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ONEXPLAYER mini: More details about upcoming mini gaming handheld leak

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Lenovo designs an Android handheld console, then decides against selling it

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Valve Details Steam Deck Gaming Handheld, Starting at $399

Valve has taken the wraps off of its long-rumored handheld. The Steam Deck will release in December 2021, starting at $399 for a version with 64GB of eMMC storage.

The handheld runs on a custom APU from Valve and AMD, with a 4 core/8 thread Zen 2 processor ranging from 2.4–3.5 GHz and RDNA 2 graphics (8 compute units, running at 1.0–1.6 GHz). The APU will run between 4W and 15W. Additionally, there’s 16GB LPDDR5 RAM (5500 MT/s) and a high-speed microSD card slot.

That custom chip looks quite promising. For a device of this sort, the 4-core Zen 2

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Next batch of AYA Neo handheld gaming PCs will have improved hardware (Update: free upgrade kits for first 500 backers)

The AYA Neo is a handheld gaming computer with a 7 inch touchscreen display wedged between a set of game controllers and an AMD Ryzen 5 4500U processor with Radeon Vega 6 graphics powering the system.

It went up for pre-order through a crowdfunding campaign earlier this year, and the developers have shipped more than 500 units to backers and other customers. But according to a recent update to the AYA Neo Indiegogo page, some of those customers have encountered hardware problems. So the folks at AYA are working to ensure that the next batch to roll of the production

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Report: Valve eyes a return to ‘console’ hardware with leaked handheld SteamPal

Valve is reportedly looking to squeeze back into that space between PCs and consoles with its own line of video game hardware. This time around, however, Valve has portability in mind.

That rumored device is the SteamPal, a Linux-powered handheld built to play Steam games on the go. Sources speaking to Ars Technica say the Nintendo Switch-like device has been in the works for “some time,” and recent changes to Steam itself seem to indicate its reveal could be growing nearer by the day.

According to Ars’ sources, the device is currently just a prototype but takes many cues from

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Valve’s handheld gaming PC could take on the Nintendo Switch

Although gaming handhelds have been around since the days of the Nintendo Game Boy, the Nintendo Switch definitely kicked up interest by a notch, revealing a potentially profitable market for portable devices that can run AAA titles, even in medium or low settings only. That, in turn, has created a series of devices and concept designs inspired by the Switch, except running PC hardware and PC games instead. Given that trend, it’s not surprising to hear that Valve, best known for the Steam PC gaming platform, is planning to jump into that fray and no later than the end of

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One-netbook Onexplayer handheld PC review

The Onexplayer is a bit of an oddity in the world of PCs, in that it’s a handheld touchscreen PC with built-in gamepad controls. Think of it as a high-end Nintendo Switch, but running Windows, and constructed out of PC hardware that you know and love, and you’re not far off.

Born out of an incredibly successful Indiegogo campaign, that saw it reach $1 million in funding in its first day, the Onexplayer comes in a variety of SKUs depending on what sort of CPU you want it built around. The launch models all use Intel’s 11th-gen Tiger Lake

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ONEXPLAYER gaming PC handheld comes with a bigger screen

Handheld gaming computers are nothing new and there have been quite a few models from different companies, most of them hailing from China, for almost every generation of Intel processors. It isn’t until the 11th-gen Intel “Tiger Lake”, however, that the chip maker’s graphics technology could truly be considered worthy of gaming on its own. Unsurprisingly, there have also been new attempts at putting that Intel chip into more portable forms, and the ONEXPLAYER is not only the latest but also the biggest in that category.

One Netbook has long been making small portable computers but has so far focused

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First Look: ONEXPLAYER 8.4 inch handheld gaming PC with Intel Tiger Lake

The ONEXPLAYER is a handheld gaming computer with an 8.4 inch, 2560 x 1600 pixel touchscreen display sandwiched between a pair of game controllers. It looks a bit like a large Nintendo Switch, but the controllers are not detachable and under the hood lies the beating heart of a full-fledged computer.

Powered by an Intel Tiger Lake processor with Intel Iris Xe graphics, the latest little computer from Chinese company One Netbook features 16GB of RAM, up to 2TB of PCIe NVMe storage, and a 59 Wh battery.

The little computer is set to go up for pre-order through a

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