Xbox Lockhart ConceptSource: /u/jiveduder on Reddit

What you need to know

  • A new report from TweakTown backs up some of the specs we previously leaked for Xbox Series S, aka Lockhart.
  • Tom Warren with The Verge also stepped in to provide information on the graphics component.
  • Xbox Series S still has not been officially announced.

A report from TweakTown released a breakdown of the rumored Xbox Series S specs. Most of these specs backed up what we previously reported in December 2019, though it appears that the CPU may have a slighly higher clock speed. Tom Warren at The Verge also backed up these specs, adding that the GPU component has 20 CUs running at 1.55 GHz.

Here's the current rumored specs for the Xbox Series S, aka Lockhart.

Category Xbox Series X
Processor 8x Cores @ 3.8 GHz (3.66 GHz w/ SMT) Custom Zen 2 CPU
Graphics 4 TFLOPS, 20 CUs @ 1.55 GHz Custom RDNA 2 GPU
Die Size Unknown
Process 7nm Enhanced
Memory 10 GB GDDR6
Memory Bandwidth Unknown
Internal Storage Custom NVME SSD
I/O Throughput Unknown
Expandable Storage 1 TB Expansion Card (matches internal storage exactly)
External Storage USB 3.2 External HDD Support
Optical Drive None
Performance Target 1440P @ 60 FPS
Color Unknown
Size Unknown
Release date Holiday 2020

The Xbox Series S is all-but-confirmed, having not actually been revealed yet. Controllers appeared in the wild with branding stating compatibility with Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, so it definitely exists. While we'd heard before that the console was planned to be revealed earlier this year, the ongoing global pandemic has thrown many things off. We'll be sure to provide updates when the Xbox Series S is officially announced.

Xbox Series X/S