Republic of Gamers (ROG) announces the launch of the ROG Ally, a new Windows 11 gaming handheld. The ROG Ally runs on an AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme processor and can breeze through AAA games and indie titles in 1080p with ease. It will be available for sale worldwide on June 13th, 2023 for $699.99, with pre-orders starting May 11th.
The next-gen handheld ROG Ally offers Full HD gaming on the go. It promises to run modern AAA titles faster and smoother than any other handheld on the market. Since it runs Windows 11, it can play any game from any platform and includes 3 months of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate right out of the box.
The Ally is powered by an all-new Ryzen Z1 Series processor from AMD. Built on the “Zen” 4 architecture combined with AMD RDNA 3 architecture-based graphics, the Ryzen Z1 Extreme processor rivals the prowess of game consoles with 8 cores, 16 threads, and up to 8.6 teraflops of graphics processing power.
Making this possible is ROG’s Zero Gravity thermal system, which uses a dual-fan system with ultra-thin heatsink fins and high-friction heat pipes to ensure the Ally stays cool in any orientation. The Ally also comes equipped with 16GB of high-speed LPDDR5 6400MHz memory, 512 GB of PCIe Gen 4 storage, and a UHS-II microSD card slot to further expand its storage capacity.
Flagship gaming performance demands a panel to match, and the Ally does not disappoint. Equipped with a 120Hz Full HD (1080p) panel with AMD FreeSync™ Premium technology, gamers will enjoy supreme motion clarity in fast-paced games, with no tearing or stuttering.
The ROG Ally takes handheld gaming to new heights. With a Full HD screen and hardware capable of 60 FPS in many of the latest titles, the ROG Ally provides an on-the-go experience that will satisfy gamers of all stripes. Compared to the 720p resolution of competing devices, the ROG Ally offers superior image and motion clarity thanks to its Full HD panel and AMD FreeSync™ Premium technology.
The Ryzen Z1 Extreme equipped model with 512GB of storage will be available for pre-order starting on May 11th and available for sale for $699.99 at Best Buy on June 13th. The ROG Ally model with the Ryzen Z1 chip will be available later this year.
ROG Ally specifications
|Operating System||Windows 11 Home|
|Processor||AMDRyzen™ Z1 Extreme ProcessorCPU: Zen 4 architecture, 8-core /16-threads, 24MB total cache ,up|
to 5.10Ghz boostGPU: 12 RDNA3CUs, up to 2.7GHz, 8.6TFlops, default 4GB RAM
capacityAPU Power: 9-30W
|Display||7-inch, FHD (1920 x 1080) 16:9, IPS-level, glossy display, 500 nits peak brightness,sRGB:100%, Gorilla® Glass Victus™, Gorilla® Glass DXC, Touch Screen (10-point multi-touch), Refresh Rate:120Hz, Response Time:7ms, Support Dolby Vision HDR, AMD FreeSync™ Premium|
|Memory||16GB LPDDR5 on board (6400MT/s dual channel)|
|Storage||512GB PCIe® 4.0 NVMe™ M.2 SSD (2230)|
|I/O Ports||1 x 3.5mm Combo Audio Jack|
|1 x ROG XG Mobile Interface and USB Type-C combo port (with|
USB 3.2 Gen2, supports DisplayPort™ 1.4)
|1 x UHS-II microSD card reader (supports SD, SDXC and SDHC)|
|Control and Input||Gamepad controls:A B X Y buttonsD-padL & R Hall Effect analog triggersL & R bumpersView buttonMenu buttonCommand Center buttonArmoury Crate button2 x assignable grip buttonsThumbsticks: 2 x full-size analog sticks with capacitive touchHaptics: HD hapticsGyro: 6-Axis IMU|
|Audio||AI noise-canceling technology|
|Built-in array microphone|
|2-speaker system with Smart Amplifier Technology|
|Network and Communication||Triple band Wi-Fi 6E (802.11ax) 2 x 2Bluetooth 5.2|
|Power Supply||65W USB Type-C PD 3.0 power supplyAdapter: 65W AC Adapter, Output: 20V DC, 3.25A, 65W, Input:|
100~240V AC 50/60Hz universal
|Weight||~608g (1.34 lbs)|
|Dimensions (W x D x H)||28.0 x 11.1 x 2.12 ~ 3.24 cm (11.02″ x 4.37″ x 0.83″ ~ 1.27″)|
|Xbox Game Pass||3 months of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate included|
|Security||Built-in Fingerprint SensorMicrosoft Pluton security processor|
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