Xbox Series X VS. Xbox Series S: How do they differ?
Microsoft has finally confirmed the details of Xbox Series S while announcing next-gen gaming consoles. Xbox Series X is powerful for high-end gaming but Series S is for the affordable gaming experience.
Microsoft is using the same CPU from the Xbox Series X inside the Series S. So, both Series X and Series S pack 8-core AMD Zen 2 CPU clocked at 3.8GHz. The primary difference is the GPU, but they also differ in a few other things. Xbox Series S has 20 CUs at 1.565GHz which means 4 teraflops of performance while Series X offers 12.15 teraflops (52 CUs at 1.825 GHz). Xbox Series S is basically for 1080p or 1440p gaming while Xbox Series will offer 4K gaming.
Here’s a side by side comparison of Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S.
|Xbox Series X||Xbox Series S|
|8-core AMD Zen 2 CPU @ 3.8GHz (3.6GHz with SMT)||8-core AMD Zen 2 CPU @ 3.6GHz (3.4GHz with SMT)|
|AMD RDNA 2 GPU 52 CUs @ 1.825GHz||AMD RDNA 2 GPU 20 CUs @ 1.565GHz|
|12.15 teraflops GPU power||4 teraflops GPU power|
|custom 7nm Enhanced SoC||custom 7nm Enhanced SoC|
|16GB GDDR6 RAM||10GB GDDR6 RAM|
|4K @ 60fps, up to 120fps||1440p @ 60fps, up to 120fps|
|1TB PCie Gen 4 NVME SSD||512TB PCie Gen 4 NVME SSD|
|1TB expansion card||1TB expansion card|
|4K UHD Blu-ray||Digital only|
|HDMI 2.1||HDMI 2.1|
Xbox Series S will be capable of running next-gen games at a lower resolution than Xbox Series X. Microsoft is using the same expansion slot in Series S found on the Series X.
Microsoft Xbox Series X is priced at $499 while the Series S is priced at $299. We also know the India pricing of these gaming consoles. Xbox Series X is priced at Rs. 49,990 while Xbox Series S will be available at Rs. 34990