Best open source handheld out at the moment?

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  1. MartinDocNewland
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    I love my open source handhelds but not brought one since the Caanoo came out so I am in need of a new one (The Caanoo works fine by the way lol) So I am wondering what is the best open source handheld out at the moment?
     
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    I think handhelds nowadays are using Android as an OS, like the...I can't remember the name. Starts with a J and I'm sure someone here knows. But yeah.

    Not sure what else there is (or at least recent)
     
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    Yeah I know what you mean, there is also a few Yinlips machines about but most of them have the A10 Boxchip in and they all suffer from sound lag (Becasue of the chip) Plus there build is not up to scrach and they are Chinese machines and they update them with new models like there is no tomorrow lol (A lot of and's there lol) So not really wanting to go down that ally because of them very reasons. I own a Xperia Play also so im not missing anything on the Android side

    I kinda like the Dingoo A380 but its really hard to get them in the UK (Where I live) and plus its soo small and I have man hands lol

    So is there anything else?
     
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    I've personally had good experiences with the Dingoo A320. I can agree with Martin about how small they are. lol
    I believe you mean the JXD S7100. ^-^ Never had the pleasure of using one as I don't know of anyone who owns one. :P
     
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    You also have the JXD S601 and the JXD S7100B too lol The only problem with them is the D-Pad sucks lol
    I already have a Pandora and im not happy with it because it breaks all the time (The build is rubbish for something thats made in Germany)

    There is going to be a 7″ version of the Yinlips YDPG18 (You heard it here first! lol) But I don`t know if its going to have the A10 Boxchip again (Looks like the JXD S7100)

    So anything else? lol

    EDIT: Forgot about the JXD 5100 lol
     
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    You can try and get a Caanoo, not sure if it is open source or not.
     
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    Already got one, I said in my first post lol
     
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    Well been looking around again and I think I will go with this: http://www.willgoo.com/jxd-s5110-game-console-android-40-wifi-otg-4g-p-247.html because it sounds like its built very well and is the first Android handheld to come with ICS
     
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    BAH, this is what I get for not reading carefully...
     
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    No worries dude, but thanks for your input
     
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    The best opensource handheld console at the moment is the OpenPandora, easily. Thing is, it costs pretty penny.
     

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