Aokzoe brings handheld to market

Joins an increasing population of AMD-based handhelds.

Jon Peddie

A group of engineers from Shanghai developed a powerful handheld gaming device, inspired by Nintendo’s success and other handheld devices. They built a prototype in 2021 and launched a Kickstarter campaign in 2022, which raised $1.1 million. The second-generation A1 Pro was recently announced at a price of $1,020, which is lower than some competitors like Onexplayer 1S but higher than Nintendo’s Switch or Ayaneo’s Air Pro. The device is more powerful than Valve’s Steam Deck, with an AMD Ryzen 6800U processor and Radeon 680M graphics. All of the handheld devices have similar appearances and control placements, and most interestingly,

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