A Nintendo Switch like Android-powered handheld gaming device is being developed by Qualcomm

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Qualcomm has been reported to be working on an android-powered gaming handheld device just like the Nintendo switch. It now seems that handheld gaming devices are the future as last month we Aya released the second iteration of the Aya Neo which game at 30-60 frames per second. 

A Nintendo Switch like Android-powered handheld gaming device is being developed by Qualcomm
A Nintendo Switch like Android-powered handheld gaming device is being developed by Qualcomm

Now according to Andndroid Police and XDA  Qualcomm is working on a rival to the Nintendo switch and Aya Neo which is going to be powered by a Qualcomm chip that is not yet made known. 

Features of this device

This device will be an Android-powered gaming device that will feature a 6.65-inch screen which might come with a resolution of 1080p, a fan, and a quick charge 6000mAh battery. There is also going to be 5G an SD card slot and Joy-Con-like controllers which can be detached and reattached.

This device will also gain the ability to play on an external TV or monitor just like the Nintendo switch or the Aya Neo. The article also stated that this console will run on Android 12 with a customized launcher and will have support for Google suits of PlayStorea apps and services and finally also hopes to support Fortnite and epic game.

Release date

This device set hit the shelves in the first quarter of 2022, though the chipset is not yet known, we know that it will be coming with a chip that will be released later. They also hope to release the chipset if the device ends up becoming a hit. Apart from this information, there is nothing is know about the release date of this device. 

finally, Qualcomm hopes to sell this device directly to consumers but will also try to use US carriers connection to get the device massively in stock. 

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