We have seen several launches of new handheld gaming devices. But the creators are working to unveil the 6 cores AMD Ryzen 5 4500U based gaming device, the AYA NEO Gaming Console, that has been released for crowdfunding via Indiegogo. Even though this isn’t the first handheld gaming device based around the AMD Ryzen SoC, the AYA NEO is expected to be the best in class with a 7-inch 1280×800 IPS display featuring Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity.
“Bringing the 7nm AMD Ryzen APU to a handheld gaming device for the first time in the world, AYA NEO provides gaming performance never seen before in such a form factor. With its amazing features listed below, it is not only a AAA capable gaming device, but also a versatile ultra-portable Windows PC.”
As mentioned before, the AYA NEO runs on the powerful AMD Ryzen 5 4500U and integrated Radeon Graphics. The device comes with LPDDR4x 4266Mhz 16G RAM with storage of 1TB NVME SSD, which is capable of supporting Windows 10. This allows the handheld device to support all desktop PC games with “unmatched levels of performance”.
The AYA NEO comes with a built-in 4100mahX3 energy-saving lithium battery and fast charging capability that enables higher performance to last as long as possible. According to the manufacturer, the 47 Wh battery will support up to 6 hours of gaming experience.
The gaming console is provided with a rich set of interfaces, including the 3 USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C 10Gbps and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The docking station provides more ports: 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, 1 HDMI, 1 SD card slot, 1 TF card slot, and 1 RJ45.
If you are looking for some cool colors, the company has confirmed that the gaming device to be available in two colors – White Moon and Dark Star. “The docking station is ultra-portable and fits inside the carrying case with the device. Of course, it also charges the device,” says the manufacturer.
AYA NEO Gaming Console has been launched on Indiegogo for crowdfunding and will last for 30 days. The product is priced at $6,750 HKD with the super early bird is completely sold out with estimated shipping by May.
Abhishek Jadhav is an engineering student, RISC-V Ambassador, freelance tech writer, and leader of the Open Hardware Developer Community.