handheld game

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00:54 Sep 21, 2020
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Tech/Engineering - Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino
Additional field(s): Computers: Software, Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino, Computers (general)
English term or phrase: handheld game
Definition from What Games Are:
Handheld game is a loose term to describe any game played on a dedicated portable gaming device, such as the Nintendo 3DS or the Sony PS Vita. This is distinct from mobile games, which are played on devices like the iPhone. Handheld games are thought to be a doomed category by many industry insiders because of their price compared to mobile games.

Example sentence(s):
  • The best handheld game consoles come with buttons, a solid battery life, and, of course, great games. What To Pack
  • Nintendo has dominated the handheld game for decades now. Its new Switch Lite is just the latest in a staggeringly long line of super-successful handheld consoles. Esquire
  • Another great benefit when it comes to handheld games is that they don’t take up a lot of space in your bag or your packet. Most handheld consoles just a little bigger than the size of a phone, making them incredibly easy to carry around with you where ever you go. The Xbox Club
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5bärbar konsol
Joakim Müller
4 +1bärbar spelkonsol
Lennie Segerblad


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14 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
bärbar spelkonsol

Definition from Wikipedia:
En bärbar spelkonsol, även kallad en portabel spelkonsol eller en handhållen spelkonsol är en spelkonsol som är mindre än en stationär spelkonsol, och enkel att bära med sig var som helst.

Example sentence(s):
  • Bärbar spelkonsol med 999888 inbyggda spel - Teknikproffset  
  • Nintendo släpper ny bärbar spelkonsol - SvD  
  • ZX Spectrum gör comeback som bärbar spelkonsol - IDG  
Lennie Segerblad
Local time: 16:22
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish

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15 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
bärbar konsol

Definition from own experience or research:
En apparat som man kan spela spel på, och som inte behöver vara ansluten till någon extern enhet för att fungera.

Example sentence(s):
  • Switch är en såkallad hybridkonsol vilket innebär att man kan ta med sig den och spela som en bärbar konsol men även att man kan koppla in den i en docka för att spela på TV:n. - https://www.webhallen.com/se/category/15 

Man kan också använda bärbar spelkonsol, men tror att bärbar konsol är mer allmänt accepterat, då ordet "spel" är något överflödigt.
Joakim Müller
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
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