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Xbox One X may launch in India on January 23; price, specs and more

The X variant is a beefed-up version of the original Xbox One and last year’s redesigned Xbox One S, and supports 4K, HDR, and smoother frame rates

Utathya Nag utathya10 18 January 2018, 8:00 PM
The XBox One X is expected to be priced around Rs 44,900

The XBox One X is expected to be priced around Rs 44,900 Image: AFP

The much-anticipated release of the Xbox One X may finally happen on January 23, according to latest reports. Several media organisations revealed that Microsoft India has been sending out invites for an event on the date, where the latest Xbox iteration is expected to be launched in India.

The X variant is a beefed up version of the original Xbox One and last year’s redesigned Xbox One S and supports 4K, HDR, and smoother frame rates compared to its predecessors. The model is expected to retail for Rs 44,900 in India.

The Xbox One X Microsoft's most powerful console till date and is powered by eight-core custom AMD CPU clocked at 2.3GHz, 12GB of GDDR5 VRAM and a 6 Teraflop GPU, which offers smoother animations in 4K. There's 1TB of internal storage and the console uses a liquid-cooled vapour-chamber cooling technology. It's also advertised as the smallest Xbox ever.

The console also has a compatibility mode and is backwards compatible with many Xbox 360 games.

The Xbox One X was previously teased with a January 15 release date in India on Xbox's official India website, which turned out to be false. The company later confirmed that it was a mistake on Microsoft India's part which led to the misinformation being put up on the official website.

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