Price hike in Microsoft Xbox One X, Sony PS4 and PS4 Pro

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Microsoft has recently launched the latest Xbox One X gaming console in India. The console will be available with a price tag of INR 44990. As per the recent various reports said that the latest gaming console will get costlier. The reason for the increase in cost is due to a hike in customs duty. On the other hand, there will be a hike in prices of the Sony PlayStation4 and PlayStation 4 Pro as well.

As per the report by Gadgets360, the Xbox One X will be available for INR 48490 after the revised price. The new revised price will be applicable on all new stock of the Xbox One X which will be imported in India. Hence, the gaming console will be available with the original until the old stock lasts.

According to several other reports, there will be a hike in charges for Sony PS4 Slim and PS4 Pro also. The PS4 Slim will be available in market with a price tag of INR 31990 for the 500GB variant whereas the 1GB variant will be available with a price tag of INR 35990 against their original prices of INR 28990 and INR 32990 respectively. The PS4 Pro will be available with a revised price tag of INR 41990 against its original price of INR 38990. The reason behind the rise in price is that Indian government has increased the custom duty from 10 percent to 20 percent during Union Budget 2018.

The Xbox One X will be powered by an eight-core custom AMD CPU clocked at 2.3GHz coupled with 12GB of GDDR5 graphics memory to enjoy smoother gameplay. It will have a 6 Teraflop GPU, which will give smoother animations in 4K.

The console will come with a 1TB HDD of internal storage. It will use liquid-cooled vapour-chamber cooling inside technology, a technology which is used on high-end gaming PCs. Apart from this there will be a 4K UHD Blu-ray optical disc drive, HDMI 2.0b, HDR10 support, Dolby Atmos, Bluetooth, WiFi with Direct, IR blaster, three USB 3.0 ports, Ethernet port and so on.

The PS4 Pro is an upgraded version of the PS4 and boasts some interesting features which includes 4K and available with HDR capability. These features will help you to increase the gaming experience more vividly and detailed when compared with the predecessor. Gaming titles such as Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, The Last of Us, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Ratchet and Clank have been updated so that PS4 Pro performance can be utilized fully. As the name suggests, PS4 Slim is overall slimmer in design plus with more energy efficiency.


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