Valve announces Steam Deck OLED
updated version of its portable gaming PC that will arrive one week from today
on November 16th. The big change is obvious from the title, as this replaces the
original LED with a slightly larger OLED screen, and it also includes more storage, a
bigger battery, and more. Thus it promises high dynamic range, longer battery
life, and faster downloads. As
, this raises the base price to USD$549.00.
shows that the
price on the updated base 256 GB LED model has dropped to $399.00 and there's
also a 1TB OLED model that's $649.00. There's also clearance pricing on the
original 64GB and 512GB units while supplies last. Here's more:
colors, blacker blacks
Steam Deck’s HDR OLED display is designed from the ground up for gaming, with
striking contrast, brilliant clarity, and a larger picture. With more colors,
pure blacks, and amazing motion rendition, you’ll see your games in a new light.
More time to play
Steam Deck OLED has 30-50% more battery life. We fit a bigger battery into the
case, and the OLED display draws less power. Add in an updated, more efficient
AMD APU and you have way more time to play your favorites.
Steam Deck OLED comes with Wifi 6E, offering increased bandwidth and lower
latency. This means faster downloads (up to 3 times faster!) and stable online
Thanks to a bigger fan and updated thermals, Steam Deck OLED runs cooler. It
weighs 30g, or ~5% lighter than the LCD model, due to the screen.