The new Xbox One S is worth an upgrade.
The new Microsoft Xbox One S is not just featuring a slimmer look, it also has new capabilities. Xbox One S is 40% smaller than the current Xbox One and comes with a up to 2TB HDD, 4K Ultra HD Video, HDR, a streamlined controller and vertical stand.
The big new advantage of the Xbox One S is HDR (High Definition Range) along with the ability to watch 4K Ultra HD Video from streams and from Ultra HD Blu-ray discs. Sony supports HDR on all PS4 consoles. Microsoft has not announced HDR support for old Xbox One consoles. HDR brings a new level of image quality that is the rage this year in TV technology.
To benefit from HDR, you need a 4K Ultra HD TV supporting HDR. If you have one, than you can trade in your old Xbox 360 or Xbox One directly on Amazon. The giant online retailer offers on the Xbox Trade-in page up to $140 for a Xbox One 500GB console. You get the trade-in value as an Amazon gift card you can use to purchase on Xbox One S. A trade-in Xbox can cut the cost for a new Xbox One S by almost 50%.
The Xbox One S 500G Bundles sell for $299.99. Find all available Xbox One S Bundles on Amazon.
Microsoft lags behind the Sony PS4 console sales by a huge margin. Expect many Xbox On S deals and promotions during the Black Friday 2016 shopping season. Retailers are also going to clear out all Xbox One inventory. If you do not own a 4K TV with HDR support the Xbox One is just fine.
We predict a huge console war this Holiday shopping season, benefiting consumers. Nintendo is only participating with the new retro NES Classic console that goes on sale on November 11 for $59.99. This is a fun console not just for gamers who grew up with the NES, but also young kids.