Smach Z handheld gaming PC will support up to Radeon Vega 11 graphics

After years of development, Smach finally started showing gameplay videos of the Smach Z handheld gaming PC last year, and began bringing working prototypes to trade shows this year. Last month YouTuber The Phawx started posting in-depth hands-on videos of a prototype he received from Smach. And now Smach is showing off the latest versions […]

Smach Z handheld gaming PC prototype gets an in-depth preview (videos)

The Smach Z is a handheld gaming computer that’s been in development for so long that it was derided as “Scam Z” in a popular YouTube video more than two years ago. But after many delays, the developers of the Smach Z started showing off working prototypes this year, letting trade show attendees actually play […]

Smach Z hardware finalized, handheld gaming PC set to debut at E3 (and ship later this year)

The Smach Z is a handheld gaming PC with a 6 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel touchscreen display surrounded by game controllers on the left and right sides. It’s powered by an AMD Ryzen Embedded V1605B processor with Radeon Vega graphics. And it’s been in development for a very long time. But Smach says the handheld […]

Smach Z handheld gaming PC pre-orders open March 15th for $629 and up

The Smach Z is a handheld gaming PC that’s been under development for years. But the specs were recently finalized and the Smach team is showing off a (non-working) prototype at Embedded World this week. Now the company has announced that it’ll begin taking pre-orders for the Smach Z on March 15th, offering a 10 […]

Smach Z alpha handheld gaming PC makes its debut (but it’s not playable yet)

So there’s good news and bad news for folks who’ve been following the development of the Smach Z handheld gaming PC for the past four years. The good news is that, as promised, Smach is showing off an alpha prototype at Embedded World this week. The bad news is that it’s a non-working prototype. The […]