Lenovo Reportedly Making A Home windows-Based mostly Steam Deck Rival

Lenovo isn’t any stranger to handheld gaming gadgets, launching the Legion Professional gaming telephone in 2020. In 2021, Lenovo launched one other hardcore gaming telephone referred to as the Legion Telephone Duel 2. The gaming telephones had been outfitted with inbuilt followers and capacitive set off buttons for benefit whereas taking part in Android video games.

The identical yr, Lenovo was additionally prompt to be testing one other Android-based handheld gaming gadget referred to as Legion Play with devoted bodily gamepad buttons. The gadget by no means noticed the sunshine of day however was ruthlessly leaked. Subsequently, Legion Play’s prototypes even emerged available on the market by means of unofficial channels.

Whereas the Legion Play was shelved earlier than its launch — presumably because of the sharp decline in cloud gaming, the upcoming gaming PC is much less more likely to need to face the identical destiny, particularly due to its extra highly effective {hardware}. It’s, nonetheless, a bit stunning to see Lenovo not go for the AMD Z1 chip, which is dedicatedly designed for handheld gaming gadgets and permits for a lot decrease energy consumption.