Logitech has lastly revealed its newest Android handheld. After months of leaks, the Logitech G Cloud handheld is now out for all to see, and it doesn’t look very particular in any respect.
Designed fully for cloud-based gaming, the upcoming machine appears to be like like a weak, costly machine for a restricted viewers. Will it’s a value a purchase order?
What’s the Logitech G Cloud?
Operating on a customized Android frontend, the Logitech G Cloud is an all-in-one cloud gaming machine. Whilst you can run some Android video games on the machine, it’s designed firstly for streaming.
That is evident by its slightly weak mid-spec internals. You’ll discover a Snapdragon 720G processor, simply 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM and a awful 64GB of UFS storage. Fortunately, there’s a microSD slot for additional reminiscence.
Nevertheless, you seemingly gained’t be utilizing a lot of that storage for video games because the Logitech G Cloud is designed to stream as a substitute. You’ll discover that the system is designed to make use of providers akin to Xbox Game Go, GeForce Now and different providers.
Then again, Logitech clearly hasn’t designed the system to be a conveyable cloud gaming system. It is because the system fully lacks SIM card help. Yep, you possibly can solely stream video games with WiFi, not 5G.
Moreover, the tepid specs implies that this gained’t actually service as an emulation station. You gained’t be capable to run the finest GameCube Emulator or finest PS2 emulator on this. Nicely, at the least not for many video games.
How a lot is it?
With such weak specs, we had been hoping that the machine would at the least be low cost. Nevertheless, at a worth of $349.99, it’s far more costly than we’d like.
For comparability, the Nintendo Swap begins at $299. The most affordable Steam Deck begins at simply $50 extra at $399. For its worth, the Logitech G Cloud isn’t providing anyplace close to sufficient.
However, the brand new Android handheld launches subsequent month. On October seventeenth, you’ll be capable to choose up your very personal machine, if you wish to.
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