Aya Neo introduces its Air 1S and Air 1S Ultra. These Windows laptops will have an AMD Ryzen 7 7840U APU with eight Zen 4 cores and will be relatively thin and light. Mobile devices will be available at release from $899 to $1,259.
Aya Neo Air 1S According to the manufacturer, it has a thickness of 21.6 mm and a weight of 450 grams. The Ultra version will be a limited edition and will be 18mm thick and 405g in weight. Both Air 1S devices get a 5.5-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, and the refresh rate was not mentioned by the manufacturer.
The Air 1S series features an AMD Ryzen 7 7840U APU with eight Zen 4 cores clocked at 5.1GHz. The integrated GPU is based on the RDNA 3 architecture and contains twelve compute units. This makes the specs similar to those of the Ryzen Z1 Extreme chip used in the ASUS ROG Ally. Aya Neo doesn’t report more concrete specifications of the chip, but it does state that it can operate with TDPs from 5 to 25W.
Aya Neo provides the mobile device with 16 or 32 GB Lpddr5x memory. Additionally, the Air 1S can be equipped with 512GB, 1TB, 2TB, or 4TB M.2-2280 SSDs. The battery capacity is 38Wh for the Air 1S. The Ultra version only comes with 32GB of memory, 2TB of storage, and a 28Wh battery. Aya Neo will start pre-orders for the Air 1S series via Indiegogo on July 11th. Mobile devices will be delivered from August.
|Handheld||Aya New Air 1S||Aya New Air 1S Ultra||ASUS ROG Ally||valve vapor surface|
|CPU||8 cores, Zen 4||8 cores, Zen 4||6 or 8 cores, Zen 4||4 cores, Zen 2|
|GPU||12 CUs RDNA 3||12 CUs RDNA 3||Z1: 4 CUs RDNA 3
Extreme: RDNA 12CU 3
|8 CUs RDNA 2|
|memory||16GB / 32GB Lpddr5x||32 GB LPDDR5X||16GB LPDDR5.0||16GB LPDDR5.0|
|storage||512 GB, 1 TB, 2 TB, 4 TB SSD||2TB SSD||256 GB / 512 GB||64 GB (eMMC)
256 GB / 512 GB (SSD)
|a screen||5.5 inches, amoled, 1920 x 1080||5.5 inches, amoled, 1920 x 1080||7.0 inches, 120Hz, ips, 1920 x 1080||7.0 inches, 60Hz, IPS, 1280 x 800|
|Dimensions||224 x 89 x 22 mm||224 x 89 x 18 mm||280 x 113 x 39mm||298 x 117 x 49 mm|
|Weight||450 gr||405 grams||608 grams||669 grams|
|OS||Windows 11 Home operating system||Windows 11 Home operating system||Windows 11 Home operating system||Steam OS 3 (Arch Linux)|
|launch||July 2023||July 2023||July 2023||February 2022|
|introductory price from||$899||$1,129||€699 (Ryzen Z1)
€799 (Ryzen Z1 Extreme)
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