Yep, it’s happening. The Dragonbox Pyra has reached the next level and is now available to pre-order. Down payments are being taken at ED’s shop, with remainders to be paid when the unit is available to ship. The final pricing looks like this, with 330 EUR and 400 EUR being taken as down payments for the standard edition the mobile edition respectively.
Pyra Preorder (Standard Edition, 2GB RAM) – 595 EUR incl. VAT
Pyra Preorder (Standard Edition, 4GB RAM) – 630 EUR incl. VAT
Pyra Preorder (Mobile Ed., US, 2GB RAM) – 714 EUR incl. VAT
Pyra Preorder (Mobile Ed. , US-Ver., 4GB RAM) – 745 EUR incl. VAT
Pyra Preorder (Mobile Ed., EU-Vers., 2GB RAM) – 714 EUR incl. VAT
Pyra Preorder (Mobile Ed., EU-Vers., 4GB RAM) – 745 EUR incl. VAT
Mobile editions differ from the standard editions by adding a Sim card slot, as well as GPS, Altometer, hygrometer, barometer and compass.
For anyone not following this project, the final specs look like this:
- Texas Instruments OMAP 5 SoC
- 2x ARM Cortex-A15 @ 1.5Ghz with NEON SIMD
- 2x ARM Cortex-M4
- PowerVR™ SGX544-MP2
- Vivante GC320 2D Accelerator
- 2GB or 4GB RAM, 32GB internal eMMC
- 720p 5″ LCD
- High-Quality speakers, analog volume wheel
- Headset-Port, Built-in-Mic, HDMI Video Out
- Ultra-portable: approx. 139 x 87 x 32 mm*
- Huge battery for a long battery life (6000mAh)
- Gaming controls (DPad, 4 shoulder buttons, 6 face buttons)
- Two accurate analog controls with push-button
- QWERTY keyboard with backlight
- Integrated Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n (2,4 and 5GHz) and Bluetooth 4.1
- Dual SDXC card slots, one internal MicroSDXC card slot
- 2x Full-size USB 2.0 Host (one can be used as eSATA-with a small adaptor), 1x Micro USB 3.0, 1x Micro USB (Debug and Charging)
- USB 3.0, 1x Micro USB (Debug and Charging)
- Fully configurable RGB-LEDs for notifications
- Optional: 3G/4G and GPS module, various sensors
There’s still no fixed date for shipping, although ED has said the first ones will begin to ship out this year.
To get your pre-order in, head on over to ED’s shop.
Thanks to Victor for sending this in.