Take a first look at the Xbox One X hardware up close

Microsoft revealed the Xbox One X to the world today, proving that it thinks X is just the best letter. The new console is mostly an Xbox One, but with 4K HDR output capabilities and Dolby Atmos surround sound on board. From an exterior design perspective, however, what’s interesting about the Xbox One X is that it’s the smallest Xbox One Microsoft has ever made, despite also being the most powerful.

After the reveal we got some time to get up close and personal with the One X, to peek at its finishes, ports and angles. It was conveniently seated next to an Xbox One S, which meant you could easily see how it was more compact than its sibling. The design is even more conservative, too – it’s basically a no-nonsense black box that contains the most ambitious of console gaming…

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