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Microsoft Xbox 360

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3771 reviews of Microsoft Xbox 360. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Game Consoles for all reviews. Opinions about the portability and design are generally positive. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably. Comments are divided on the size, and some have doubts about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Game Consoles the Microsoft Xbox 360 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Microsoft Xbox 360

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 206 user reviews of Microsoft Xbox 360 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Game Consoles on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the size and design are overall positive. The usability and portability are also appreciated. Many are negative about the reliability.

price, portability, usability, design, size

reliability

84% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Microsoft Xbox 360

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 user reviews of Microsoft Xbox 360 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Game Consoles on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the design and usability. There are some mixed comments about the reliability. Some have doubts about the price.

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59% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2019

Recommended!

Expert review by : Hugo Jobling (trustedreviews.com)

Microsoft Xbox 360 250GB

 

Is it an Xbox 360 Slim? Is it an Xbox 360 S? No, it's an Xbox 360 250GB!

Put simply, the Xbox 360 250GB is the best Xbox Microsoft has made thus far. It's better featured, with more USB ports and built-in wireless, its more energy efficient internals mean it's quieter and less power-hungry than its predecessors and, perhaps...

Jul, 2010

Expert review by : Hannah Bouckley (t3.com)

Xbox 360 Slim review with video

 

Microsoft told us to expect an announcement much bigger than the renaming of Project Natal to Microsoft Kinect, and while the Xbox 360 Slim is by no means an earth-shattering unveiling, there is more than enough for owners of the more portly version of...

Built-in WiFi ; Slimline design ; Larger hard drive

Incompatible with old Xbox HDs ; No Blu-ray ; Lacks media storage capability

Nov, 2011

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Microsoft Xbox 360 (250GB) review

 

Microsoft's Xbox system has always been formidable when it comes to gaming, and now it's an appealing media hub as well.

Stunning gameplay ; increasingly capable online services ; quieter and slicker than before

No Blu-ray drive and no 3D abilities

Always a formidable gamer and now a much more appealing media hub

Dec, 2010

Expert review by (whathifi.com)

Microsoft Xbox 360 S-Video AV Cable overview

 

Xbox 360 S-Video SCART Cable The OPS ( Microsoft Xbox 360 S-Video AV Cable - Game console link cable - S-Video / composite video - 2.4 m - shielded )

Expert review by : Sean Hollister (engadget.com)

New Xbox 360 250GB review

 

When we first saw its face in a Italian ad, more than one Engadget editor called its bluff: "The top half doesn't line up with the bottom," some said,

Whisper quiet ; Energy efficient ; Integrated 802.11n WiFi

Generates more heat ; Still uses proprietary HDD system ; No hi-def playback out of the box

Jul, 2010

Expert review by : Jeffrey L. Wilson (pcmag.com)

Microsoft Xbox 360 (250GB)

 

A compact, eye-catching design, internal Wi-Fi, and more storage make the Microsoft Xbox 360 (250GB) the best Xbox yet.

Revamped, more compact, elegant design. Integrated 802.11n Wi-Fi. Powerful 3D graphics. Excellent, diverse games library. Robust online community.

Glossy shell attracts fingerprints and smudges. Although smaller, the power supply is still bulky. Still lacks Blu-ray.

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Nov, 2011

Expert review by : Terrence Russell (wired.com)

Review: Microsoft Xbox 360 Slim

 

When the Xbox 360 hit in 2005 it promised to revolutionize gaming. Microsoft got most of the way there (conceptually), but the original 360 hardware...

Leaner, (slightly) meaner and quieter. Inches closer to the all-in-one entertainment box we’ve been waiting for. Cosmetic touches like touch-sensitive power and eject buttons class up the joint. Thrusts overpriced accessories ( for a Wi-Fi dongle?!)...

In many ways the same console we’ve been playing since Senior Year. Inter-console data transfers still require a wonky proprietary cable

Sep, 2010

Expert review by : Jeffrey L. Wilson (pcmag.com)

Xbox 360 (250GB)

 

Microsoft was the first to enter this current console-gaming generation with its original Xbox 360, a hulk of a system that beat both Nintendo and Sony to the punch. Despite the millions of Xboxes sold (or possibly because of it), the 360...

Revamped, more compact, elegant design. Integrated 802.11n Wi-Fi. Powerful 3D graphics. Excellent, diverse games library. Robust online community

Glossy shell attracts fingerprints and smudges. Although smaller, the power supply is still bulky. Still lacks Blu-ray

A still-solid gaming and entertainment experience coupled with a revamped eye-catching design, internal 802.11n Wi-Fi, and more storage make this the best Xbox 360 yet.

Jun, 2010

Expert review by : Jeff Bakalar (cnet.com)

Microsoft Xbox 360 Slim review: Microsoft Xbox 360 Slim

 

Microsoft Xbox 360 Slim

Sleeker design; 17 percent smaller; much quieter operation; better cooling; touch-sensitive power and disc tray; 250GB hard drive; built-in Wi-Fi; five USB ports; dedicated Kinect port; onboard optical digital audio.

The hard drive is still proprietary; controller on D-pad remains unchanged; cumbersome power block; renders existing faceplates useless; no cables for HD gaming out of the box.

Though the new Xbox 360 certainly addresses most of the concerns we've had with the versions before it, we don't think it warrants a purchase if you already own an Xbox 360 in working order with an HDMI-out port and a hard drive.

Jun, 2010

Expert review by : Daniel S. Evans (pcmag.com)

Microsoft Xbox 360 Arcade

 

The $200 Xbox 360 Arcade packs the same punch as its big brothers, but to take full advantage of it you will need to buy a hard drive for the console.

Inexpensive next-generation console. Intuitive new interface and streaming capabilities. HD gaming.

Barely enough storage to upload the new OS, let alone download games from Xbox Live Marketplace. No Blu-ray drive.

Internally, the Xbox Arcade is not much different from its predecessors. The Arcade features the same triple-core 3.2-GHz, 95nm IBM CPU as the other Xbox 360s—at least that's the official Microsoft line. It's a poorly kept secret that Microsoft has...

Nov, 2008