is hosting , during which he is expected to reveal some new products for gamers and streamers. One of those may be the . A pre-order page for the Logitech G Cloud Gaming Handheld is apparently a bit earlier than planned (although listed as out of stock at the time of this writing).
According to the listing, which was on Twitter, the device will arrive on October 18 and will cost $400 CAD. That’s about $300 USD. Amazon US page for Cloud Gaming Handheld is not yet available. We’ll update this story with US pricing once Logitech announces it.
The page includes some specifications for the device, which from the end of August. You’ll be able to stream games in 1080p at up to 60 frames per second on the seven-inch touchscreen. The handheld, which appears to be an Android tablet housed inside a control unit, offers haptic feedback, gyroscope controls, and remappable buttons. The page suggests that the battery will last up to 12 hours on a single charge.
Because games run from the cloud, the cloud gaming handheld doesn’t require a ton of processing power. That’s one likely reason Logitech has been able to cap the weight at 463g, or just over a pound. For comparison, the Nintendo Switch weighs 0.88 pounds (398 g) when the Joy-Cons are attached and weighs around 1.5 pounds (669 g).
Logitech and Tencent (who worked with the former on the device) collaborated with Microsoft and NVIDIA to ensure support for and . You will be able to use the app to play games from your PC remotely. The Xbox app also supports remote play from consoles. Logitech notes that users will be able to download apps from the Google Play Store. So you should be able to access the likes of and , as well as social media apps and video streaming services like YouTube and Netflix.
We should get more details on the Cloud Gaming Handheld and the rest of what the company has up its sleeve during the Logi Play event, which starts at noon ET. You can see the broadcast or below:
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