|North American Release|
|February 25, 2022|
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The Steam Deck was announced by Valve Corporation on July 15, 2021. It is a handheld PC that will come shipped with SteamOS 3.0 (itself based on Arch Linux); as part of this push into Linux gaming, Valve has made a committment that all games offered by Steam will be playable on GNU/Linux distributions via its Proton compatability layer. When paired with the Steam Dock, it is capable of 4K and 8K video output.
|Operating System||SteamOS 3.0.|
|CPU||Zen 2 (4 cores/8 threads) @ 2.40-3.50 GHz|
|RAM||16 GB quad-channel 32-bit LPDDR5|
|Memory Bus Width||88 GB/s|
|GPU||8 RDNA 2 CUs @ 1.0-1.60 GHz|
M.2 NVMe SSDs not intended for end user replacement.
|Audio||Stereo Speakers, 3.5mm Stereo Jack, Left & Right Microphones|
|Removeable Storage||High-speed microSD Card Slot|
|Input||Directional pad, Left Thumbstick, Right Thumbstick, Left Trackpad, Right Trackpad, A/B/X/Y Buttons, Menu Button, View Button, Steam Button, Quick Access Button, Volume Up Button, Volume Down Button, L1/L2/L3/L4/L5/R1/R2/R3/R4/R5 Buttons, Power Button, Left & Right Microphones|