New York: Tech giant Microsoft has confirmed the launch of a slimmer version of the Xbox One at the E3 Expo. The console will reportedly be priced at USD 299.
Dubbed Xbox One S, the console will have the following features...
Sleekest, most advanced Xbox ever: According to sources at Microsoft, the Xbox One S will have a sleek new visual design and will be 40 per cent smaller than the existing model, Xbox One, making it the smallest gaming machine Microsoft has produced.
Higher resolution video: The Xbox One S will come with 4K Ultra HD video support. With a resolution of 3840 pixels × 2160 lines (8.3 megapixels, aspect ratio 16:9) it will enable sharper video viewing and visually impressive gameplay.
High Dynamic Range (HDR): Apart from higher video quality, the Xbox One S comes equipped with High Dynamic Range capabilities for both gaming and video. High-dynamic-range imaging (HDRI or HDR) is a technique used in imaging and photography to reproduce a greater dynamic range of luminosity than is possible with standard digital imaging or photographic techniques.
Redesigned controller: The Xbox One S console will also come with a slightly redesigned controller, featuring textured grip, increased wireless range and Bluetooth support.
Microsoft also announced another new console, Project Scorpio, which will offer virtual reality and 4K gaming. The console will be backwards compatible with both the Xbox One and Xbox One S, existing alongside both simultaneously.
-With inputs from agencies