Steam Deck Screen Size, Dimensions, and Specs

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After Valve introduced their answer to the Nintendo Switch, the Steam Deck, users clamored for information regarding the console. Thankfully, Valve and Steam have shared the specs for the mobile device. This mobile computer promises to lets users play their favorite Steam games on the go. But what are the specs for this mini PC?

The Steam Deck has the following tech specs:

  • Processor:
    • AMD APU
      • CPU: Zen 2 4c/8t, 2.4-3.5GHz (up to 448 GFlops FP32)
    • GPU: 8 RDNA 2CUs, 1.0-1.6GHz (up to 1.6 TFlops FP32)
      • APU power: 4-15W
  • RAM:
    • 16 GB LPDDR5 RAM (5500 MT/s)
  • Storage:
    • 64 GB eMMC (PCIe Gen 2 x1) $399
    • 256 GB NVMe SSD (PCIe Gen 3 x4) $529
    • 512 GB high-speed NVMe SSD (PCIe Gen 3x4) $649
    • Each model includes a high-speed microSD slot.
    • 512 GB model includes anti-glare glass.
  • Display:
    • Resolution
      • 1280 x 800px (16:10 aspect ratio)
    • Optically bonded LCD for enhanced readability
    • 7-inch diagonal
    • Brightness: 400 nits typical
    • Refresh Rate
      • 60Hz
    • Touch enabled
    • Ambient Light Sensors

Related: How to share games on Steam through Steam Family Sharing

  • Controls and Input:
    • A B X Y Buttons
    • D-Pad
    • L & R analog triggers
    • L & R bumpers
    • View & Menu buttons
    • 4 x assignable grip buttons
    • Thumbsticks 2 x full-size analog sticks with capacitive touch
    • HD Haptics
    • Trackpads
      • 2 x 32.5mm square trackpads with haptic feedback
      • Pressure-sensitivity for configurable click strength.
  • Connectivity
    • Bluetooth 5.0 support for controllers, accessories and audio
    • Dual-band Wi-Fi radio, 2.4GHz and 5GHz, 2 x 2 MIMO, IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
  • Audio
    • Stereo with embedded DSP for an immersive listening experience
    • Dual microphone array
    • 3.5mm stero headphone/headset jack
    • Multichannel audio via DisplayPort over USB-C, standard USB-C, or Bluetooth 5.0
  • Power
    • Input
      • 45W USB Type-C PD3.0 power supply
    • Battery
      • 40Whr battery. 2-8 hours of gameplay
  • Expansion
    • microSD: UHS-I supports SD, SDXC, and SDHC
    • External connectivity for controller and displays: USB-C with DisplayPort 1.4 Alt-mod support; up to 8k (60 Hz) or 4k (120hz) USB 3.2 Gen 2
  • Size and Weight
    • Size
      • 298mm x 117mm x 49mm
    • Weight
      • Approximately 669 grams
  • Software
    • Operating System: SteamOS 3.0 (Arch-based)
    • Desktop: KDE Plasma

Specs for the Official Dock (sold separately) are as follows:

  • Expansion
    • Peripherals:
      • 1 x USB-A 3.1 Port
      • 2 x USB-A 2.0 Ports
    • Networking
      • Ethernet
    • External Displays
      • DisplayPort 1.4
      • HDMI 2.0
  • Power
    • Input
      • USB-C Power Delivery passthrough input
    • Deck connection
      • 6 inch USB-C captive cable with low profile 90 degree connector
  • Size and Weight
    • Size
      • 117mm x 29mm x 50.5mm
    • Weight
      • Approximately 120 grams

For more on the Steam Deck, check out Is the Steam Deck compatible with Mouse and Keyboard? or When does the Steam Deck Release? on Pro Game Guides.

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