Logitech hosted by an event today, during which some new products are introduced for players and broadcasters. The details of one of them were leaked as a pre-order page Logitech G Cloud Gaming Handheld he went Amazon lives in Canada a little be faster. The company has now officially launched the device.

According to the list Posted by Lbabinz On Twitter, the Cloud Gaming Handheld will arrive on October 18th and cost $400 CAD. Logitech’s press materials say the product will ship next month. There will be a system Available from Amazon in the US, where the price is $350 USD or $300 if you pre-order. That’s pretty expensive for a dedicated cloud game, especially considering that the Nintendo Switch OLED is the same price (and can be jailbroken to run cloud gaming services).

Logitech G Cloud Gaming Handheld

Logitech

Features and design match with leaked details from the end of August. You’ll be able to stream games in 1080p at 60 frames per second on the seven-inch, 450-nit touchscreen. A customized Android tablet embedded inside the controller, the handheld offers haptic feedback, gyroscope controls and repositionable buttons. It has the inputs you’d expect, including the D-pad, face buttons, dual thumbsticks, bumpers, and triggers, as well as the option keys on either side, the G key, and the Home key.

Since you’ll be streaming games most of the time, the Cloud Gaming Handheld doesn’t require a ton of processing power. That’s one reason why Logitech was able to limit its weight to 463g, or one pound. For comparison, the Nintendo Switch weighs 0.88 pounds (398 g) with the Joy-Cons attached. Steam deck weighs about 1.5 pounds (669 g).

The device runs on an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor. It has 4GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 64GB of storage expandable via microSD slot. Logitech claims the battery will last up to 12 hours on a single charge. With the power off, it should be fully charged in about 2.5 hours with a USB-C cable.

There are stereo speakers and a stereo microphone with echo cancellation and noise cancellation. In addition, the device has Bluetooth 5.1 and USB-C headphone support, as well as thankfully a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Logitech G Cloud Gaming Handheld

Logitech

Logitech and Tencent (who built the device together) have partnered with Microsoft and NVIDIA to ensure local support is available. Xbox Cloud Gaming and GeForce Now. you will be able to use Steam Link app for remote gaming from your PC, while the Xbox app supports remote gaming from consoles. Logitech notes that users will be able to download apps from the Google Play Store. So you should be able to get likes Google Stadia and Amazon Lunaas well as social media apps, Android games, and streaming video services like YouTube and Netflix (you can use the device in tablet mode).

“What we wanted to do was challenge ourselves to create a device perfectly optimized for cloud gaming,” Ujesh Desai, vice president and general manager of Logitech Gaming, said in a statement. the ultimate Xbox controller – a large HD screen, amazing battery life and a lightweight design so gamers can enjoy long gaming sessions without compromise.”

Update 12:12 PM ET: Added more information from Logitech.

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