Product Comparison: Xbox One S vs Xbox One X

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General Specifications
Xbox One S
One X
About the Product
Whether you’re playing games, watching your favorite shows or streaming gameplay, Xbox One S delivers brilliant graphics with HDR technology, premium audio, and fast, reliable online gaming with friends.
Games play better on Xbox One X. With 40% more power than any other console, experience immersive true 4K gaming. Blockbuster titles look great, run smoothly, and load quickly, and you can bring all your Xbox One games and accessories with you.
Key Specs
Drive Type
UHD Blu-ray
UHD Blu-ray
AMD Radeon 914 MHz
Custom GPU @ 1.172 GHz, 40 CUs, Polaris features, 6.0 TFLOPS
Ultra HD Compatible 4K Player
Maximum Graphic Quality
2160 p
2160 p
Maximum Number Of Players
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Xbox One S 500GB Special Edition Console
  • This console runs everything a little better. My old games look sharper on my 4K HDR set.
  • Well worth upgrading from Xbox 360, this thing does absolutely everything and the picture and sound is flawless. It's a totally different gaming experience than with the 360.
  • The graphics and visuals are noticeably better, the colors are sharper and everything is way more clear. Watching Game of Thrones via this bad boy was spectacular.
  • Works well, runs cool, love the internal power supply, is a small console, plays DVD/Blu-Ray/UHD discs to my 4k, plays my games, what's not to love.
  • The only frustrating things was the included game in that it is only valid on the Xbox One and I do not get it on the Windows 10 PC store.
Xbox One X 1TB Console
  • Gameplay visuals are absolutely stunning. AC: Orgins, The Witcher 3, COD WWII, and Halo 5 are the games that I've tried with true 4K. They look astounding and its jaw dropping. FIFA, NHL, and Madden all look good too, but I mainly play RPGs and shooters.
  • Loading times in offline RPGs like the Witcher are drastically reduced.
  • Nice graphic details on the exterior with an added bump on the hdmi slot.
  • Faster performance than the original Xbox One, everything seems to have a faster response and better visuals.
  • Atmos Sound and hdr color will make you look at games in a new way. Like how did I do without this all my life!?!? Makes games super cinematic.
  • You should have a Ultra HD tv this system is built around 4K.
Size & Weight
2 in.
2.36 in.
11 in.
11.81 in.
9 in.
9.44 in.
6.5 lbs.
8.4 lbs.
Maximum Video Resolution (Streaming)
2160 p
2160 p
12 GB
12 GB
Internal Hard Drive
Hard Drive Capacity
500 GB
1024 GB
Memory Card Support
What customers say about "Storage"
Xbox One S 500GB Special Edition Console
  • The memory of the console is plenty for me but I can see how it will fill up fast as you download digital copies.
  • One of my worries was that the hard drive is only 500GB, but buying and using an external hard drive will not only be cheaper than buying the 1 TB console, but playing games that are downloaded onto the external hard drive actually makes them load FASTER!
  • With hdmi you can connect it to any lcd tv.
  • It only comes with a 500gb HDD (of which only about 375gb is allowed for personal use).
  • The 360 died so I made the Jump to the "ONE". First let me say I wish this was a 2 tera instead of 500 gigs I only could get 5 "1" games and 6 "360" games on it Second definetly better graphics and the way everything's approached.
Xbox One X 1TB Console
  • This box has plenty of storage and loads faster than other consoles.
  • More storage if you dont have an external hard drive.
  • Storage is great also, more than enough for most folks, I have 15 full games on there at 80% full.
  • Only 1TB... Halo is almost 100GB.. Buy an external hard drive if you intend on having close to a dozen games at once on this console.
  • Needs more internal storage for more heavy games.
Number Of USB Port(s)
Optical Digital Audio
Number of HDMI Outputs
Wi-Fi Compatible
Internet Connectable
Bluetooth Enabled
What customers say about "Connectivity"
Xbox One S 500GB Special Edition Console
  • I Noticed decreased load times and it looks quite a bit better through the included cable plugged into the 60 Hz port in comparison to the Xbone with either its HDMI cable, or the One S cable in the same port!
  • Connections are quite easy, even comes with a HDMI cable I believe.
  • The content inside the box was: Xbox One S, Controller, HDMI and Power cable
  • Great console, great game. Just wish it had a port for the Kinect sensor. You'll need an adapter otherwise.
  • The only thing I was disappointed in was it does not have the ability to connect Kinetic. We don't play Kinetic games very often but it would have been great to still be able to plug my old kinetic from my Xbox One DAY ONE machine.
Xbox One X 1TB Console
  • The Kinect was able to control all the functions of the cable box, which made a nice, seamless experience.
  • I was concerned that I would have to buy the Kinect adapter cable for the X to retain this functionality, but was pleasantly surprised to find out that the Kinect wasn't necessary, as the X has it's own IR blaster built-in.
  • Similarly to the Xbox One/Xbox One S, enabling Dolby Atmos for headphones is another 15-dollar purchase. The console does have audio output via HDMI and Optical audio which is nice.
  • ave a middle of road Home Theater with two different audio choices in digital optical and HDMI Audio
  • USB port is front facing this time.
  • The HDMI Cable is cheap much like the cable that was bundled with the XBox One S You'll need a 4K High-Speed HDMI as of late they are dirt cheap at the most you should spend $20 on a replacement Cable
AMD Jaguar x86-64, 1.75 GHz
Custom CPU @ 2.30 GHz, 8 cores
Streaming Services
Netflix, Hulu, Amazon
Hulu, Netflix, Amazon, YouTube
Motion-Sensing Technology
Additional Accessories Included
Wireless Controller, Battlefield 1, HDMI cable
HDMI cable, Wireless Controller
Premium Dolby Atmos and DTS:X audio, HDR (High Dynamic Range), Works with all your Xbox One games and accessories, 4K streaming, Exclusive games
Works with all your Xbox One games and accessories, 4K streaming
What customers say about "Features"
Xbox One S 500GB Special Edition Console
  • Menus, etc, run a tad smoother. A little faster. Games seem to download faster. The controller feels a bit better, and it was already great.
  • The controller is great and reacts well and feels great in the hands.
  • There was a download code for Battlefield 1 which, if that's your cup of tea, a phenomenal game. Also, there is a free month of EA Access so you can download maybe 30 or so games and play until your heart is content.
  • Fluidity and contrast ratio with Ultra HD TVS including the UDH feature are brilliant! The Battlefield One game code works great, and it is an amazing visually interactive experience if you're into gaming. I'm using it more as a media center for my high resolution movies.
  • The only problem I have with the package is the battery consumption of the controller. I highly recommend you purchase the rechargeable battery pack with this bundle to save the trips to the store for AA batteries.
Xbox One X 1TB Console
  • Backwards compatibility is awesome. Cool I can still play Half Life 2. Destroys games, the witcher 3 and battlefield 1 run smoother/look better than ever.
  • The size is so small and the console runs super quiet
  • The controller and console both have project scorpio written on it in bright Xbox green. Came with a free Xbox live trail and a a trial for the new Xbox game pass which is awesome 100+ games plus new exclusives instantly! Now the actual system! Oh boy is it quick!
  • Lack of exclusives on release, and it doesn't look like there will be too strong of a 2018 for Xbox either.... Sea of Thieves and State of Decay 2? Please.... PS4 is absolutely embarrassing Xbox in this regard.
  • We paid $500 for this thing so we want more exclusive X stuff, the feeling like you should have just bought the Xbox S is too relevant right now.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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