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The highly effective pocketable AYANeo 2 gaming handheld will begin to be distributed from September, with mass shipments beginning in October. We highlighted this second era design, one in all a rising throng of AYANeo gadgets, again in May when the system designers introduced it could be the “first AMD 6800U Windows handheld in the world.”
This goes to be an vital system for AYANeo, as it’s aiming squarely to surpass the favored Steam Deck with its kind issue and specs. Several contenders have been wanting with envy at how the Steam Deck has captured the headlines and hearts of PC gaming followers wishing to go moveable. The Steam Deck goes to be powerful to put a glove on although, with its mixture of {hardware} together with a customized AMD APU, the help of Valve, and the all-important pricing.
Key to the probabilities of success for the AYANeo 2 are that it’ll sport a few of the most fashionable specs in a handheld. It is touted to come back with an AMD Ryzen 7 6800U APU. This processor options AMD’s Zen 3+ cores in an 8C/16T configuration. CPU clock speeds will enhance as excessive at 4.7 GHz, which is sort of astounding for a handheld. Compare these specs to the Steam Deck CPU which options AMD Zen 2 cores in 4C/8T configuration, boosting as quick as 3.5 GHz.
Another very important specification for a handheld gaming system is the GPU. Valve obtained forward of the pack with its customized AMD Van Gogh APU, which provided a greater steadiness of CPU and GPU processing for gaming than most off-the-shelf SoCs. However, the AYANeo can comfortably seize the lead in late 2022 with its GPU core configuration. Here, the AYANeo has 12x RDNA2 CUs working at as much as 2.2 GHz, vs the Steam Deck’s 8x RDNA2 CUs working at a most 1.6GHz.
In different specs the 2 handhelds commerce blows, with comparable 7-inch IPS screens, comparable LPDDR5 RAM configurations, and kind elements. With the newer and extra highly effective AYANeo 2 there may very well be a fear about battery life, and it’s a Windows 11 handheld, whereas Valve’s effort is at present a primarily Steam OS system, with Windows help a work-in-progress.
The pricing of the AYANeo 2 will likely be an important resolution, however we don’t have any info on it on the time of writing. Yes, it will likely be one of the crucial highly effective handhelds round, however the designers ought to be cautious with the value premium they’re contemplating. Previously, AYANeo gadgets haven’t been very worth aggressive.
During the five-hour presentation that includes the AYANeo 2 information on Sunday, we additionally heard concerning the launch of the AYANeo Air, and obtained an summary of the total product line with which AYANeo hopes to dominate the market within the coming months.