One Xplayer Iris Xe gaming handheld now official with pre-orders starting at $899 USD
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Many manufacturers have been experimenting with Nintendo Switch-like handhelds as of late and the results are looking very promising thus far. The Switch itself launched over 4 years ago meaning similar handhelds as of 2021 will certainly be more powerful and more impressive on paper.
Chinese PC manufacturer One-Netbook has just launched an Indiegogo page revealing its 8.4-inch One XPlayer handheld running on Windows 10. It's similar in concept to the GPD WIN 3 or AYA Neo except with notable specification and hardware differences. Its hardware features read like a standard 11th gen Core Ultrabook:
- Intel Core i5-1135G7 to Core i7-1185G7 CPU
- Integrated Iris Xe graphics
- 8.4-inch 2560 x 1600 resolution IPS touchscreen, 100 percent sRGB coverage
- 16 GB LPDDR4x 4266 MHz RAM (soldered)
- Up to 1 TB M.2 2280 PCIe SSD (upgradeable)
- 59 Wh battery
- 2x USB-C 4.0 ports w/ Thunderbolt 4, USB-A, 3.5 mm combo audio
- Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0
Though final dimensions and weight have yet to be determined, preliminary product images show a higher screen-to-body ratio than both the Switch or WIN 3 which have noticeably smaller displays.
Internally, the One-Netbook handheld will utilize dual fans and dual heat pipes as opposed to just one fan and heat pipe each in the aforementioned Nintendo and GPD models. Support for external graphics cards via eGPU docks will also come standard.
Vancouver & Shenzhen - May 10, 2021. ONE XPLAYER is a powerful new handheld games console designed to play AAA PC-Steam games on the move and that launches on Indiegogo on May 10th.
Developed by One-Netbook Technology, a leading portable computing devices company, ONE XPLAYER aims to provide an immersive gaming experience for gamers anytime, anywhere.
The ONE XPLAYER will be available on May 10th (9:00 a.m. PDT) with super early bird pricing of $899USD on Indiegogo, with retail price expected to be $1,159:
The new console is already turning heads, winning the 2020 Intel Innovation Award at the CTE CEO Summit 2021.
Redefining the Handheld PC Console
ONE XPLAYER brings hardcore gamers an unparalleled gaming entertainment with its powerful specs. At the heart of ONE XPLAYER is Intel's newest model Core i7-1185G7, with this cutting-edge processor allowing the console to handle AAA titles with ease.
The console features an 8.4-inch Full-HD IPS Display with 2560 x 1600 resolution bringing impressive graphics and taking the handheld gaming experience to a level not experienced before. Meanwhile, the ONE XPLAYER’s large screen with 358 ppi pixel density creates an immersive gaming experience.
The top-grade 3D speaker embedded in the front of the console means AAA soundtracks and sound effects are crisp and impactful.
ONE XPLAYER offers three choices of ROM size – 2TB, 1TB and 500GB – to allow for a large number of games to be stored in the console at the same time.
Ultimate Gaming Experience
ONE XPLAYER is designed to set players free from gaming chairs and provide them with uncompromised gaming experience anywhere they go.
The console features a bracket on the back, which provides firm and stable support for the console when needed. Full-screen games will have no black border in ONE XPLAYER and it is possible to see the screen from any angle.
ONE XPLAYER’s linear triggers also bring players a completely different level of experience in shooting or sports games. Fast-action games such as NBA 2K21 benefit from the linear triggers, which could effectively help gamers up their gameplay.
Inspired by Xbox’s ergonomically comfortable controllers, ONE XPLAYER is dedicated to match and even exceed the user experience on the controllers with the optimized position and arcs of buttons to prevent fingers from cramping after extended playtime. The arrangement and radian of ABXY keys is specifically designed to fit into gamers’ palm.
ONE XPLAYER as a next-generation console delivers flawless gaming experiences to players under various scenarios. ONE XPLAYER has been supported by the leading game publisher Tencent Games during the process of product development and marketing.
ONE XPLAYER Spec Highlights:
· CPU: Intel's newest model Tiger Lake I7 – The most powerful CPU for gaming
· Screen: 2560 x 1600 – The best resolution compared to the competing products
· Battery: 15,300mA – 40 mins longer in battery life compared to the competing products
· Linear trigger – Features a <wbr />configuration that optimizes gaming experience, especially in FPS
· Double cooling fans – Avoid overheating, reduce the chance of game lag and extend battery life
· Ergonomic design - The curving profile and button design are all made for a comfortable gaming experience
· USB ports: 2x USB4.0 thunderbolt + 1x USB 3.0
· ROM: Available in 2TB, 1TB and 500GB
Full details, tech specs and high-resolution product imagery can be accessed via the press pack here: drive.google.<wbr />com/drive/folders/<wbr />1fBYFc7XbbuysAwM0aZHm_<wbr />yMB8YC6EfZU?usp=sharing
Pricing and Availability:
ONE XPLAYER is now accepting worldwide pre-orders with a super early bird price starting at $899 for the basic model on Indiegogo. It is one of the few crowdfunding products that are expected to be available within one month time after crowdfunding ends.