Xbox Series X Price, Specs, and Review: The Xbox One Series X is the latest fourth-generation Microsoft console. The Xbox Series X will be released from November 2020 in Nigeria with powerful specs and a price tag of about 200,000 Naira in Nigeria.
According to Microsoft, the Xbox Series X is supposedly twice as powerful as the Xbox One. Just like the Sony PlayStation 5 and PS5 Digital Edition on A3 TechWorld, it is powered by a processor and graphics based on AMD’s latest Zen 2 and RDNA 2 architectures respectively.
The news comes one day after Microsoft said it would sell a slimmed-down Xbox S game console priced at $299, also in November. The Xbox Series X “represents a superior balance of power and speed in console design, advancing on all technological fronts to delivering amazing, dynamic, living worlds and minimize any aspects that can take you out of the experience,” said Xbox head Phil Spencer.
How much will the Xbox Series X console cost in Nigeria? The Xbox Series X will reportedly cost $499 (£379.84), at about 200,000 Naira in Nigeria.
The new consoles are being launched as more people turn to video games during the coronavirus pandemic and with the industry shifting to cloud-based games that are streamed online.
|Price in Nigeria||200,000 Naira|
|Release date||November 2020|
|Processor||8-core, 3.8-GHz AMD Zen 2|
|GPU||12 teraflop AMD RDNA 2|
|Storage||1TB custom NVMe SSD|
|Optical drive||4K UHD Blu-ray drive|
|External storage||USB 3.2 external HDD support|
|Maximum framerate||120 frames per second|
|Key features||Quick Resume for suspending multiple games, Dynamic Latency Input, Variable Refresh Rate|
Fast Game Loads on Xbox Series X
The Xbox Series X is supported by 16GB GDDR6 RAM, thus offering faster load speeds which means no load screens, ultra-fast streaming, and ultra-fast boot speeds.A3 Techworld. Similarly, an internal 1TB SSD is available for storage, which speeds up data access dramatically. It also provides developers with more power to use, offloading asset streaming tasks typically handled by the CPU thanks to new features in DirectX, called DirectStorage.
Thanks to the Xbox Series X storage expansion card, this console comes with an expansion slot oat the back to add an optional, internal custom 1TB SSD card. A3 Techworld. The Xbox Series X has the following ports: HDMI 2.1 output port, three USB 3.2 ports, one networking port, an expanded storage slot, and a power input port.
Xbox Series X controller
The Xbox Series X will have a slightly upgraded version of the current-gen Xbox Wireless Controller. The new peripheral will feature a dedicated Share button for screenshots and video clips, as well as an improved D-pad, similar to what you’d find on the Xbox Elite Series 2 Controller. Textured dots on the bumpers make them easier to find, while the matte finish on certain buttons makes them more resistant to wear and tear. Like the current Xbox Wireless Controller that is available, the new version will work on Windows PCs as well as mobile phones.
Almost all existing Xbox One accessories will continue to function on the Xbox Series X, so there’s no reason to ditch speciality gear that you already own.
A $25 Rechargeable Battery + USB-C are the official Xbox Series X accessories that can be purchased from Xbox online retail stores.
Microsoft confirmed that all of your current Xbox One accessories will be compatible with the Xbox Series X.
What’s in the box when I purchase the next-gen console? You will get an Ultra High-Speed HDMI cable, Xbox controller, and of course, the console.
list of the streaming apps you can use on your Xbox Series X:
- AMAZON PRIME VIDEO
- APPLE TV PLUS
- CARTOON NETWORK
- CBS ALL ACCESS
- DISNEY PLUS
- WWE CHANNEL
- PLUTO TV
- TUBI TV
Music Apps Available on Xbox Series X:
- AMAZON MUSIC
- DOLBY ACCESS