The RG99 is a new portrait mode handheld that has recently appeared on AliExpress. It shares the same shell as the RG300 so you’d be forgiven for thinking it’s a rebrand or clone. But under the plastic exterior, the RG99 isn’t what it looks like.
Obscure Handhelds Update Q3 2019
I thought it might be useful to give a rundown of what’s happening currently. What’s available, what’s coming soon, what’s never coming out etc.
Let’s start with….
The RG300 Gets The IPS Screen That It Deserves
In my review of the RG300 I was mildly critical of the TFT panel that they used. For a JZ4760B handheld it was perfect in almost every way apart from the lack lustre screen. A few weeks later there was a new version released with a slightly better panel, but it wasn’t really worth the …
Is the RG300 King Of The JZ4760B Handhelds?
Despite being almost 10 years old, the JZ4760/B SoC from Ingenic is currently living it up in a whole host of different handheld systems. It’s said that they can currently be had for as little as $5 with a large enough order, so it’s hardly surprising that this capable little chip is so prevalent at the moment.
Is This The Long Awaited RetroMini v2 aka RetroPlus? Update: No, It Isn’t! :D
Not by name perhaps – but this thing sure looks familiar.
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