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Retroid Pocket 2.5 PCB + RP2 Plus Available October 29! (Updated)

UPDATE (October 29): Appears the launch was not ready and has been delayed to October 30. UPDATE(October 27) : It looks like the fully assembled Retroid Pocket 2 Plus (2.5) will also launch on October 29 for $99. Honestly the fully assembled version is a much better deal than the PCB Upgrade especially when it comes with a touch screen!  It looks like the Retroid Pocket 2.5 (DIY) PCB Upgrade will be available for $65 + Shipping on October 29. This is certainly a cheaper way to upgrade your Retroid Pocket 2 to a 5x faster device that can handle up to GameCube emulation than the alternative of buying a new device of equal performance for $200+. No word on when fully assembled RP2s will be sold but the DIY PCB Upgrade will be available in 3 short days.  Under the DIY section, there is already the option to buy replacement shells and buttons of various colo

Miyoo Mini Upcoming Retro Handheld

*No known release date yet and Specs are assumptive.  We don't know a ton about the upcoming Miyoo Mini other than it will be small and have "estimated specs" of 2.8 inch 4:3  IPS 640x480 LCD screen, 1.2-1.5 GHz Cortex A7 SoC, ARM Quad Core CPU, 500 MHz Mali-400 MP2 GPU, 512MB DDR3 RAM, and Internal/External MicroSD for storage. BittBoy products are often of questionable quality in my experience so I am only mildly curious about this handheld for now. Price will be everything with this one and needs to start out under $50. What it has going for it is that it's highly pocketable, the screen looks nice and the Miyoo Mini is still big enough to actually play unlike some of the even tinier micro handhelds out there.  From videos, the screen actually looks pretty good in my opinion. The colors look rich and vibrant. Smaller than the original BittBoy but the screen gets more space.  Based on the video posted by timeisart on Discord, I'm not reall