The Xbox Series S/X Are The Lightest & Heaviest Consoles In Xbox History

Microsoft has confirmed the weight specifications for both the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, revealing that the former is the heaviest console in Xbox history, and the latter is the lightest!

According to new details on the Microsoft Store, the Xbox Series X weighs in at 9.8lbs - that's slightly less than the 11.02lbs of the original PS3, and ahead of the Xbox One X (8.4 lbs).

The Xbox Series S, on the other hand, is significantly lighter at 4.25lbs than both the original Xbox One and its Xbox One S replacement, as well as the Xbox 360 and its many revisions throughout the years.

Here's a comparison to some other consoles (with thanks to GameSpot):

  • Xbox Series S: 4.25 lbs
  • Xbox Series X: 9.8 lbs
  • Xbox One: 7.8 lbs
  • Xbox One S: 6.4 lbs
  • Xbox One X: 8.4 lbs
  • OG Xbox 360: 7.6 lbs
  • Xbox 360 Slim: 6.9 lbs
  • OG Xbox: 8.8 lbs
  • OG PlayStation 4: 6.2 lbs
  • PlayStation 4 Pro: 7.3 lbs

If you're curious, estimates for the weight of the PS5 are placing it somewhere around the 10lbs mark as well, suggesting many gamers will have two very heavy behemoths on their hands this November!

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