Steam Deck OLED Announced for Next Week

Steam Deck OLED Announced for Next Week

Valve has announced the Steam Deck OLED, featuring a high dynamic range screen, a longer-lasting battery life, faster download speeds, and more, with a release date of November 16, 2023, at 10 AM PT.

This new iteration will have 30-50% more battery life and Wifi 6E, offering increased bandwidth and lower latency for 3x faster download speed. Further, the thermal systems have been upgraded alongside the implementation of a larger fan, making the OLED model run cooler and 5% lighter.

The 512 GB release will feature the following:

  • 512GB NVMe SSD
  • 1280 x 800 HDR OLED display
  • 7.4″ Diagonal display size
  • 6 nm APU
  • Wi-Fi 6E
  • 50Whr battery; 3-12 hours of gameplay (content-dependent)
  • 45W Power supply with 2.5m cable
  • Carrying case
  • Steam profile bundle

The 1 TB release will feature the following:

  • 1TB NVMe SSD
  • 1280 x 800 HDR OLED display with premium anti-glare etched glass
  • 7.4″ Diagonal display size
  • 6 nm APU
  • Wi-Fi 6E
  • 50Whr battery; 3-12 hours of gameplay (content-dependent)
  • 45W Power supply with 2.5m cable
  • Carrying case with removable liner
  • Steam profile bundle
  • Exclusive startup movie
  • Exclusive virtual keyboard theme

Wishlisting will soon be available on Steam, with pricing starting at $549.00.

There will also be a Limited Edition Steam Deck OLED, “a different colorway for the 1TB Steam Deck OLED,” only in the United States and Canada for $679.00.

Only one purchase of a Steam Deck OLED will be allowed per account per week for the time being.

The 64 GB and 512 GB versions of the original LCD Steam Deck model are being phased out, resulting in permanent discounts. Specifically, the former is $349.00, and the latter is $449.00, with 1-2 week estimated deliveries.

You can view additional details on this news, such as the OLED tech specs, via Steam’s official website.

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