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Troubleshooting ¶ 

If you are having difficulties with the Xbox One S or need additional help, refer to the Xbox One S Troubleshooting page.

Background and Identification ¶ 

Released in August 2016, the Xbox One S is a major revision to the Original Xbox One (released in 2013). This model of Xbox One S is identified by the name Xbox One S on the top right hand corner on the backside of the device.

Notable upgrades include a 40% size reduction, an integrated power supply, and native 4K video output for Blu-Ray playback and online video streaming.

The standard Xbox One S ships in white alongside a redesigned Xbox wireless controller. It features a frontside USB 3.0 port, IR blaster, and controller sync button. Connectivity options are similar to the previous model, however the Kinect port has been replaced by a standard USB 3.0 port.

The Xbox One S, unlike the Xbox One, has holes and dots on one half, and not the diagonal line and slits. The Xbox One S also has a large circle section beneath the holes that is used as the air vent to cool all the internal components.

Technical Specifications ¶ 

  • 4K Video Streaming and Game Upscaling
  • HDR Gaming
  • 500 GB, 1 TB, 2 TB Storage Options
  • Integrated power supply
  • IR Blaster
  • Blu-Ray

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