Pandora

Discussion in 'Other Consoles & Oldies' started by Speculant, Aug 3, 2010.

  1. Speculant
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    Speculant GBAtemp Regular

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    It has the potential to emulate every single console up to the PS1/N64. Link.

    Specs:

    # ARM® Cortex™-A8 600Mhz+ CPU running Linux
    # 430-MHz TMS320C64x+™ DSP Core
    # PowerVR SGX OpenGL 2.0 ES compliant 3D hardware
    # 800x480 4.3" 16.7 million colours touchscreen LCD
    # Wifi 802.11b/g, Bluetooth & High Speed USB 2.0 Host
    # Dual SDHC card slots & SVideo TV output
    # Dual Analogue and Digital gaming controls
    # 43 button QWERTY and numeric keypad
    # Around 10+ Hours battery life

    The CPU has successfully been overclocked to 800Mhz...exciting! I pre-ordered mine, should be arriving mid-late October.
     
  2. DunkrWunkah

    DunkrWunkah GBAtemp's Official Dunkr

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    Only the screen is kind of small. I think smaller screens are better suited to older consoles like the snes and such.
     
  3. celeron53

    celeron53 GBAtemp Regular

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    Looks pretty cool, but why does it have a stylus?? [​IMG]
     
  4. thaddius

    thaddius Charmander is not pleased.

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    For the touchscreen...
     
  5. Jackreyes

    Jackreyes Newbie

    Hang on... this still isn't out yet?
    I think it was announced like September 2008, due for a March 2009 release or something initially...
    Then it was set back to maybe May, inbetween these times I pre-ordered.
    In I think it was September LAST YEAR I cancelled my order because I was sick of waiting.
    Do yourselves a favour and cancel your orders.
    You could get something from http://www.dynamism.com
    A Viliv S5 perhaps, far better specs, runs Windows OS' and actually exists.
     
  6. TwinRetro

    TwinRetro Former Staff

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    Hiatus Hell

    The resolution is still 800x600. Plenty for any modern handheld console.
     
  7. thaddius

    thaddius Charmander is not pleased.

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    It's out already. The first batch shipped earlier this year. The second batch is scheduled to be shipped out this fall.
     
  8. Speculant
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    Speculant GBAtemp Regular

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    The Viliv S5 is $650, the Pandora is $330. Doesn't take a genius to guess which one is better.
     
  9. dilav

    dilav GBAtemp Maniac

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    Pandora is a lot slower...
    Theres pros and con of both... pandora is a actual portable game system with joysticks/d-pads, compared to a full on computer.
     
  10. Wombo Combo

    Wombo Combo That Ain't Falco

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    Only thing I don't like about the viliv N5 other than the price is that it comes with Windows 7 Starter I wish you could put Professional on it.
     
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