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Here's how small the Xbox One S really is

How much smaller is 40 percent smaller? Our comparison photos and video will give you a pretty good idea.

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The new Xbox One S is 40 percent smaller than the current Xbox One, according to Microsoft. But what does that really look like in practice? We shot some side-by-side photos and video of the two consoles to give you a better idea.

As it turns out, the Xbox One S isn't quite as small as Microsoft made it out to be in its promo imag. But it's still pretty small, especially when you consider that Microsoft crammed all the guts of the original and the entire power supply into the new white shell (the new Xbox One S doesn't need an external power brick anymore).

So what else is new? Here are nine reasons the new Xbox One S is better than the original.