2018's Best Handheld Gaming Devices Of 2018. Buyer’s Guide.

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Handheld Gaming Devices brands constantly compete with each other for the market. Altogether, they provide hundreds of new models every year. Thus, the variety of choices is enormous. Use the top list (and the extended top 30 list) of the best handheld gaming devices if you do not want to waste too much of your time.

We have been comparing handheld gaming devices for days in order to choose the best ones. The top list below features items with the highest price/quality ratios. Use it if you want to quickly buy the best handheld gaming devices that money can buy.

U.S. Top 5 Best Handheld Gaming Devices of 2018

Rating Image Name and Features Details
4.8
WZNANA Retro Handheld Game Console 1. WZNANA Retro Handheld Game Console (Editor’s Choice)
Randomly built in classic games such as mary 3, contra, double dragon and maple story.
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4.5
Handheld Game Console 2. Handheld Game Console (Best Transitional Design)
Support tf card expand to 32g, support win2000/xp/vista/win7 operating system.
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4.5
Handheld Game Console 3. Handheld Game Console (Best to Use Right Away)
Digital multi-platform device, can play on tv.
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4.5
JJFUN RS-1 Handheld Game Console 4. JJFUN RS-1 Handheld Game Console
Built-in 152 classic retro games, including donkey kong, contra 1, super mario, pac-man and most of your favorite classic childhood arcade games.
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3.8
ZHISHAN Retro Games Controller Mini Classic Handheld Game Console Toys 5. ZHISHAN Retro Games Controller Mini Classic Handheld Game Console Toys (Best Lightweight)
Built-in 260 classic retro games, plug and play.
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№ 1. WZNANA Retro Handheld Game Console, Retro Classic Video Game Console 3.0 Inch Screen 638 Classic Games, Can Connect to Tv Play.
 

Design
5/5
 

Versatility
4/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Price
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.8
WZNANA 7.7 ounces
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Double-mode power supply.700 ma lithium battery/3 aaa batteries, long endurance and long- lasting power. It has mobilephone feel and mini ultra-thin appearance. You can enjoy it anywhere and anytime, such as ourdoor travelling. Please remove the insulating film before use. The play station has 508 built-in games and 103 games in the sd card. When you play the 508 games, there is no need to install the sd card. But install the sd card if you want to play the 103 games. Built in 638 distinct games, hidden expansion slot; support expansion game cards. Randomly built in classic games such as mary 3, contra, double dragon and maple story.

 

 
The Good
Randomly built in classic games such as mary 3
Built in 638 distinct games
Double-mode power supply.700 ma lithium battery/3 aaa batteries
It has mobilephone feel
The Bad
You should not experience any problems with it.
 

What exactly did you take into consideration while making the list of the best handheld gaming devices?

We considered so many factors that it is nearly impossible to tell you about all of them. Believe us, we did not forget about anything. Price, material, user score, and other characteristics of handheld gaming deviceswere used to create this TOP list. We tried our best to help you choose the best handheld gaming devices!

 

 
№ 2. Handheld Game Console, Portable Video Game Console 4.3 Inch Screen 653 Classic Games, Birthday Present for Children, Black
 

Design
4/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Performance
4/5
 

Price
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
Anbernic 7.5 x 5.1 x 3.4 inches 12 ounces
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Support neogeo / cps / gb / gg / sega / sms games format, can connect to tv play. If you find the bubbles or scratches on the screen after receving the retro game, just tear of the screen protection film. Mp5 player / movie / camera / image browse / ebook / recorder funcation. Support tf card expand to 32g, support win2000/xp/vista/win7 operating system. 650 no repeat games inside, you also can download games with related format.

 

 
The Good
Support neogeo / cps / gb / gg / sega / sms games format
650 no repeat games inside
Support tf card exp
The Bad
You will have to wash it regularly.
 

 

 
№ 3. Handheld Game Console, Game Console 2.8 168 Games LCD Pvp Game Player Classic Game Console 1 Usb Charge Presents for Children-black
 

Design
5/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Price
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
PVP 7.2 ounces
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With powerful rechargeable battery pack, includes an usb cable and a lithium-ion rechargeable battery.4-7hours of continuous game play. Digital multi-platform device, can play on tv. If you find the bubbles or scratches on the screen after receving the retro game, just tear of the screen protection film. The backlit function of the screen ensure players can play everywhere. Digital game system, the console is slim, portable and trendy, contains 168 popular games.

 

 
The Good
Digital game system
The backlit function
Digital multi-platform device
With powerful rechargeable battery pack
The Bad
Similar products are much cheaper.
Inconvenient to use.
 

How did you create this rating list with the best handheld gaming devices?

We compared over a hundred of handheld gaming devicesfrom various manufacturers. To make our buying guide as honest as it is possible, we took into consideration all the important characteristics, such as price, weight, material, assembly quality, and many more. If you want to find the best handheld gaming devices for the least amount of money, our TOP list will be very useful for you.

 

 
№ 4. JJFUN RS-1 Handheld Game Console for Children, Retro Game Player with 2.5 8-bit LCD Portable Video Games, The 80s Arcade Video Gaming System, Built-in 152 Classic Old School Games Entertainment-black
 

Design
5/5
 

Versatility
3/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Price
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
JJFUN 5.9 x 4.5 x 2.1 inches 4 ounces
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Keep your kids busy: 3 x aaa batteries (not included), support up to 3-4 hours playing, create a perfect time of playing games. Great gift for someone: giftbox package, an amazing birthday christmas present to anybody who love old school games(kids, parents, friends). Tons of games: built-in 152 classic retro games, including donkey kong, contra 1, super mario, pac-man and most of your favorite classic childhood arcade games. Return to the fun and nostalgia of the 80’s. Ultra-thin design: slim and protable mini size with confortable handgrip.2.5-inch display, durable look. English languages version, no accessories needed, easy to play.

Play outdoor or indoor: can play during a boring trip or flying a long journey, also can play on tv and enjoy the happy hours with families too.

 

 
The Good
Play outdoor or indoor
Tons of games
Keep your kids busy
Ultra-thin design
The Bad
Requires a lot of space.
 

 

 
№ 5. ZHISHAN Retro Games Controller Mini Classic Handheld Game Console Toys for Kids Gamepad Joystick Support Dual Battle Load In 260 Video Games Connect and Play with Tv Gaming Station (black+blue)
 

Design
2/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Performance
4/5
 

Price
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.8
ZHISHAN 3.1 x 1.6 x 0.5 inches 5.6 ounces
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It allows for two players to play simultaneously, perfect for parent-child interaction. Value-added design – as a decompression toy, it is also very fun and cool. As a flashlight, its brightness can reach 2000lux, that enough to meet the lighting of daily life. Incredible it is particularly power-saving and smart. Only need 1 aaa battery on the host, auxiliary can be without battery. If it is aaa lithium battery, it will charge while playing. Worth having – for this price, this iconic controller has great value. As a birthday, christmas gift for the kids and yourself are really surprise. 100% satisfaction and unconditional return guarantee within 30 days.

Play on the big tv screen – get more clear pictures than other red and white consoles. So exciting and challenging, the feeling of body and mind to completely relax is really great. Classic retro games – built-in 260 classic retro games, plug and play. No need to load the start-up disc, you and your kids can play happily right away. If you can play better than your kids, maybe they will treat you as a superman or a hero.

 

 
The Good
Newest version
Value-added design
Classic retro games
Play on the big tv screen
Worth having
The Bad
You will not be able to use it on the daily basis.
 

How expensive should a good handheld gaming devices be?

Obviously, a good handheld gaming devices cannot be very cheap. If you want to buy a decent product, you should not be trying to save money on it. We recommend you to order the best models from our list of the best handheld gaming devicesif you can afford it.

What do I need to check before choosing a handheld gaming devices?

You can find out everything you need to know about any specific handheld gaming devices at our site before buying it. That is why we like this marketplace so much: it offers a very convenient website with “Compare” feature, as well as hundreds of user reviews. Read them to understand whether a handheld gaming devices is suitable for you.

What warranty period is considered optimal for handheld gaming devices?

We think that a two-year warranty is more than enough for a decent handheld gaming devices. There are many premium options with a lifetime warranty, but we do not think that it is necessary. We recommend you to simply replace handheld gaming devices with a new one after some time.

What is the defining factor when choosing a handheld gaming devices?

As you might have guessed, the weight of a handheld gaming devices is one of the main factor to consider. Another important aspects is its material. If the handheld gaming devices is assembled well, it will serve you for many years.

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