Steam Deck – Powerful Gaming Handheld

Steam Deck™ is the most powerful, full-featured gaming handheld in the world.

Valve partnered with AMD to create Steam Deck’s custom APU, optimized for handheld gaming. It is a Zen 2 + RDNA 2 powerhouse, delivering more than enough performance to run the latest AAA games in a very efficient power envelope.



CPU: Zen 2 4c/8t, 2.4-3.5GHz (up to 448 GFlops FP32)
GPU: 8 RDNA 2 CUs, 1.0-1.6GHz (up to 1.6 TFlops FP32)
APU power: 4-15W
RAM – 16 GB LPDDR5 on-board RAM (5500 MT/s quad 32-bit channels)
64 GB eMMC (PCIe Gen 2 x1)
256 GB NVMe SSD (PCIe Gen 3 x4)
512 GB high-speed NVMe SSD (PCIe Gen 3 x4)
All models use socketed 2230 m.2 modules (not intended for end-user replacement)
All models include high-speed microSD card slot

Controls and Input

Gamepad Controls
A B X Y buttons
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
Haptics – HD haptics
2 x 32.5mm square trackpads with haptic feedback
55% better latency compared to Steam Controller
Pressure-sensitivity for configurable click strength
Gyro – 6-Axis IMU


Resolution – 1280 x 800px (16:10 aspect ratio)
Type – Optically bonded IPS LCD for enhanced readability
Display size – 7″ diagonal
Brightness – 400 nits typical
Refresh rate – 60Hz
Touch enabled – Yes
Sensors – Ambient light sensor


Bluetooth – Bluetooth 5.0 (support for controllers, accessories and audio)
Wi-Fi – Dual-band Wi-Fi radio, 2.4GHz and 5GHz, 2 x 2 MIMO, IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac


Channels – Stereo with embedded DSP for an immersive listening experience
Microphones – Dual microphone array
Headphone / mic jack – 3.5mm stereo headphone / headset jack
Digital – Multichannel audio via DisplayPort over USB-C, standard USB-C, or Bluetooth 5.0


Input – 45W USB Type-C PD3.0 power supply
Battery – 40Whr battery. 2 – 8 hours of gameplay

microSD – UHS-I supports SD, SDXC and SDHC

External connectivity for controllers & displays – USB-C with DisplayPort 1.4 Alt-mode support up to 8K @60Hz or 4K @120Hz, USB 3.2 Gen 2

Size and Weight

Size – 298mm x 117mm x 49mm
Weight – Approx. 669 grams


Operating System – SteamOS 3.0 (Arch-based)

Desktop – KDE Plasma


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