A Nintendo Switch clone portable game console is said to be released by Qualcomm.It has previously been alleged that Qualcomm is working on a brand for gaming phones.
On the other hand, this idea is said to have turned into a portable game console. Accordingly, Qualcomm has rolled up its sleeves for an Android-based Nintendo Switch-like device.
According to information Android Police has obtained from sources close to Qualcomm, the said portable game console is largely similar to the Nintendo Switch, but will run Android and will house a Snapdragon chipset. In this sense, the Qualcomm portable game console is thought to look like a thicker smartphone with removable controls on the left and right sides.
It is also stated that the company plans to use a 6000 mAh battery to support Quick Charge technology in the device. The dimensions are also unclear, but it is welcomed that the console could be a kind of smartphone with a longer screen. Additionally, it is claimed that options such as a dedicated display output and an SD card reader for future storage expansion may also be provided.
The device will run Android 12 with a customized launcher, and users will be able to download Google Play Store supported apps and services. It is stated that Qualcomm aims to launch the portable game console in the first quarter of 2022, meaning that a Snapdragon 888 successor chipset may be one of the components of the device. The chipset is believed to be able to operate at higher clock speeds, as the thickness of the device will allow Qualcomm to use a stronger cooler. A Snapdragon X55 5G modem is also mentioned for wireless connectivity.
Finally, let’s point out that the Qualcomm portable game console can come for as little as $ 300.