Xbox One “Day One Edition” Unboxing
After all the wait, the One is here; I mean the Xbox One. Microsoft Latest gaming console retails for $499, which seems like a hefty price for the average gamer. But the Xbox One was built by gamers, for gamers. The perfect balance of power and performance, Xbox One takes gaming to a whole new level. Stunning realism. Advanced AI that adapts to the way you play. And a new generation of multiplayer that is both smarter and faster. for starters the Xbox One comes with a brand new Kinect sensor that not only has upgrades to Kinect game play but also it new highly integrated role to the multimedia aspects of the Xbox One. The Console its is large, large than the current Xbox 360 and the PS4. It comes with a Blu-ray drive (finally Microsoft), has three USB ports ( one on the side and two in the rear), HDMI-in & HDMI-out for passthrough. Then you have the new Xbox One controller, which comes in refined with 40 in features. The console has a very home theather. HTPC look and feel to it. Which you can see in our unboxing video below.
Specs Processor and graphics: as rumored, a heavily customized AMD chip that combines an eight-core CPU, a GPU tailored for DirectX 11.1 graphics and 32MB of high bandwidth embedded ESRAM memory. The 28nm chip will consume around 100 watts, which is slightly higher than current Xbox Slim and PS3, but Microsoft promises noise from the cooling fans will be “four times quieter.” System memory: 8GB of DDR3 RAM Audio and video: 1080p and 4K both supported; 7.1 surround sound. Kinect: This will be bundled with the console and contain 250,000-pixel infrared depth sensor as well as a regular 720p web cam. Storage and media: a 500GB hard drive of unknown speed plus a Blu-ray / DVD combo drive that will be used as little as possible. We’re told disc-based games will be ripped to the HDD automatically. Connectivity: HDMI 1.4 output and passthrough; a “few” USB 3.0 ports; gigabit Ethernet; plus, three separate 802.11n radios to allow the console to communicate with its controller (over a form of WiFi Direct) as well as other devices without losing its connection to the internet. At other times, two radios could be used to maintain a stronger WiFi signal.