The Kun, Ayaneo’s newest addition to its ever-growing vary of handheld gaming PCs, will likely be out there sooner quite than later. It’s anticipated to go up for pre-order on September 5, with the Indiegogo marketing campaign starting at 8AM ET.
Ayaneo has launched a number of gaming handhelds, however the Kun’s specs ought to take it to the highest of the pile when in comparison with related gadgets. While it has successfully the identical processor because the ROG Ally, its 8.4-inch show units it aside and makes it even larger than the already-large Steam Deck. The Kun’s show has a 1600p decision, in comparison with the Steam Deck’s 720p display and the ROG Ally’s 1080p shows. The Kun additionally has a a lot brighter 500-nit show vs the Steam Deck’s 400 nits. This giant and brilliant show might supply an incredible visible expertise however might negatively have an effect on the Kun’s 75Wh (19500mAh) battery life.
Based on Ayaneo’s inside assessments, the Kun ought to be capable of run for round 49 minutes on excessive settings, however the firm would not advocate this for every day use. At decrease settings, you possibly can anticipate the Kun to run for round three hours on a single cost. That’s in an analogous ballpark because the Steam Deck, nevertheless it stays to be seen how effectively the Kun fares in real-world utilization.
As for the opposite specs, the Ayaneo Kun has an AMD Ryzen 7 7840U processor with built-in Radeon 780M graphics. Ayaneo has additionally packed in a brand new “KUNPeng” warmth dissipation system to assist the gadget from overheating when operating video games on the highest settings. There are additionally some smaller however nonetheless important enhancements like optimized grip sensation for bigger display handhelds, new floating eight-directional D-pad, face recognition and a brand new customizable again button. Additionally, the Kun’s built-in folding stand is a pleasant contact.
The Kun will likely be out there in three colours: Silver Wing, Black Feather and White Silk. Prices start at $999 for Early Bird consumers, and Indiegogo’s retail value will likely be $1,129 with an official retail value of $1,209 for the 16G RAM and 512GB storage base mannequin. The max configuration of 64GB RAM and 4TB storage will run you $1,699 Early Bird and $1,809 for Indiegogo’s retail value, and $1,949 official retail value. Global delivery is predicted to start in mid-October.