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Since the Switch went public and renewed interest in portable games, we have seen a considerable number of imitators and competitors, most of which come from companies in the Far East. GPD has shown more than one handheld device inspired by Switch, Chinese giant Tencent also has a similar machine under development, and relatively new company Aya Neo has been working on its “AYANEO 2021” device for some time.
Like many current technology companies (including Nintendo), Aya Neo has been working hard to source components for its products. Crowdfunding campaign Earlier this year. Although the “supporter” unit is in the wild, the final consumer version of AYANEO 2021 will be fully put into production next month-Aya Neo has upgraded its specifications and Nintendo-style changes to truly regain its new life. Game credentials.
The new case color called “Retro Power” by the manufacturer is a dead end of the original Game Boy in 1989. Aya Neo is simpler in its promotional images, holding it with OG Game Boy or even games and watches.
AYANEO 2021 Pro uses AMD Ryzen R7 4800U processor (with 16GB of memory and “up to” 2TB solid state storage) and has a 7-inch, 1280×800 pixel IPS display, running Windows, so it will grant access to a wide range of PC games, including (according to the official Website), AAA version, such as Resident Evil Village, Gangster: Like a dragon, Cyberpunk 2077 with Forza Horizon 4, And a large number of indie games on Steam (many of which are also available on Switch). It is said that there is a 47Wh battery inside, which can “up to” 5 hours of playback time.
Although the AYANEO 2021 Pro-and many similar devices-does not exactly match the Switch, because it does not provide a detachable motion sensor controller, it Do A dock is provided, which means you can connect it to the screen and use a wired or Bluetooth pad as an interface.
Catch? Well, this power is not cheap. AYANEO 2021 Pro starts at USD 1,215 (With 1TB of storage space), and the Retro Power version that comes with the docking station is $100 more expensive. We are talking about very advanced PC technology here, so the price is not so shocking, but compared with the Switch, it is obviously a world of difference.
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