Play your favorite AAA games handheld with the Ayaneo Next!

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The Ayaneo Next promises to merge two of the biggest things together, the world of AAA games with the world of handheld and portable gaming.

While a great many companies are coming close to bringing the world of big-budget and big power games into a smaller console you can slip in a pocket or purse, the Ayaneo Next is getting even closer with the technology that packs into the small form.

The entire point of the Ayaneo Next is that the team wants to create a handheld gaming PC that has 7nm AMD chips. It also has a Ryzen 7 core processor, with a Radeon Graphics Vega 8 card. For anyone who has delved into the world of buying or building a desktop computer, then you know that those items are powerful and are designed for some of the high end gaming computers playing some pretty big games on high settings.

AYANEO NEXT Windows Handheld Gaming

The team wants to put all that into the Ayaneo Next, which is designed to have efficiency, lower latency between the 8 cores, and higher instructions per clock. Additionally, the hall effect sensors on both triggers for the joysticks mean that two common problems are overcome. The first is ‘drift’ which is where the controller joysticks take on a life of their own and respond sluggishly to the user. The Ayaneo Next has no drift, which is a massive plus in its favor and can change the way that you game.

Additionally, there is no dead zone or lack of precision either, while also being very durable for countless hours of use. You will be able to play faster, play longer, and feel like the Ayaneo Next is like an extension of your fingers going into the game, which can be awesome.

Key Features

Uses Hall Sensors on the joysticks and triggers, and it also has removable joystick caps, because sometimes dirt and grime from hours of use get under there. Not only is it annoying to look at, but it can also slow down and damage the joystick itself. With the removable cap, it can be cleaned with no trouble.

It comes with Wi-Fi 6, a 6Ghz band, and a fast speed, along with a fingerprint unlock so you can wake up the console with just one top. Even force feedback is included so you can feel every impact and action like you are in the game yourself!

Comes with an ergonomic design that is inspired by the classic gaming consoles that came before the Ayaneo Next, along with a modular design and a very fast charging and powerful battery.


Like anything in the video game industry, there are some drawbacks to the Ayaneo Next.

  • Not every game runs at 60 FPS. While the Ayaneo Next can play the newest AAA games like Elden Ring, Cyberpunk 2077, God of War, and others, not all of them meet 60 FPS. If you are a gamer who hasn’t played in 60 FPS before, you might not notice because there isn’t any lag or stuttering. However, if you have it might be hard to adjust to the lower framerate.
  • The various parts cannot be upgraded. Much like other consoles, if you buy the Ayaneo Next 2022 version, and 2023 comes out with a better version of the Ayaneo Next, you will need to buy the new console because you can’t update the old one.

Our Final Opinion on this Gadget

The Ayaneo Next is a gaming system that is still going on strong and shipping products to customers today in 2022. If you want to experience a handheld device that will ensure that you are still able to play the latest and greatest games, then the Ayaneo Next is perfect for you.


Adam Lucci
Adam Lucci

Adam Lucci, a Melbourne resident, is a technology aficionado with a talent for evaluating the latest, most stylish gadgets, With his extensive background in health and fitness as a seasoned lifeguard at Watermarc Belgravia Leisure, Adam's evaluations of fitness gadgets are informed by his expertise in this field.