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GPD WIN 2, a new handheld game console that runs Windows 10

Many game enthusiasts hugely awaiting Sony’s new PlayStation 5. However, there are still many speculations surrounding this major gaming console at upcoming tech events.

GPD WIN 2 Handheld Game Console

How do you realize if you have a prevailing product? While over 1,000 people collectively improve more than half a million dollars for a $600 product from a corporation that many have already complained approximately within the beyond for their past due deliveries and absence of conversation. The ones seem to be inadequate to deter pc gamers from getting their hands on the GPD WIN 2. Which promises no gaming pc should: gaming on the go, even while standing up.

Design

The GPD WIN 2 is an effective and bendy handheld mini-computer that measures 162 x 99 x 25mm and weighs 460g. The new handheld game console is a chunk bigger than its predecessor. But, you can nevertheless slide it on your front pocket readily. The compact design and easy contours assist you to without difficulty maintain it in your fingers for gaming. Meanwhile, the light yet strong magnesium alloy lid prevents the display screen bending. The ABS base cover is replaceable with other zinc alloy cowl.

Features

The handheld game console is powered by Intel Core m3-7Y30 with integrated Intel HD Graphics 615. It comes equipped with 8GB LPDDR3 RAM and replaceable 128GB SSD. So it’s powerful enough to smoothly run various AAA games such as Grand Theft Auto 5, Overwatch, The Elder Scroll 5, Fallout 4, DiRT 4 and more. Furthermore, GPD WIN 2 has a 6-inch touch screen from Sharp which features 1280 x 720 pixels resolution, 16:9 ratio and Gorilla Glass 4.

Moreover, the handheld game console also features a newly designed gamepad that comes with two 3D joysticks, a D-pad, ABXY buttons, and 6 shoulder buttons. While built-in dual-vibration motors bring you more immersive gaming experience. The integrated compact keyboard also allows you to use it to deal with more tasks like writing emails, editing documents and more.

GPD WIN 2 Battery

In addition, two 4900mAh battery packs allow it to give you over 6 hours of gameplay on a single charge. Its PC-class cooling solution ensures reliable performance even during a long gaming session. Other features also include microSD card slot, dual speakers, Bluetooth 4.2, micro HDMI, 3.5mm audio jack, a USB 3.0 port, and a USB-C port.

Battery replacement

The original replacement battery for the game console is available on Aliexpress for $62.90 USD with shipping.

GPD WIN 2 Price

The team behind GPD WIN 2 has raised enough funds for the product on Indiegogo. But, we can still pledge $649 to preorder the handheld game console. It will be shipped in May 2018.

GPD WIN 2 Video review

Updated on Januar 22, 2020.

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