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Handheld gaming is on the rise as families fight for time in front of their TVs. While everyone is huddled around the big screen in your lounge, you can get in some game time on a portable powerhouse. The two big competitors on the market at the moment are Valve’s Steam Deck and Nintendo’s Switch. However, these are very different consoles and it can be hard to decide the best one for you. Here are all the differences between the two most popular portable consoles.

Nintendo Switch OLED Model harware
Steam Deck hardware photo
The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild on Nintendo Switch
Steam Deck hardware detail
Stardew Valley on Steam Deck