Microsoft Unveils Series S – The Smallest Xbox Ever at $299
The Xbox Series X is expected to be launched alongside the Series S in November.
Microsoft has taken the wraps off its latest gaming console in the market dubbed the Xbox Series S which the company says is the smallest Xbox ever and comes with the latest performance hardware inside.
The company has not announced an official release date for the Series S but a November 2020 release is possible. The console has been priced at $299 (roughly Rs 22,000).
According to multiple reports online, the company is also expected to launch the more powerful Xbox Series X on 10 November, according to a report in Windows Central.
The Xbox Series X has already been showcased by the company, however the price is still awaited. It is expected that the Series X will be priced at $499 (roughly Rs 36,700). Microsoft had said that when released, Xbox Series X will be its "fastest, most powerful console ever."
It is expected that Microsoft's Xbox Series X, first teased in 2018, will give some competition to Sony's PlayStation 5 console which is arriving in this year's holiday season.
Prices for the new Sony PlayStation 5 series are expected to be announced in the coming days.
The Series S will target around 4 teraflops of GPU performance, compared to 12 in the Series X, The Verge had earlier reported.
(With inputs from IANS.)
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