The H-AND has us concerned for NZXT's sanity

No NZXT... we can't 'handle it'

The H-AND has us concerned for NZXT's sanity

This handheld's design is all wrong, and we love it!  

When Valve's Steam Deck system launched, we knew that there would be imitators. The Steam Deck and its capabilities has heralded a new PC gaming revolution, and it was only a matter of time before established brands entered into that marketplace.

Meet the NZXT H-AND, a new handheld gaming PC that has done everything wrong. Yes, it's an April Fools joke, but we think that it is hilarious that NZXT has managed to design something that (seemingly) manages to work around many of the Steam Deck's criticisms while also managing to also create an inferior product. Simply put, this design is an abomination, and we think it is hilarious.

The H-AND is the answer to the question "what if I want a keyboard and mouse built into Valve's Steam Deck". The left hand side of the H-AND is a mouse, and the system has a retractable keyboard. The only problem is that the mouse appears to be attached to the handheld's screen, something that makes all mouse movements screen movements. Yikes!

With specifications that claim that the system has a 32-core 64-thread APU and a 800 DPI 12-inch screen, it is obvious that NZXT's newly announced device is fictitious. Beyond that, could you imagine a handheld PC with a 12-inch screen. For context, the Nintendo Switch OLED has a 7-inch screen. The NZXT H-AND would be a huge device, so no NZXT, I won't think I can "handle it".   

While the device is clunky and unusable, we do appreciate the laughs that NZXT's marketing team gave the OC3D offices when they revealed their ridiculous handheld. Now I want one just to see how difficult it would be to actually use. That would be fun! However, considering that today is April 1st, I doubt that we will be seeing any more of the NZXT H-AND, unless NZXT actually decides to make a Steam Deck competitor.

You can join the discussion on NZXT's H-AND handheld gaming PC on the OC3D Forums.

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