Valve has officially announced the Steam Deck for gaming, to be available later this year, while revealing a number of specifications for the expected gaming device.
The Steam Deck platform is similar to the Nintendo Switch in terms of appearance with the specifications of a computer, and the device runs on a modified version of the company’s SteamOS.
Steam Deck has a 7-inch LDC display with a resolution of 1280*800 and a 60Hz screen, the company has partnered with AMD; Creates a custom APU for a quad-core AMD Zen 2 Steam Deck with 4 cores and 8 threads, with 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM.
In practice, this makes Steam Deck more powerful than Switch; What allows modern games to be played well, and the device contains the controller and all the buttons and triggers on both sides of the device, and at the bottom of each controller there is a small panel that can be used as a mouse, in addition to 4 back buttons, with a multi-input touch screen.
The device supports Bluetooth for any device, it can be connected to a normal computer, including headphones and external controllers, and it can also be connected to an external monitor.
Steam Deck reservations are now open! Choose your Deck at https://t.co/q7ANHMqDo4
— Steam (@Steam) July 16, 2021
It is worth noting that the company announced 3 different versions of the Steam Deck, and the only major difference between them is storage space and speed with identical graphic capabilities, explaining that the value of the main device is about $ 399 and has a storage space of 64 GB, followed by a copy of $ 529 with a capacity of 256 Gigabyte, and finally the $649 version that has 512GB and anti-glare screen treatment. You can choose the right device for you via the following link: (Click here).