The manufacturer had already surprised the market by offering an alternative to the Steam Deck last November with the ONEPLAYER, with very similar characteristics, but with an 8.4-inch screen.
ONEXPLAYER Mini: a small laptop for gaming
It is inevitable today when seeing a product like ONEXPLAYER Mini to think of the Nintendo Switch and even the long awaited Portable PC Console from Valve, Steam Deck. But this new, smaller model – launched today – might have a lot to say.
The 7-inch model will offer a Intel Core i7-1195G, with 16GB DDR4-4266 and at least we will have it available in a capacity of 512 GB of storage PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe
your screen 7 inch IPS-LCD It has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels with 10 pressure points. On the sides of the screen, with a very familiar design, we will have the controls and the joystick to be able to play with this portable console PC with just 587g.
When it comes to connectivity, the ONEXPLAYER Mini together usb type-c, for power, data and video, in addition to another USB 3.0 Type A and a 3.5 mm TRS jack for audio, in case we want to use headphones, since this PC from portable gaming also has built-in stereo speakers, although they didn’t sweat the details of those. And when it comes to wireless, the console offers connectivity WiFi 6
Details on the Steam Deck’s battery life were recently revealed, leaving us a little cold about it, given its 2 hours of battery life in high-demand games. In the case of the ONEXPLAYER, it has a battery of 10.455mAh (40.25 Whr), which according to the manufacturer will offer us up to 8 hours of video playback, Therefore, much longer battery life than the Steam Deck is expected. It will be charged with a 100 W GaN charger.
On the other hand, ONEPLAYER Mini is based on the Windows 11 operating system instead of a custom LINUX-based distro as you’d expect, or like the Steam Deck. So, looking at it from the positive side, it shouldn’t cause any compatibility problems, being able to have our entire catalog of games.
Its base price is $1,295, but if you’re one of the most racers and don’t give it a second thought, it can be yours for just $1,039 in its early presale. Nevertheless, the brand will offer us three different configuration and price options, where the first 72 hours will have a reduced price, namely:
- ONEXPLAYER Mini 16GB+ 512 GB: 1.039 USD (24 hours), 1.059 USD (24-72 hours), 1.259 USD (retail price)
- ONEXPLAYER Mini 16GB+ 1.024 GB: 1.179 USD (24 hours), 1.199 USD (24-72 hours), 1.399 USD (retail price)
- ONEXPLAYER Mini 16GB+ 2.048 GB: 1.379 USD (24 hours), 1.399 USD (24-72 hours), 1.599 USD (retail price)
Also, ONEXPLAYER Mini will not come alone, since for its price it includes a case and a mini foldable keyboard.