Introducing the X1 from the XR5 Xfinity Series The X1 remote is designed to improve the XFINITY TV viewing experience. This remote is smaller and easier to handle, putting the buttons you use most often within easy reach. In addition, there are fewer buttons so you can quickly find the functions you're looking for. Besides this remote being more environmentally friendly; fewer materials and less power are used. Just pull the battery Insulator and your new X1 Remote is ready for action, the remote will work with your X1 set-top box automatically. Press any button or give a slight shake and the X1 lights up.