Anbernic RG353V Handheld Game Console with RK3566 Launches for $113+

Anbernic’s latest handheld game console is a model that looks a bit like a Game Boy if Nintendo’s classic handheld console sported analog sticks and a few extra buttons. But there’s more to it Anbernic RG353V than its classic design.

Available for pre-order for $113+ from Anbernic Where AliExpressthis portable gaming system can dual boot Android and Linux, has two microSD card slots for removable storage, and should be able to run many classic console games via emulation, some modern Android games, or game streaming AAA from PC or cloud games. service.

The Anbernic RG353V features a 3.5-inch, 640 x 480 pixel IPS LCD touchscreen, dual analog sticks, D-Pad, action buttons and four shoulder triggers. There’s also a vibration motor for haptic feedback during gaming.

Under the hood, it’s powered by a 1.8GHz Rockchip RK3566 quad-core ARM Cortex-A55 processor with Mali-G52 2EE graphics. The system has 2GB of LPDDR4-1056 RAM and 32GB of eMMC 5.1 storage, and Anbernic bundles the system with a 16GB microSD card. You can also pay extra for an additional microSD card or provide your own (the reader supports cards up to 512 GB).

Other features include WiFi 5 and Bluetooth 4.2 support, a mono speakerphone, HDMI and 3.5mm audio ports, and two USB Type-C ports (one for data and one for data). feed). Anbernic says the handheld’s 3200mAh battery should provide up to 6 hours of battery life.

If these specs sound familiar, that’s because the hardware is almost identical to the Anbernic RG353P launched earlier this year. But while that model had a landscape design with controllers on either side of the screen, the new RG353V is designed for portrait orientation.

Anbernic has also introduced a less capable version called the RG353VS aimed at price-conscious buyers. Pricing starts at just $90 for this model, but you’re sacrificing a lot to save a few bucks.

The Anbernic RG353VS only has 1GB of RAM, has no touchscreen, and has no eMMC storage, so it only comes with a 16GB microSD card loaded with an OS based on Linux. Android is not supported.

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