Chinese manufacturer wants to release Windows 10 handheld console

Feb

28

2016

GamePad Digital has launched a campaign on IndieGoGo to the GPD Win:. Windows 10 handheld 5.5 “screen, Cherry Trail soc, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage space, the game console is equipped with joysticks and a qwerty keypad .

GPD spent all various handheld consoles based on Android from the GPD Win would be the first Windows device from the Chinese manufacturer. Currently, the device appears to be only a sketch phase. The company does not show video of a working product, but only shows images and renders of mock-ups with his campaign on IndieGoGo. The handheld must have a full QWERTY keyboard as well as a dpad alps and two joysticks, one also as a mouse could serve. Closed, the GPD Win 15,5×9,7×2,2cm dimensions and weight is 300 grams.

The company plans to build an Intel Atom x5-Z8500-soc, which has four cores with a clock speed of 1,44GHz and burst into 2,24GHz. The HD Graphics GPU of the eighth generation running at 600MHz. The chip is complemented by lpddr3-1600 4GB RAM and 64GB EMMC flash memory. There must also be a micro-sd card slot in the housing which are cards with storage capacity supports up to 128GB.

The SPD wants to use a laminated screen capacitive touchscreen. It is a 5.5 “-IPS LCD with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. There would also be a mini-HDMI port are provided so that the device can be connected to a larger screen. There’s also a USB 3.0 port and a micro-USB connector included in the specifications would be a 6000mAh battery should provide for six to eight hours of gaming fun,. all this will be highly dependent on the power that require the games.

According to the timeline of the campaign has been started in the first two months of this year with designing PCBs and obtaining all necessary parts. In March, the brackets should be put together to have a prototype ready in April. The first batch of production units would love to find in August to the media. GPD expects to deliver handheld in October 2016 to backers.

About $ 299 invested in the project, if successful, receive a copy of the handheld console. SPD wants the device then the stores will present $ 499. Prices do not include shipping, taxes and import fees.

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