It looks like Valve’s Steam Deck is going to get some real competition soon. After lots of speculation and waiting, ASUS has finally revealed the specs for the upcoming ROG Ally handheld gaming device.
Here are the breakdowns for the two versions.
ROG Ally (2023) RC71L (RC71L-ALLY.Z1X_512):
OS: Windows 11
- 7-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) 16:9 IPS-level glossy display
- sRGB: 100%
- Adobe: 75.35%
- Gorilla® Glass DXC
- Gorilla® Glass Victus™
- Touch Screen (10-point multi-touch)
- Refresh Rate: 120Hz
- Response Time: 7ms
- Brightness: 500nits FreeSync Premium
- 1x 3.5mm Combo Audio Jack
- 1x ROG XG Mobile Interface and USB Type-C combo port (with USB 3.2 Gen2, support DisplayPort™ 1.4)
- 1x UHS-II microSD card reader (supports SD, SDXC and SDHC)
Power supply: TYPE-C, 65W AC Adapter, Output: 20V DC, 3.25A, 65W, Input: 100~240V AC 50/60Hz universal
Dimensions: 28.0 x 11.1 x 2.12 ~ 3.24 cm (11.02″ x 4.37″ x 0.83″ ~ 1.28″)
- AI noise-canceling technology
- Hi-Res certification
- Dolby Atmos
- Built-in array microphone
- 2-speaker system with Smart Amplifier Technology
Storage: 512GB PCIe® 4.0 NVMe™ M.2 SSD (2230)
The ROG Ally (2023) RC71L (RC71L-R1RADA1W) contains most of the same specs with the following exceptions:
CPU:AMD Ryzen™ Z1 Processor (“Zen4” architecture with 4nm process, 6-core /12-threads, 22MB total cache, up to 4.90 Ghz boost)
GPU:AMD Radeon™ Graphics (AMD RDNA™ 3, 4 CUs, up to 2.5 GHz, up to 2.8 Teraflops) TDP: 9-30W
Storage: 256GB PCIe® 4.0 NVMe™ M.2 SSD (2230)
The handheld will come in two models priced at $699.99 and $599.99. Currently, the AMD Z1 Extreme-powered model is available to pre-order from Best Buy. The expected release date is on June 13th this year!
Reviews are already hitting YouTube! Check out this one from Retro Game Corps:
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