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Xbox One review | Game console

Published on: Thursday, November 21st 2013                   Written by: Ilse Jurrien - Photography by: Mark Peters

Xbox One review

J ust like game console manufacturers Nintendo and Sony, halfway through this year, Microsoft also announced their new game computer. The Xbox One is an all-in-one entertainment system that opens the world to music, live TV, films, sport, apps, and Skype. In the end, it is all about gaming and on the Xbox One, games are more realistic than ever, they are almost undistinguishable from reality. The innovative technology is perfectly complemented by the iconic design of the Xbox One. The sharp edges and lines make it a stylish, modern console. The Xbox One is available as of mid-December 2013, at the same time as a series of exclusive Xbox One games.

Microsoft Xbox One game console

Microsoft Xbox One game console

 

Microsoft Xbox One review

Microsoft Xbox One review

Xbox One game computer and Kinect

Microsoft’s new game console is designed to get to know you better. The Xbox One knows what you like and what you do not like. All your favorite things are brought together on your personalized start screen. Since every Xbox One comes with Kinect included, the system reacts to your voice, movement, and gestures. The powerful x86-processor with 8 cores allows you to switch effortlessly between games and entertainment apps. With 8 GB RAM and a hard drive of 500 GB, you have more than enough memory for your games, demos, films. apps, music, and more. You can also use your Xbox One as a Blu-ray player, to watch films in HD quality. With the HDMI pass-through, you can watch TV via the Xbox, so that switching between inputs is a thing of the past.

Xbox One Game Controller

Xbox One Game Controller

Xbox One Wireless Controller

The game controller has been improved with more than 40 technological innovations. The Xbox One Wireless Controller has a renewed D-pad (directional pad) and thumb stick, and the contours have also been adjusted for greater precision and control. Additionally, new ‘vibrating impulse triggers’ ensure even more accurate fingertip feedback. The Xbox One Wireless Controller was designed to work together with the new Kinect, so that the two can automatically be connected, for a seamless synchronization. Kinect reacts to your movements, so that you become the controller yourself, so to speak. The Kinect technology is completely redesigned to make optimal use of all the possibilities of the Xbox One.

 
 

Our Rating!

Design
80%
User friendliness
85%
Features
90%
Performance
90%
Price / Quality ratio
80%
85%
Review rating
Microsoft Xbox One
 
 
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