Saturday, September 6, 2008

GP2X WIZ is almost here--- portable Linux Gaming

This is the awesome linux based handheld that will make Nintendo DS and PSP owners cry, imagine tons of free games as well as Nintendo 8 bit, SNES, Gameboy, Gameboy Advance, NeoGeo, TurboGrafx/16, Atari Lynx, Atari 2600, Atari 400/800/5200, Sega Genesis / MegaDrive and MAME emulation , toss in movie and mp3 playback and you have one awesome device.

Here are the specs from the Wikipedia article...

Chipset: MagicEyes Pollux System-on-a-Chip
CPU: 533MHz ARM9 3D Accelerator
NAND Flash ROM: 1 GB
Operating System: GNU/Linux-based OS
Storage: SD Card
Connection to PC: USB 2.0 High Speed
USB Host: USB 2.0
Power: Internal 2000mAh Lithium Polymer Battery
Display: 320×240 2.8 inch OLED Touch Screen
Microphone Input
Physical size: 121 mm wide, 61 mm high, 18 mm deep
Weight: 98 g (without battery), 136 g (with battery)

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