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AYA Neo Kun and AYN Odin2 gaming handhelds ship this monthping (crowdfunding)

Two recently crowdfunded handheld gaming devices are just about ready to start shipping to backers. The AYN Odin2 is an Android-powered handheld with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor and prices starting at $299 during crowdfunding, while the AYA Neo Kun is a large-screen handheld gaming PC with Windows software and an AMD Ryzen […]

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Lilbits: Asus NUC products are official, iPhone 15 will feature USB-C, and closer look at two new handheld gaming PCs

A year after first going up for pre-order, the AYN Loki began shipping to customers last week. Was it worth the wait? According to a 30-minute video review from Retro Games Corps, the answer seems to be… definitely maybe? While the Loki isn’t the most powerful handheld gaming PC around, at $250 it’s one of […]

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Compare handheld gaming PC specs (Asus, AYA, GPD, Lenovo, MSI, ONEXPLAYER, and Valve)

There are a growing number of handheld gaming PCs on the market, and the list keeps growing. While the Valve Steam Deck, Asus ROG Ally, and Lenovo Legion Go grab a lot of headlines these days, they’re not exactly the only games in town – not by a long shot. In fact, there are so […]

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AYN Loki Zero is now shipping (over a year-after pre-orders began for the $249 handheld gaming PC)

The AYN Loki Zero is one of the cheapest handheld gaming PCs with an x86 processor. It’s also been a long time coming. Positioned as the entry-level model in the AYN Loki line of handheld gaming PCs, AYN began taking pre-orders for the Loki Zero in July, 2022, promising at the time that it would ship […]

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AYN Odin2 crowdfunding begins: $299 Android gaming handheld with Snapdragon 8 Gen 2

The AYN Odin2 is a handheld game console with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, support for up to 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage, and Android 13 software. In other words, it has the specs of a flagship phone… but it’s not a phone, it’s a device designed for gaming. It has […]

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AYN Odin2 is a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 handheld game console for $299 and up (crowdfunding)

Handheld gaming company AYN made a bit of a splash a few years ago with the introduction of the AYN Odin handheld game console: a compact, affordable, and reasonably powerful device with an ARM-based processor and Android-based software. AYN followed that up with a x86/Windows model called the AYN Loki, which has been a bit […]

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Lilbits: Could Google kill the open web with its proposal to strengthen “trust” between browsers and devices?

Handheld gaming device maker AYN is teasing an upcoming crowdfunding campaign for a new Android & ARM-powered model. A new dev board is up for pre-order that looks a bit like a larger Raspberry Pi… but which has an Intel processor and M.2 connectors, among other things. And the folks that recently brought the Fairphone […]

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AYN Loki Max begins shipping to (some) customers: Handheld gaming PC with 6 inch display and Ryzen 7 6800U

The AYN Loki Max is a handheld gaming PC that was announced a year ago as part of a whole slate of Windows handhelds from the company behind the AYN Odin line of Android-powered portable gaming devices. With an AMD Ryzen 7 6800U processor, the Loki Max should offer gaming performance that’s competitive with some […]

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AYN Loki handheld gaming PC lineup revamped ahead of launch (Intel models scrapped)

There’s good news and bad news for folks who’ve been waiting for AYN’s Loki handheld gaming PCs to arrive. First unveiled nearly a year ago, the good news is that the company has made significant process and is nearly ready to begin shipping some configurations and to begin testing some others in preparation to begin […]

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AYN Odin handheld game console is now generally available (pre-orders have ended)

The AYN Odin is an Android-powered handheld game console with a 6 inch display, built-in game controllers, Qualcomm and MediaTek processor options, and prices that currently range from $199 for an entry-level Odin Lite to $328 for an Odin Pro with maxed-out specs. After going up for pre-order last year through a crowdfunding campaign, the […]

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AYN adds Intel Core i3-1215U and 16GB RAM options to the Loki Mini Pro handheld gaming PCs

When AYN began taking pre-orders for its first Windows-powered handheld gaming PC earlier this month customers had a choice of opting for low-cost AYN Loki Mini or Mini Pro models with Intel Celeron or Pentium processors or an AMD Mendocino chip, or higher-priced Loki and Loki Max models with AMD Ryzen 6000U chips. Now there’s […]

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AYN Loki handheld gaming PC is available for pre-order for $260 and up with Intel or AMD processor options

The AYN Loki is one of the most affordable Windows-ready handheld gaming PCs to date. First announced last week, the AYN Loki is now available for pre-order for $260 and up. While that price is only for a model with entry-level specs, you should be able to play less demanding games and retro titles. And […]