Valve has introduced an updated Steam Deck version, the Steam Deck OLED. You can already guess that Steam Deck OLED gets an OLED display as compared to the LCD display in the original Steam Deck. Steam Deck OLED also comes with a new AMD APU.
Steam Deck OLED features a new 7.4-inch OLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate and 1,000 nits brightness. The display panel displays a 110 percent DCI-P3 color gamut.
The company has also updated the APU. Steam Deck OLED packs a 6nm APU with a Zen 2-based 4-core/8-thread configuration with RDNA2 graphics. It has the same 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM and the same NVMe M.2 2230 SSD storage modules. However, the OLED model will be available in 512GB and 1TB storage options.
Connectivity options are Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.3. It also features an improved haptic system.
The new Steam Deck OLED packs a 50Whr battery and promises 3-12 hours of gameplay depending on the game you are playing. It is shipped with a 45W Power supply with a 2.5m cable.
Steam Deck OLED comes in 512GB and 1TB storage options. There is also a Steam Deck OLED (1TB) Limited Edition in a smoky translucent color that comes with a carrying case with a removable printed liner.
Pricing and availability
- Steam Deck OLED (512GB): USD 549
- Steam Deck OLED (1TB): USD 649
- Steam Deck OLED (1TB) Limited Edition: USD 679
The Steam Deck OLED will be available for pre-order from the official website starting November 16, 2023, in select countries including the US, Canada, UK, EU, and others.