Logitech G Cloud Gaming Handheld arrives this October for $349



After a huge leak in August, today Logitech officially announced its new Logitech G Cloud Gaming Handheld, and it will be available starting next month.

As the name suggests, the Android device is all about cloud gaming, focusing on easily playing the best games anywhere and everywhere. That’s made possible by services like Xbox Cloud Gaming and Nvidia GeForce Now, plus remote streaming to play games from Xbox consoles or the Steam Link app.

The Logitech G Cloud Gaming Handheld will be available in mid-October for $349. However, those who pre-order one can get it for just $299. For comparison, the Steam Deck starts at $399, while the Nintendo Switch OLED is $349. Here’s what you’ll get from the Logitech G handheld.

While cloud gaming is top of mind here, this device also has full access to the Google Play Store and its extensive list of apps and games. Perhaps even more exciting is that Logitech promises 12 hours of gameplay thanks to a huge 6000mAh battery inside.

The Logitech G Cloud Handheld is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G octa-core processor with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. However, there is a MicroSD slot for storage expansion and it will charge via USB-C.

Once you turn it on, you’ll enjoy a large 7-inch 1080p HD display in a 16:9 aspect ratio running at 60fps. As for the device itself, Logitech says it has advanced haptic feedback, gyroscope controls, and all buttons and controls are remappable to suit different gaming requirements.

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We’ve got all the usual controls here, including a D-pad, dual joysticks, bumpers, triggers, face buttons, and some of the familiar Android navigation controls (like home and menu), along with a “G button” for pausing. or pause quickly. outlet games.

Other specs include a 3.5mm headphone jack, stereo speakers, multiple microphones, Bluetooth 5.1, and more in a lightweight device that weighs just 463g. Logitech claims that the lightweight design and all-day battery life ensure gamers can enjoy extended gaming sessions.

According to a leak today, the release date will be around October 18. You can pre-order yours today at a discount from the Amazon link below.