It’s been a while since we heard anything from Yinlips, and even longer since they released anything worth getting excited about. Whether or not their newest addition changes that probably depends a lot on your priorities in a handheld.
RockChip and Yinlips News From The HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair
Videos from this year’s HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics fair are being uploaded to Youtube thick and fast, and as usual Charbax from armdevices.net is there to interrogate the staff at all of our favourite manufacturers booths. One such video comes from the RockChip booth where we find out a bit more about some of the projects that they are working on from Vice President Chen Feng.
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Yinlips Joins The GamePad Party
Hot on the heels of JXD’s new models comes word of two new machines from Yinlips. Actually, info on the YDPG27 has been floating around for a while – but now we also have info on another new and previously unseen model, the YDPG29. Word has it that both consoles are running Sunplus GP3033 SoCs which are based on a single core Cortex A8, PowerVR SGX 531 GPU and 512MB RAM. This looks to be the same configuration used in the lower end JXD S7300A and 5600A models. Nothing to write home about, but perfectly capable of running most games on consoles pre-N64 and PS1 era.
Brian decided to pick up both machines and has kindly provided a couple of photos (including innards!) and a short comparison video of the two units.
Yinlips Replaces YDPG18A with… wait for it… the YDPG19!
And people think Nintendo updates the DS series a bit too often… Amateurs! Yinlips have updated their flagship Android gaming handheld. Following on the heels of their recently upgraded YDPG17, they have announced an upgrade to their 5″ offering, the new YDPG19. The G19 shares a lot of specs with its predecessor the G18A, in that it …
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And Here Come Yinlips With Their YDPG16 Follow Up
Just like JXD did with their S602, so Yinlips have with their YDPG17. It’s another incremental upgrade, probably not worth it for those who already have the G16, but for those looking to buy their first handheld from China you could do worse. What’s changed since the G16 (click to see my review)? Well not much, …