Top 4 Handheld Gaming consoles you can get in 2022
A handheld console is a portable gaming console that has all the features of a gaming console with its own built screen and controller. It can be played on the go without any additional external support. Here are the top 5 Handheld gaming consoles in 2022.
Top 4 Handheld consoles you can get in 2022
Steam Deck os
The Steam Deck is one of the most successful and the best if not the best handheld gaming console ever produced in 2022. The steam deck run on SteamOS which is a Linux distribution developed by Valve. The steam deck has direct access to the steam gaming platform, so owning a steam deck gives you unlimited access to the steam game library with your steam account. What makes the steam Deck stands out from other handheld is the specification and it is quality built. The steam deck can also run window 11 which enable you to run any game emulator with it. This means you can play any game once you have the emulator. The steam deck is powered by a 4-core AMD Zen 2 CPU, an 8-core AMD RDNA GPU with 1GB video memory, 16GB of RAM, up to 512GB of storage and a 7″ 60HZ IPS display
The Nintendo Switch is one of the most popular and most sold-out handheld gaming consoles. The Switch comes in 3 models The Switch lite, Switch OLED and Normal Switch. The normal Switch and OLED version some with two joy-con attached to the side and can also be used separately or used to play multiplayer games. It can also it can be connected to the big screen with its HDMI connection dock station. But the switch lite doesn’t come with a detachable joy-con and doesn’t have HDMI output. Thus limiting its functionality to the handheld alone.
Another disadvantage of the switch lite is that it doesn’t support all the games on the switch OLED console. Although the lite is cheaper and also comes with low spec compared to the OLED version. In terms of the game library, The steam deck has more games in its steam library than the switch.
The AYA NEO is an IndieGoGo project that runs on Windows 11, Unlike the Steam Deck that runs on the Steamos. The aya neo is one of the most powerful handheld consoles that is powered by 6 cores AMD Ryzen 5 4500U Mobile Processor with Radeon Graphics. It can run a PC game smoothly like the God of War, Call of Duty and other heavy-duty games. You can also install the steam service on it to have access to the steam game library. The AYA NEO can also play ps3 and ps2 games with their emulator just like the steam deck
AYN Odin Pro
The AYN Odin Pro is another successful handled pc/gaming console by Indiegogo. It runs on android os and is powered by CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon SD845 | Quad-core Kyo Gold at 2.8GHz, quad-core Kyro Silver at 1.8GHz GPU: Adreno 630 with RAM: 8GB LPDDR4. and storage of 128GB and Display: 1080×1920 (16:9). The AYN Odin Pro can be used to run emulated games. Like the ps2, Dream Cast, 3Ds Emulation, PSP, and Game Cube.