What are the best handheld game consoles?

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    #1Nintendo Switch

    Nintendo Switch

    The Nintendo Switch is a portable gaming console that has two handheld Joy-Con controllers that allow the users to play in single or multiplayer modes on-the-go. The product comes with an HDMI cable and Nintendo Switch AC adapter.


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    Kevin Hudson
    Written on March 28, 2018
    "Widely regarded as one of the most popular handheld consoles of all time, the Switch can also be played as a traditional console. It's essentially the top of the category with no competition."
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    #2PlayStation Vita

    PlayStation Vita

    The Sony PlayStation Vita is a handheld video gaming console that has a 960x544p native resolution, GPS receiver, 2 VGA cameras, and a microphone. It also features 3G, 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 EDR network. 


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    Cynthia Berry
    Written on April 2, 2018
    "Five years ago my review might have been different- but let's face it, the Vita is just about dead. It is a sweet little handheld console, great graphics, very comfortable, easy to use. But it never had the widespread support from game developers it needed to be a success in the west. There is a great catalogue of Japanese games for it (especially jrpgs), but almost nothing from the west and only a few games a year these days. You're much better off going with another handheld."
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    #3Nintendo 2DS

    Nintendo 2DS

    The Nintendo 2DS is a gaming console that allows you to play all DS and 3DS games in 2D display. It also allows you to connect with other players through a wireless connection via StreetPass and SpotPass modes. 


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    Luis Alberto Madrigal
    Written on April 2, 2018
    "The Nintendo 2DS is one of the best handheld systems I have ever owned and is highly versatile. I was pleasantly surprised because the bundle I got included a copy of Mario Kart 7, one of my favorite series of all time and the most frustrating. "
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    #4New Nintendo 3DS XL

    New Nintendo 3DS XL

    Nintendo 3DS XL is a gaming console which features 3D cameras, AR cards, 3D viewing, a circle pad which allows 360-degree control, touchscreen display, C stick, microphone, notification led, and NFC connectivity.


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    James Brooks
    Written on April 1, 2018
    "This is one of the best on the market. I like the size and the fact you can close it, and won't just break it if you drop it."
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    #5Nintendo Switch with Neon Blue and Red Joy-Con

    Nintendo Switch with Neon Blue and Red Joy-Con

    The ultimate gaming device for Nintendo will allow you to have great times playing both at home or anywhere: at home, use your TV to play your favorite games, and whenever you are outside, take the Nintendo Switch from the dock and play whenever you go. 


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    Jonathan Medina
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "I love this new console. I love that it's both a console and handheld. It's built really well. I've not got a scratch on it and had it a while. It gets jammed in a bag on a regular basis. I am loving the titles available to play which for a newer console can sometimes be limiting. If you want something to play both connected to the TV and handheld, you can't go wrong."
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    #6Nintendo 3DS XL

    Nintendo 3DS XL

    The Nintendo 3DS XL is a gaming console that features 3D face tracking and a faster processing power, which allows quick loading and downloading of applications and games. It can also play all Nintendo DS games.


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    #7Rongyuxuan Handheld Console

    Rongyuxuan Handheld Console

    This Rongyuxuan Handheld Console is a portable handheld console with a 2.8-inch TFT LCD and built-in speakers. It has a 700mAh lithium-ion battery that works up to 7 hours. IT can be connected to a TV.


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    Adam Welch
    Written on March 28, 2018
    "Eh.... not a very good console. The screen is tiny and is only really worth it when plugged into the TV."
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    #8nVidia Shield Tablet K1

    nVidia Shield Tablet K1
    The nVidia Shield Tablet K1 is an Android gaming tablet with an 8-inch full HD screen. IT has a 2GB RAM and an expandable 16GB internal storage. It has a 192 Core Tegrak1 Processor and is compatible with the nVidia Shield Controller.

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    Jerry Mendoza
    Written on March 22, 2018
    "VERY cool device that brings PC gaming to a handheld. What differentiates this device from other handhelds is that this device is a powerhouse compared to the rather restrictive performance you will find in other handhelds offered by Nintendo. This device can stream from your personal device using cloud based computing so you can play your entire library on your tablet. The one issue... its no longer for sale. "
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    #9Razer Phone

    Razer Phone

    Razer Phone is the gaming giant's entry to the mobile phone industry. It has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, 8GB RAM and an external storage expandable to 2 TBs. It has 5.7" 120 Hz UltraMotion screen and a 4000mAh battery equipped with the QC 4+.   


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    Joseph Barrett
    Written on March 25, 2018
    "Is the hype worth it? Absolutely! This phone is just a beast in all aspects. From a beautiful screen to the amazing sound quality. the flagship phones better watch out for this one."
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    #10Anberninc Handheld Console

    Anberninc Handheld Console

    This Anbernic Handheld Console is a portable handheld gaming console with a 4.3-inch screen with 16 million colors and a resolution of 480x272. It has a 1000mAh Li-ion battery and can be connected to a TV. 


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    Linda Zhong
    Written on April 4, 2018
    "This is surprisingly a good game console for the price. The graphics are pretty good and it has a lot of retro arcade games on it. It is somewhat cheaply made but that can be expected for the price. Just don't drop it. The only problem is that the battery isn't very good but it can be replaced easily with a better one. "


Best What are the best handheld game consoles
1Nintendo SwitchElectronics 10 Paid
2PlayStation VitaElectronics 8 Paid
3Nintendo 2DSElectronics 7 Paid
4New Nintendo 3DS XLElectronics 6 Paid
5Nintendo Switch with Neon Blue and Red Joy-ConElectronics 6 Paid
6Nintendo 3DS XLElectronics 4 Paid
7Rongyuxuan Handheld ConsoleElectronics 4 Paid
8nVidia Shield Tablet K1Electronics 3 Paid
9Razer Phone Electronics 2 Paid
10Anberninc Handheld ConsoleElectronics 2 Paid

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