Microsoft Corp. this week detailed specifications for the Xbox Series S.
The Xbox Series S includes an 8-Core AMD Zen 2 CPU at 3.6Ghz and 3.4Ghz w/ SMT Enabled, AMD RDNA 2 GPU with 20 Compute Units at 1.565Ghz and 4TFLOPS of GPU power, 10GB GDDR6 RAM, and a 512 PCIe Gen 4 NVME SSD.
A 1TB Expansion Card for storage will be sold separately.
The console is 60 percent smaller than the Xbox Series X, includes a custom 512GB NVME SSD, and is all digital with no optical drive.
Graphics fidelity includes 1440p at up 120FPS, DirectX ray tracing, Variable Refresh Rate, Variable Rate Shading. 4K streaming media playback and 4K upscaling for games.
It will be sold at $299 Nov. 10.
By comparison, the Xbox Series X will include an 8-core 3.8Ghz Custom Zen 2 CPU and 12TFLOPS 1.825 Ghz Custom RDNA 2 GPU by AMD, 16GB GDDR6 RAM, 1TB Custom NVME SSD, 1TB Expansion Card, USB 3.2 External HDD Support, and a 4K UHD Blu-ray disc drive.
Graphics fidelity includes 4K at 60FPS, Variable Refresh Rate, Variable Rate Shading, 8K functionality. The hardware itself can be placed in vertical or horizontal orientation.
It will be sold at $499 Nov. 10.