Logitech G Cloud Gaming Handheld initial review: Head in the clouds? – Pocket-lint
(Pocket-lint) – We were recently invited to the Logi Play event in Berlin where the Cloud Gaming Handheld was revealed along with a number of other Logitech products.
This handheld had been rumoured for a while and leaked too, so we knew it was coming but not how soon. Now, we’ve actually been able to get our hands on the console and spend some time with it to give you our thoughts.
Our quick take
From what we’ve seen the Logitech G Cloud Gaming Handheld is a great bit of kit. It’s great looking, easy to play on, offers plenty of battery life and all this at an affordable price tag. If you’re sold on cloud gaming then this should be a solid investment, though we’d like to have some more time with it in the real-world to see how it holds up day-to-day for that experience.
The Logitech G Cloud Gaming Handheld will be available in the US first, starting from 17 October with a pre-order price of $299.99. We’ll have to see how the handheld gets on in those regions before we find out whether it’ll be available elsewhere.
Logitech G Cloud Gaming Handheld
- Lightweight and portable
- Good-looking screen
- Comfortable controls
- Easy access to thousands of games
- Some latency issues
- No celluar options
100% cloud gaming?
- Compatible with Xbox Cloud Gaming and Nvidia GeForce Now
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor
- Octa-core CPU up to 2.3GHz
- Dual-band Wi-Fi radio, 2.4GHz and 5GHz
- Bluetooth 5.1
Logitech says that its gaming handheld was designed from the ground up for 100% cloud gaming.
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