If you are confused, the GPD Win Max 2 is an exciting device which started off as an Indiegogo project, now estimated to begin shipping September 2022. GPDs upcoming portable gaming PC is set to be available to pre-order from July 7th via its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, with shipping expected to start in September 2022 to backers. GPD has revealed pricing details for its next portable PC, the Win Max 2, that will begin at $899. The next portable PC, the Win Max 2, that will begin at $899. For now, GPD has released the pre-release pages of their Indiegogo campaign, which reveals all of the price points available for Win Max 2.
This really does mean that folks buying a GPD Win Max 2 mostly for gaming — which is probably most buyers — need to strongly consider AMD machines versus Intel CPUs, and the comparison is kinda stupid, with Steam Deck starting at $399 and GPDs Win Max 2 starting at $999 USD for early adopters on Indiegogo, or $1159 later. The GPD Win Max 2 has a bezel-less 10-inch screen, and options for both Intels Alder Lake CPUs and AMDs Ryzen 7 6800U CPUs, and is well-differentiated from Steam Deck from the hardware side, but we still do not know which is a better deal. YouTube Creator The Phawx tested out the GPD Win Max 2 Console, configured with an AMD Ryzen 7 6800U and an Intel Core i5-1260P. If you are looking for a hybrid device that will help your productivity but will also let you play games on your days off, then the GPD Win Max 2 might fit the bill.
The GPD Win Max 2 is a portable game machine–you could call it a game console, but it is more of a portable mini-laptop, since you can use it for sending emails as well as doing things beyond the simple act of playing games. Unlike Steam Deck, GPD wants GPDs newest device to double as a working laptop. GPD has stuck with their design of a hybrid gaming and laptop systems, which sets them apart from their competitors. GPD has a new portable PC coming soon, competing against Steam Deck, among others.
It is probably going to have pros and cons, whether the new handheld by GPD is anything like the previous one. In our review of GPD WIN, our Senior Editor Jez Corden discusses the pros and cons of having Windows on such a compact device.
First announced back in March, the next portable gaming PC from GPD has a 10.1-inch display, supports up to 32GB of RAM, has space for dual SSDs, a QWERTY keyboard, and built-in game controllers. The Win Max 2 is a far pricier portable, starting at $899 for its more basic incarnation, with the AMD 6800U APU (open in new tab) (eight cores, 16 threads, 12 GPU cores) running 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM with 128GB storage.