ONEXPLAYER 2 is one of the highest performing handheld consoles in the industry. One-Netbook Technology It has just put it up for sale for delivery in March, but if you want it, you should know that its price has risen over that of the campaign crowdfunding. And it’s not exactly cheap.
The launch of the Steam Deck and the success of the Nintendo Switch, has caused the resurgence of handheld gaming machines. Some portable consoles that were very important in their day, but that succumbed to the versatility and increased power of smartphones. Before the arrival of the Valve machine, there were already great specialists in handheld machines like the one at hand, from a Chinese manufacturer that had sold thousands of units of the One Xplayer.
ONEXPLAYER 2, powerful, versatile and expensive
Now comes the second generation to improve everything on the original, but at a much higher price. You will have to decide if it deserves it. Beginning lesson. The machine uses an IPS screen with large dimensions and resolution, 8.4 inches and QHD for 2,560 x 1,600 pixels, with 350 nits of brightness and compatibility with stylus thanks to its 10-point multi-touch capability.
Playing games is made easy with two detachable controllers, analog and digital controllers with corresponding buttons like a console controller, and 6-axis motion sensors. One-Netbook separately sells a “hand connector” that allows it to be used as a wireless game controller in front of the TV. It also sells optional accessories such as a magnetic keyboard, a portable case and even an active stylus.
Its internal hardware confirms the high level of the console, since it mounts a AMD Ryzen 7 6800U with 8 Zen 3+ CPU cores that can go up to 4.7 GHz and a Radeon 680M graphics card with 12 cores and frequencies of up to 2.2 GHz. It is accompanied by 16 or 32 Gbytes of LPDD5x (6400 MHz) memory and an SSD PCIe up to 2TBytes. The manufacturer has added a cooling system with an active fan and double copper heat pipes with an aluminum heatsink. Great level, there is no doubt; higher than many PCs.
It supports Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2, has a USB4 and a USB3 port, microSD memory card reader, stereo speakers tuned by Harman Kardon and a combined 3.5mm audio jack. Includes a 65.5 Wh adapter capable of charging the battery to 50% in 40 minutes. Its versatility of uses It is seen in the following image:
The ONEXPLAYER 2 preinstalls Windows 11 and is for sale on its website in two color finishes (black and white). from $1,099 with 16 GB of memory and 512 GB for storage. The price has risen quite a bit since the start of its journey in the crowdfunding program. Alternatives like the Steam Deck have fewer features and are smaller, but much cheaper.