Yes, it might be true. Qualcomm is currently said to be working on a Nintendo switch-like gaming console that will be powered by Android. Expected to run Android 12, with the new gaming console, Qualcomm is trying to capture the international market.
According to Android Police, Qualcomm’s gaming console powered by Android will wear detachable Joycon-style controllers on the left and right sides. There are speculations that Qualcomm has partnered with “premium supplier in the controller space” for the production of the same. If we go by this report, then its also believed that the chipset company has already started discussions with Epic Games to include the Epic Games app on the console. The app would offer all users direct access to Fortnite, and other games by Epic made for Android devices.
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Specifications of gaming console powered by Android
- Android 12 operating system
- 6,000mAh battery
- 6.65-inches screen
- 1080p resolution
- Google’s apps and services support
- Customised launcher
- SD Card clot
- 5G connectivity
The portable gaming console powered by Android will strongly remember Nintendo Switch in its design. It is also said to look like a thicker smartphone running on Android 12. The faming console will wear a 6000mAh battery that will support the company’s Quick Charge technology.
The gaming console is also believed to feature an older Snapdragon X55 5G modern, thus enabling users to connect wirelessly with other players. But it is still not clear if Qualcomm is actually planning to offer Wi-Fi only variants to the masses.
Nintendo Switch-like gaming console powered by Android launch date
It is believed that Qualcomm is looking to launch its gaming console powered by Android as early as Q1 2021. The gaming console is expected to be priced at $300.
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