Available in December, the Steam Deck, the all-in-one portable PC gaming device, will bring gamers’ favorite Steam games and features around the world in a powerful and convenient form factor that you can take anywhere. At 419 euros, it is available from the end of the year and can now be reserved.
Steam Deck ™ is the world’s most powerful and feature-rich portable gaming device. The manufacturer has partnered with AMD to create the custom APU that powers the Steam Deck, optimized for mobile gaming. It is a very powerful Zen2 + RDNA2 processor, capable of providing a lot of power to run the latest AAA games with extreme efficiency.
Steam Deck, Valve’s new little gem
“We have capacitive joysticks“Said the valve designer Scott dalton. “And one of the really cool things is that we can use it in conjunction with our gyro to enable or disable motion controls and spin control in games.“.
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Steam Deck was built for extended gaming sessions, using both sticks and trackpads, with classically sized controls at your fingertips. The back of the device is designed to comfortably accommodate hands of various sizes.
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The device has a 7-inch touchscreen, which allows you to type and navigate the Steam user interface with the platform’s multi-touch capacitive screen. With the Trackpad, you can play PC titles that were never designed to be played on a portable device. With increased precision and customization options, trackpads also offer a competitive edge in fast-paced first-person shooter games.
The gyroscope is another one of Steam Deck’s super innovative tools. With built-in IMU and capacitive touch sticks, the Deck helps you aim. By physically positioning the device, you can achieve greater precision than a stick or trackpad alone.
Steam Deck has an AMD APU processor, CPU: Zen 2 4c / 8t, 2.4-3.5GHz (up to 448 GFlops FP32), GPU: 8 RDNA 2 CU, 1.0-1.6 GHz (up to 1.6 TFlops FP32), APU power: 4-15 W. Has 16 GB LPDDR5 RAM (four channels 23-bit, 5500 MT / s) with 64 GB of eMMC memory (PCIe Gen 2 x1), 256 GB NVMe SSD (PCIe Gen 3 x4), 512 GB of High Speed NVMe SSD (PCIe Gen 3 x4). All models use 2230 sqm socket modules (not designed to be user-replaceable). All models include a microSD card slot.
Controls and inputs – Gamepad controls include ABXY buttons, directional pad, L and D analog triggers, bumper L and D buttons, display and menu buttons, 4 assignable grip buttons. In addition, there are 2 full-size analog sticks with capacitive touch, HD Haptic technology, 2 square 30mm trackpads with haptic feedback, 55% better latency than vapor controller, pressure sensitivity to set the force applied to the click. The gyro has a 6-axis IMU.
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