"Project Scorpio" finally has a real name -- the.
on Sunday during the company's press conference. While most of the key tech specs had been revealed two months earlier (and ), we now have the full details on the upgrade to the Xbox One.
The key detail, of course, is that the Xbox One X and earlier Xbox One consoles will all be able to play the same games. But titles that are "X optimized" will be able to take full advantage of the One X's 4K resolution. (Yes, the One S is capable of 4K and HDR output for videos and 4K Blu-rays, but only HDR for games.)
Of course, Sony has its own upgraded version of the PlayStation 4: thewas released last year.
Here's how both high-end consoles stack up in a side-by-side comparison in the chart below. Just keep in mind that the entry-level models of both consoles -- theand slimmed-down -- remain available for as low as $250 to $300 in the US.
| ||Xbox One X||PS4 Pro|
|US price|| $499||$399|
|Release Date||November 7, 2017||Available now|
|CPU||Eight custom x86 cores clocked at 2.3GHz||2.1GHz 8-core AMD custom "Jaguar" CPU|
|GPU||Integrated AMD graphics with 6 teraflops of performance||Integrated AMD Polaris graphics with 4.2 teraflops of performance|
|RAM||12GB GDDR5||8GB GDDR5|
|Dimensions||11.8 x 9.4 x 2.4 inches, the "smallest Xbox ever"||12.8 x 11.6 x 2.1 inches|
|Optical Drive||4K/HDR Blu-ray drive||Blu-ray/DVD|
For a broader look at specs across all current consoles, check out GameSpot's earlier comparison.