SMACH Z is a handheld PC powered by AMD’s hardware inside it. The device packs AMD Ryzen CPU with a Radeon Vega 8 graphics card designed specifically for SMACH Z.
The handheld PC SMACH Z after two years of development will finally enter mass production in early 2019.
In this two year development phase, The SMACH Z had two crowdfunding campaigns in 2016. One was conducted on IndieGoGo which raised $747,512 USD. The second one was conducted on Kickstarter which raised an additional €474,530
Here are the hardware specifications of SMACH Z as announced by the developers.
- AMD Ryzen V1605B with AMD Radeon Vega 8 Graphics
- 8 GB + 8 GB Dual Channel DDR4 2133MHz SODIMM
- 256 GB HD SSD m.2
- FullHD Touchscreen 6” 1920×1080
- Camera 5 Megapixels
- WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/d/e/h/i & Bluetooth v2.1+EDR/v3.0/v3.0HS/v4.0
- USB-C, USB-A, Micro USB, Display Port, SD card, Audio mini jack
- Charger USB-C 20V 3A 60W. Plug EU/US/UK/AU
- SMACH OS Linux based distribution
- Black Frontal Shell
The device is currently available for pre-order on official website. The SMACH Z Ultra is price at €989.10 while another version which does not support camera costs €45 less.
The handheld PC also comes in different colors. You can select color of your liking while placing pre-order. There are no extra charges for different colors. Black color is default color, other than that here are other colors to choose from.
- The Deep Black
- Radioactive Green,
- Pearl White,
- Red Fire
There are few images and videos released in the recent press release for the device. Check out the video and images below.
SMACH Z handheld PC is the first one to pack enormous processing and graphics power under such a small portable device. This could be a new beginning in consumer electronics market as portability is starting to be a top priority for users and gamers all over the world.
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