard broadband connectivity, 8GB hard-disk space for music, game saving and high-resolution display playability.
Xbox, the first generation of gaming console by Microsoft is a versatile console that goes perfectly with the home media system. The design of the controller is pristine which feels great to hand and one can grab it with their full hand. The triggers feel great as it increases the functionality of the ring fingers. It is a perfect controller for people who look to engage the entire hand ensuring better playability. Though the Xbox looks like a behemoth it has a state of an art system that comes with an inbuilt system for high-speed networking, taking the playability to the next level.