Xbox One S can now be pre-ordered on Amazon

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With E3 officially underway, Microsoft used the opportunity to announce its new gaming console: the  Xbox One S, a slimmer version that’s 40% smaller than the Xbox One. Right after it was unveiled, the device became available for pre-order on Amazon and in Microsoft’s Stores in the US and UK.

The Xbox One S is not only smaller, but it also has a sleeker design. At E3, Microsoft showcased its vertical stand, an optional accessory for this console that costs $19.99. The current Xbox One console has an external power supply but the Xbox One S comes with an integrated power supply. The new model supports 4K Ultra HD video playback and users are able to play content from the Windows Store or Xbox Store.

The new console supports HDR gaming as well and comes with an improved controller, which has a new texture making it more grippable. Microsoft also improved its Bluetooth and wireless range, but these are the only confirmed details about this console. Rumors suggest the Xbox One S will feature an HDMI 2.0a/b port, a slim optical drive design and a more compact thermal solution in order to prevent the chassis from overheating.

It seems that the Xbox One S has the same 1.75 GHz AMD octa-core APU (2 quad-core Jaguar modules) processor and 853MHz AMD Radeon GCN architecture (inside of APU) graphics, backed by 8GB DDR3 RAM. There’s no Kinect port, but you can add a Kinect using a USB adapter which costs $50.

If you want to pre-order the Xbox One S from Amazon, you’ll pay $299 for the 500GB version, $349 for the 1TB version, or $399 for the 2TB version. Microsoft will ship pre-orders starting in August.

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