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[OBSOLETE] Retroid Pocket 2 Review

[Previous Update: December 18, 2020... Due to the low price of the Retroid Pocket 2 Plus (RP2+, the original Retroid Pocket 2 is in effect now obsolete. See RP2+ Review . GoRetroid.com site has now removed the original RP2 from sales... Following review remains as it was in 2020...] -- JAN 2022 Retroid Pocket 2 Review  - $84.99 Score 💖 8.5/10 The Good 🔥Price 👍Build Quality   👍Handles PS1/PSP/N64 Well 👍Comfortable Form Factor 👍Great Customer Service  The Bad 👎Android 8 Is Buggy 😬Plastic Material Feels Slick  💩Retroid OS is a Mess 👎Takes a Lot of Tweaking  👎Delivery Is Slow  👎Face Buttons Are a Bit Small All in all, for the price there aren't many complaints about this system. While its not my favorite handheld, its very close and I find myself using it more and more the longer I have it. I'd definitely suggest buying one or two at the current price because they will not be in production forever. There are some flaws with the system but it really gives us

Upcoming Handheld Game Consoles (December 2020/ January 2021)

2020 has been an exciting time for emulation systems and it looks like we'll be headed into 2021 with some momentum to with a few systems still yet to be out before the end of the year. Here's what's likely available soon:  Digidock 2 Gameforce RK3326 DragonBox Pyra GKD Mini FunKey S ESP32 Mini Game Box RG351M (Rumored Dec/January) GPD Win 3 (Pre-Orders start in January).   I'd love to test them all but if I was choosing interest just for myself personally I'm keeping an eye on the Digidock 2 mainly for the DIY factor where you can set it up with your choice of hardware and software. Is it worth the cost? I don't have the answer for that yet.  The Gameforce RK3326 interests me mainly on aesthetics at this point.  The RG351M will be a day 1 purchase for me as soon as Abernic makes it available.