GPD Win 4 vs Steam Deck: GPD Handhelds Keep Getting Better!

GPD Win 4 vs Steam Deck

While Sony is a little quiet about their next handheld console, GPD, on the other hand, has come up with a PSP-looking handheld, the GPD Win 4. While this next-gen GPD console is being anticipated by most, we finally have details regarding the specs it will include. And it seems to give even the mighty Steam Deck a challenge.

GPD Win 4 vs Steam Deck

GPD Win 4 appears like Sony’s PSP, and the specs are looking pretty promising too. But how does it compare to the Steam Deck? Let’s compare them head-on to help you make a good purchasing decision. 


As mentioned earlier, GPD Win 4 does appear like the infamous PSP but with a twist of “screen-slide” design. The handheld itself appears to have a reasonable size with a 6-inch IPS display that runs at 1920 by 1080p resolution along with 60 hertz of refresh rate. Underneath it, we get to see a qwerty keypad making a comeback from the previous GPD Win console. Even with all that, the console appears smaller compared to the beefy Steam Deck. 

Steam Deck
Steam Deck


In these renders, GPD Win 4 is estimated to have a Ryzen 7 6800U chip to power it up coupled with Radeon 680M iGPU that is based on the RDNA 2 GPU Architecture. Other than that, Win 4 is expected to have up to 32GB of DDR5 6400MHz RAM and 2TB of NVMe SSD storage. Compared to this, Steam Deck runs with a custom Zen 2 APU from AMD coupled with an RDNA 2 GPU. We also have up to 16GB of DDR5 memory in this thing, with 512GB of maximum internal storage. So you get the idea of how the GPD Win 4 outcompetes Steam Deck spec-wise.

GPD Win 4
GPD Win 4

Detailed Comparison Between the GPD Win 4 and Steam Deck

SpecsGPD Win 4Steam Deck
CPUAMD Ryzen 7 6800U 8C/16T 2.70 – 4.70 GHzZen 2 4C/8T 2.4 – 3.5 GHz
GPURadeon 680M, 12 RDNA 2 CUs, 2 – 2.4 GHzCustom GPU, 8 RDNA 2 CUs, 1.0 – 1.6 GHz
Memory16/32 GB LPDDR5 – 6400 MT/s16 GB LPDDR5 – 5500 MT/s
Storage1TB/2TB m.2 NVMe SSD512GB m.2 NVMe SSD
Display6-inch touchscreen, 1920×1080 (16:9), 60 Hz7-inch touchscreen, 1280 x 800 (16:10), 60 Hz
Battery45.62 WHr40 WHr
ConnectivityDual-band 802.11ax (Wifi6), Bluetooth 5.2, 4G LTEDual-band 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0
PortsUSB4 40Gbps (eGPU support w/ ThunderBolt3), USB Type-C 3.2Gen2, USB-A 3.2Gen2, uSD A2 slotUSB Type-C with DisplayPort, 3.5 mm headphone jack, microSD card reader (UHS-I)

Final Say

“Although Steam Deck is equipped with a much bigger screen, the GPD Win 4 offers more features and specs. Lastly it will eventually depend on your preference. Thus, that was all about the upcoming GPD Win 4 and how it competes against the Steam Deck. So what’s it gonna be? Will you wait for the GPD Win 4 or settle for the Steam Deck instead?”

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