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Microsoft Xbox One S

from  $247.99+

    Microsoft Xbox One S

    from  $247.99+
    from  $247.99+
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    85 Engadget Score
    An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
    85

    An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

    How we score

    The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

    Engadget Review

    Thanks to new software, more compact hardware and an excellent pack-in controller, the Xbox One S feels like a worthy successor to the older Xbox 360. If you already have an Xbox One, however, there's little reason to upgrade unless you're also planning on buying a 4K TV (or already own one).

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    Pros
    • The only game console with a UHD Blu-ray drive for 4K movie playback
    • Refined design
    • Very quiet and very small
    • Excellent pack-in gamepad
    Cons
    • 4K streaming apps and 4K Blu-ray playback don't work out of the box
    • HDR video for gaming won't be available until this fall
    • No reason to buy unless you own a 4K TV

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    Specs

    Key Specs

    Game format
    Optical, Downloadable
    Controller type
    Wired, Wireless
    Motion controls
    Yes
    Video outputs
    HDMI
    Backward compatible
    Yes

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    85 Engadget Score
    An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
    85

    An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

    How we score

    The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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