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Retroid Pocket 3 Specs

Retroid Pocket 3 Updated Specs 8/4 (Price $119+)    https://www.goretroid.com/collections/frontpage/products/retroid-pocket-3-handheld-retro-gaming-system 1*A75/3*A55 CPU; 2-3x performance gain from RP2 Support Android 11 support 4.7 inch touch screen (16:9) Support 2GB+32GB/ 3GB+32GB storage Built-in 4000mAH battery Built-in official game launcher and emulator frontend Built-in official OTA support for incremental upgrading Only look we've had at the prototype so far (from Taki):  https://youtube.com/shorts/uJ62JyBps9M? Manufacturer: Moorechip Website: GoRetroid.com   Release Date: 8/4 (Pre-Order) Form Factor: Landscape OS: Android 11 SoC: UNISOC Tiger T310 CPU: Cortex-A75 (1X), Cortex-A55 (3X) CPU Cores: 4 CPU Threads: 4 CPU Clock: 1.8 GHz- 2.0 GHz Architecture: ARM GPU: PowerVR GE8300 GPU Clock: 800 MHz RAM: 2GB or 3GB DDR4  Screen: 16:9  4.7" IPS Touch-Screen (1334x750 Resolution) (325.61 PPI) Cooling: Fan, Ventilation  D-pad: Upper Cross Thumb-Sticks: Dual Lower Thumb-sti

Retroid Pocket 2 Funtastic Collection SOLD OUT!

Looks like the highly popular Retroid Pocket 2 Funtastic Collection has sold out on the manufacturer's site. The original colors are still available. I'll be curious if they plan to make more runs of the Funtastic models or will it be on to the Retroid Pocket 3 soon? 

Retroid Pocket 2 Android 8.1 v2 Install Guide Up (YouTube)

Hit the link below for the new guide (YouTube). Supposedly according to rumors on Reddit there is a custom OS in the works for the RP2. The Retroid Pocket 2 gets better all the time and is currently the best $80 expense in retro gaming.  https://youtu.be/NH9khdXWBcc

8 Great Android Games For The Retroid Pocket 2

There are some Android games that are an excellent match for the RP2. Sace being an issue on most people's RP2 setups I'm sticking with mostly sub 100MB games. *Note: To avoid running hot, turn Wi-Fi Off for some Android games. Text in some games is wonky in areas but the games are still playable. Perhaps upgrading to Android 8 will help one the problems with that are ironed out.  STARDEW VALLEY There are very few people who haven't heard about Stardew Valley. It's a knockoff of Harvest Moon but perhaps better than HM. The game works flawlessly with the Retroid Pocket 2 and autodetects the control setup from the start.  Doom & Destiny Doom & Destiny is a satirical RPG but pretty fun and a decent experience. There's a couple events where text is an issue on the RP2 but nothing game breaking. The game uses a classic JRPG battle system with standard turn based elements but also "hate" mixed in which causes the enemies more rage based on th

My Favourite Gaming Purchases of 2020: RG350P

2020 wasn't a bad year in gaming for me. I spent less focus on modern have and have gotten more and more into retro gaming. What really made 2020 special for me was discovering the RG350 line from Abernic.   Favourite Consoles Purchased : RG350P Retroid Pocket 2   Favorite Games Purchased : No More Heroes 1 & 2 (Switch) Okami HD (Switch) Favorite Apps Purchased : Dungeon Maker (Android) Dungeon Warfare 2 (Android) I can't say enough good things about the RG350 line. While the M model is a more solid build with better d-pad action I found myself simply liking the weight and feel of the RG350P. I spent $70 on it when it came out and don't regret the purchase at all. For the most part I use it for 8, 16 and 32 bit era gaming. While it can handle up to PS1, The RP2 handles that a little better.  You can't go wrong with any of the RG350 models. The original 350 has the left thumbstick above the d-pad while the P and M models have both thumbsticks at the botto