No Revolution This Year - Adidas X 18.1 vs Next-Gen Adidas 19.1

Last year, Adidas released a new generation of the Adidas X that was totally different to the previous generation. This year, Adidas will again launch a new version of the Adidas X - the Adidas X 19. It is easy to see that the Adidas X 19 football boots built up on the previous generation. We compare all details of the next-generation Adidas X 19.1 with the Adidas X 18.1.

Next-Gen Adidas X 19 Launch Boots Leaked

Comparison - Adidas X 18.1 vs X 19.1 Soccer Shoes


Whereas the current-generation Adidas X 18.1 football boots comes with a quite heavy claw collar and relatively thick upper, the next-generation Adidas X 19.1 football boot features a more lightweight approach. The construction remains mainly the same.

In fact, the upper of the next-gen Adidas X 19.1 appears to be more similar to the Adidas X 18+ than to the Adidas X 18.1

Sole Plate

The sole plates of the Adidas X 18.1 soccer cleat and the Adidas X 19.1 soccer cleat are identical in terms of tech - the Adidas X 19.1 has a Speedframe drillium outsole for on field traction and rapid acceleration.

Overall - Adidas X 18.1 vs Adidas X 19.1 Football Boots

The Adidas X 19.1 football boots are only a slight update of the Adidas X 18.1. The difference is that the upper is less bulk and thinner, made for closer ball control and a lighter weight. The sole plate has only received visual updates.

Pricing for the next-generation Adidas X 19 football boots is set to be the same as for the current-gen Adidas X. The Adidas X 19.1 will retail at around 180 GBP (220 Euro).

Current-gen Adidas X 18.1 or next-gen Adidas X 19.1? Which boot do you prefer? Share your thoughts in the comments below.