The Powkiddy X18 Is Another Clamshell Android Handheld

GPD haven’t had much competition when it comes to clamshell handhelds. Over the past few years they’ve done an excellent job of cornering the market with high quality devices spanning most niches from Android gaming and Windows gaming to general computing and even IT support with the upcoming GPD Micro.

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GPD Win 2 Up For Pre-Order – $753 Shipped From Fasttech

The GPD Win 2 hit a whole bunch of Chinese stores today, available for pre-order only. By far the cheapest, as usual, is Fasttech who are taking pre-orders at $753 using coupon code “MAP”. The IndieGoGo site implies that shipping will be at some point in May, but we all know how these things go … Read more

GPD Smashes Targets Again With Their Metal Body UMPC

GPD’s new Indiegogo campaign has been open only a few hours and they’ve almost reached their $200k target already. The GPD Pocket is a 7 inch magnesium alloy clad UMPC which borrows its design heavily from the era of the Sony Vaio P. The UMPC and Netbook suffered early deaths when Tablets hit the market, and for me this is a welcome return of a neat and capable form factor. It can run both Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 but looking at their campaign, you must choose which OS you would like before you order.

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GPD WIN – First Prototype Video Emerges

It seems GPD are more or less on track according to the timeline they posted when the Indiegogo project went live. We’re now in June and GPD have at least one working prototype unit made. The video below was posted on Youku and Youtube today, and it shows a working prototype unit playing what I … Read more

GPD Are Back With Something A Little Different, The GPD WIN // UPDATE: Target Smashed!

  It started in December 2015 as a bit of back and forth between GPD staff and the community of the Dingoonity boards – talk of the possibility in them building a Windows 10 handheld. Some (very) rough ideas were posted by the GPD team and discussion begun. 61 pages later and things have really begun to take shape. The project is … Read more

GPD XD Now Shipping, Lowest Price Now At GearBest! UPDATE: Read Comments First.

During my usual Sunday morning perusal of the China web stores I noticed that one of my favourite shops is now shipping the GPD XD, and what’s more they have the cheapest price I’ve seen for the 32GB model in both Blue and Black. Gearbest are now shipping the 32GB model for $141.09. Click the … Read more