Give credit score to Valve for turning a promising class (handheld PC consoles) right into a viable one with the Steam Deck, which strikes an appropriate steadiness between value, efficiency, and capabilities. In the wake of the Steam Deck’s launch, others have tried to capitalize in the marketplace phase, and a “young company comprising a group of senior engineers and product managers” has caught are consideration.
That firm is AOKZOE and it has been exhibiting off its upcoming A1 handheld powered by an AMD Ryzen 7 6800U processor primarily based on Zen 3+. It’s one of many quickest cellular APUs on provide at AMD, with an 8-core/16-thread configuration, 2.7GHz to 4.7GHz clock velocity, and 16MB of L3 cache. And for graphics, its packs a Radeon 680M GPU with a dozen cores and a couple of.2GHz clock velocity.
The AOKZOE A1 is the primary handheld console to make use of the Ryzen 7 6800U. It additionally sports activities an 8-inch show with a 1920×1200 decision (100% sRGB), an unspecified quantity of LPDDR5X-6400 reminiscence, a 48Whr battery (the staff is contemplating a 65Whr choice), and provides specific assist for each Windows 11 and Steam OS.
Here’s a take a look at it operating Elden Ring…
Other video’s posted to the corporate’s YouTube channel show it operating Cyberpunk 2077, Forza Horizon 5, and Red Dead Redemption 2 easily as effectively. Elden Ring hits 60 frames per second within the above video, whereas Forza Horizon 5 dips into triple-digit framerates.
Performance will rely upon the TPD setting. There’s a button to toggle between the default 15W TDP and 28W. To maintain issues cool, it options aluminum fins and copper warmth pipes, although we cannot actually understand how effectively it really works till this factor ships.
Pricing is but to be decided and can clearly play a giant position in whether or not this competes in opposition to the Steam Deck. The solely factor AOKZOE is saying right now’s that it’ll have a number of fashions with totally different RAM and storage configurations obtainable, at totally different value factors.
Look for the AOKZOE A1 to hit the crowdfunding scene in September with discounted tremendous early bird and early bird tiers.