The DroidBOX PlayOn GPD is essentially a quad-core portable gaming device that can emulate most classic consoles, and it’s being offered for just $230.90 shipped, this week only. Unlike many competitors, this Android-powered mini computers don’t suffer under the strain of bloatware and add-ons that are often out of date and of questionable legality. Featuring a Cortex-A17 1.8GHz processor, a 4Kx2K H.264/H.265(10-bit) video decoder GPU, ARM Mali-T764 3D graphics acceleration hardware, 2GB RAM and 32GB of built-in storage. Product page. Continue reading for an unboxing and hands-on video as well as more information.
“Ultimately, this is a portable retro games console that is simple to use, has an excellent screen and control set – there is no better way to indulge in some classics. Battery life seems reasonable, and there are many options for content that make it easy to use. Some technical knowledge of emulators is beneficial, but not essential,” said one reviewer. More information.