Microsoft Corp. this week detailed 4K and HDR functionality for the Xbox One S console.<>
To enable 4K resolution, users are required to have a television labeled 4K, 4K Ultra HD, UHD, UHD 4K, SUHD TV, Ultra HD, Ultra UDTV, 2160p.
HDR labels include HDR10, HDR Premium, High Dynamic Range, HDR, UHD Color, Ultra HD Premium, or Ultra HD deep color.
A 4K HDTV set must support the HDR10 standard to display HDR content from the Xbox One S.
HDR playback should play automatically. If not, users can check Advanced video settings to checkmark Allow 4K and Allow HDR.
Finally, 4K and HDR functionality requires a High-Speed HDMI cable. All Xbox One consoles ship with the required cable.
It is sold at $399.99.
The Xbox One S Halo Collection Bundle will include Halo 5: Guardians and Halo: The Master Chief Collection at $299.99.
The Xbox One S 1TB Madden NFL 17 Bundle will be sold at $349.99.
Both will be sold Aug. 23.
Xbox hardware revenue declined 17 percent in the first quarter due to lower Xbox 360 sales volume.
Xbox Live users increased 28 percent in the period to 39 million users.