Retroid Pocket 3 Design Screenshots

'Timeisart' recently posted the design screenshots for the Retroid Pocket 3 on Discord and they look interesting. The design appears to have a micro-HDMI out so we can probably assume video out will continue with the RP3 and instead of a weird slider as the right thumb stick, they both appear to be proper thumb sticks this time. Start/Select being on top isn't the greatest choice which could make some old school games awkward but all and all the design looks pretty good. 

There's not much in the way of information on the system. I had contacted the company a couple months back who verified the RP3 was in the pre-production phase and should be released at some point this year. (Possibly October)...

The main two competitors for this will likely be the KTR1 and "199" Handheld although the likelihood of either of those being released soon seems questionable. 

There's also talk of a Retroid Pocket 2.5 being released this year as well. While not everyone loves Android handhelds, fir well under $100 the Retroid Pocket 2 was an excellent buy and I expect the price of this one to be reasonable as well. 

While it's not completely necessary, hopefully they use a touch screen this time, ditch the Retroid OS and use a much newer version of Android. If they do that and keep the price reasonable it's a Day 1 buy from me. 

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