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GP32 successor announced: -GPX2-

category: general [glöplog]
The seccessor of the Korean multimedia handheld GP32, which was released in 2001, was annouced lately.

It's called: GPX2.

Information about the specs: http://www.gpx2.com/product/product_main.asp and the main site is located here: http://www.gpx2.com/
added on the 2005-07-27 19:51:58 by freeze freeze
Inopia... some work for you ;)
added on the 2005-07-27 19:54:33 by keops keops
cool, they have prodcut information :)
added on the 2005-07-27 20:19:58 by Shifter Shifter
added on the 2005-07-27 21:51:52 by mrdoob mrdoob
added on the 2005-07-27 22:03:02 by N64 N64
"CPU which has 2D accelerator enables you enjoy games anytime anywhere".. wow super!!! das is ja noch besser als gizmondo :))))))
added on the 2005-07-27 22:20:10 by bartman bartman
GBAX.COM says:

July 27th: GPx2 Revealed! PRE-ORDER NOW!

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Dual CPU core, 2d Hardware, Linux OS, 8 buttons, Digital control, full media support, SD card support, 32M+64M internal memory, open source, numerous emulators, Price to be lower than current GP32!

Current GP32 price == £100-120 depending on the CPU clock.
Great... Finally got around to get me a GP32, now I have to wait AGAIN for the new version.. But good news nonetheless ;)
added on the 2005-07-27 23:04:14 by franky-- franky--
ajaj! Very good news. I loved GP32. Hope this is powerfull enough (it is ;) ) for someone to port vice to it :)
added on the 2005-07-28 09:05:42 by Proteque Proteque
franky: I don't think that the "old" GP32 will be worthless now. ;)
added on the 2005-07-28 18:18:47 by freeze freeze
I wonder if it will run first-gen GP32 software. It it did, this would be the ultimate portable device... If only sony didn't keep f*cking with the firmware for the PSP maybe they could claim the prize, but they won't, so this get the award in my book.
added on the 2005-07-28 20:31:48 by madcrow madcrow
i bet the koreans will be thrilled with your award!
added on the 2005-07-28 20:51:15 by skrebbel skrebbel
why does every new handheld need to look like a gameboy O_o
added on the 2005-07-28 21:45:40 by ph0x ph0x
Quote from Boozembly:

"There's a new Gp32 out, and we are fucking gonna rule this one. I don't care if it's one of fifty prods, but we are so gonna fucking rule it." - Sir Garbage Truck.
Please send Sir Garbagetruck my regards and a "Cheers!" :)
added on the 2005-07-29 11:53:10 by freeze freeze
This one is more of a portable media player, rather than a portable console. And as for first-gen gp32 software, I suppose most developers will simply port their emu's to the new system. The thing supports SDL, so porting existing linux emu's is very easy as well.
added on the 2005-07-29 12:27:01 by Inopia Inopia
aaargh!! great news. wow! wow! i _must_ have it..
added on the 2005-07-29 13:39:17 by giZMo^fr giZMo^fr
Yay Gizmo!! Please convince all farbrausch members to do a killer GPX2 demo, you already have as much reputation for PC Windows demos, so that alternative systems would be the next step, wouldn't it? :P
added on the 2005-07-29 18:35:09 by freeze freeze
Pff... it's crap.
Nothing like a Nintendo DS... and an official SDK.
I like it's concept and that. I'll think about it when I see it's graphics.
added on the 2005-07-29 21:38:48 by xernobyl xernobyl
Oh, so it has a double screen? And a touch screen? And of course the Nintendo DS also plays MPEG, MPEG4, DivX 3.11,4x,5x, XVID, MP3, OGG, WMA out of the box. As well as the Nintendo DS has a native Linux OS. And a development kit for everyone for free. And stuff.

Yeah, you're right. The GPX2 is just like the NDS after I thought about the facts!

added on the 2005-07-29 21:45:27 by freeze freeze
Do you really need it?
added on the 2005-07-30 04:29:04 by xernobyl xernobyl
I like clocks
added on the 2005-07-30 05:19:36 by sergeeo sergeeo
xernobyl: You don't need the GBA, PSP or even the demoscene. The only thing you need is food, water and sleep. Everything is entertainment, and what you make out of it, is your own thing.
added on the 2005-07-30 09:56:14 by freeze freeze

.. not that it's going to provide any competition for the DS or the PSP at all, but it's an interesting machine nonetheless. I quite enjoyed the first GP32 so I'll definitely get this one too, especially since it will launch at a lower price point than the current one.
added on the 2005-07-30 12:33:29 by a_lee_n a_lee_n


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