Windows handheld with keyboard and game controls gets Atom x7-soc




GamePad Digital has announced that its upcoming Windows gamepad will upgrade an Intel Atom x5-Z8500-SOC to an Intel Atom Z8750-x7 or x7-8700-soc, subject to availability.

The handheld console is the first console GamePad Digital or SPD. The company spent already some handheld consoles based on Android from. The GPD Win would be the first Windows-based console from the Chinese manufacturer. GPD began in late February with a crowd fund campaign for the Windows version.

Besides the soc changes nothing in the proposed design. This means that the Windows 10 handheld 5.5 “screen lpddr3-1600 4GB RAM and 64GB EEMC flash memory on board. In addition there is a micro-sdkaartslot that can handle cards with guaranteed storage of up to 128GB.

To control the whole, there is a QWERTY keyboard, a dpad alps and two joysticks. One of the alps joysticks should also serve as a mouse.

If screen uses a capacitive touch screen with 1280×720 pixels. There is also a mini-HDMI port available, a USB 3.0 port and micro USB port. The 6000mAh-battery must endure the between six and eight hours, depending on the required computing power.

The whole measurement 15,5×9,7×2,2cm and weighs 300 grams. The crowd fund campaign is already closed, but interested parties can still make advance orders for $ 330.


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