is host , which aims to showcase some new products for gamers and streamers. One of them can be. A pre-order page for the Logitech G Cloud Gaming Handheld appears to be a bit ahead of schedule (although it’s listed as out of stock at the time of writing).
That was according to the listing On Twitter, the device will arrive on October 18 and will cost 400 CAD. That’s around $300. The Amazon US page for the Cloud Gaming Handheld is not live yet. We’ll update this story with US pricing as soon as Logitech announces it.
The site contains some specifications for the device, available by the end of August. The 7-inch touchscreen lets you stream games in 1080p at up to 60 frames per second. The handheld, which looks like an Android tablet housed in a controller unit, offers haptic feedback, gyroscope control, and remappable buttons. The site suggests the battery will last up to 12 hours on a single charge.
Since games run from the cloud, the Cloud Gaming Handheld does not require a lot of computing power. That’s probably one reason Logitech was able to limit the weight to 463g, or just over a pound. For comparison, the Nintendo Switch weighs 398g (0.88 pounds) with the Joy-Cons attached and weighs about 669g (1.5 pounds).
Logitech and Tencent (who worked with the former on the device) have worked with Microsoft and NVIDIA to ensure there is support for and . You can use the app to play games from your PC. The Xbox app also supports remote play from consoles. Logitech notes that users can download apps from the Google Play Store. So you should be able to access apps like and as well as social media apps and streaming video services like YouTube and Netflix.
We should hear more details about the Cloud Gaming handheld and the rest of what the company has up its sleeve during the Logi Play event, which begins at 12pm ET. You can watch the stream or below:
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https://www.engadget.com/logitech-g-cloud-gaming-handheld-preorder-amazon-logi-play-142636818.html?src=rss The Logitech G Cloud Gaming Handheld will arrive on October 18th