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Xbox 360 S (2010) Unboxing

TechRepublic's Bill Detwiler gives you a first look at what's in the box of Microsoft's redesigned Xbox 360 S "slim".
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Microsoft unveiled the Xbox 360 S at E3 2010. The redesigned Xbox features a 250GB hard drive, built-in Wi-Fi, and a 45 nanometer and integrated CPU and GPU. The new console is also designed to be quiter than previous Xbox versions and is Kinect ready. The new console sells for $299 (US).
After you've walked through this unboxing gallery, be sure to check out complete Xbox 360 S teardown gallery.
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Opening the Xbox 360 S box, we find the product documentation sitting on top of the console.
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The Xbox 360 S comes wrapped in antistatic wrap and protected by two shock-absorbing cushions.
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Under the console are the additional components. The Xbox 360 S comes with a wireless controller (with two AA batteries), a wired headset, a power supply and cord, and a composite AV cable.
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The Xbox 360 S uses a 135W 12V 10.83A, 5Vsb 1A power supply.
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The Xbox 360 S comes with black wireless Xbox controller that's nearly identical to previous Xbox controllers.
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The Xbox 360 S features touch-sensitive buttons that allow you to turn on/off the console or eject a disc by swiping your you finger across the buttons.
Two USB ports are also located behind a small door in the bottom right corner of the front panel.
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The back of the Xbox 360 S is slightly different than previous versions of the gaming console.
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On the rear of the Xbox 360 S you'll find the power adapter port, optical audio-out, HDMI, component and composite video connector, Microsoft Kinect slot, Ethernet port, and three USB ports.
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The right side of the Xbo 360 S can also function as the bottom when the device is placed upright. The 250GB hard drive is also located behind a panel on the right side.
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Both sides are heavily vented to improve cooling.
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Not much to see on the bottom of the Xbox 360 S except four small rubber cushions.
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Here's what you get for the $299 a redesigned Xbox 360 S costs.
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