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Old 01-10-2013, 12:29 AM   #1
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New Linux Gaming Handheld, GCW Zero on Kickstarter

Hi guys, I didn't see a Linux gaming forum here so I hope this is the right section for this post.
A new open source Linux based handheld is launching on Kickstarter, the GCW Zero.
The Zero is more or less the successor to the GPH and Dingoo handhelds created by, Justin Barwick, a member of the Dingoonity forums.

CPU: Ingenic JZ4770 1 GHz MIPS processor
GPU: Vivante GC860, capable of OpenGL ES 2.0
Display: 3.5 inch LCD with 320x240 pixels; 4:3 aspect ratio is ideal for retro gaming
Operating System: Linux 3.x (OpenDingux)
Memory: 512 MB DDR2
Internal storage: 16 GB, most of which is available for applications and data
External storage: micro SDHC up to 32 GB or micro SDXC of 64 GB (SDXC cards must be reformatted before use)
Connectivity: Mini USB 2.0 OTG
Mini HDMI 1.3 out
3.5 mm (mini jack) A/V port for earphone and analog TV-out
Audio: Stereo speakers, mono microphone
Other: Accelerometer (g-sensor) and vibration motors
Wireless: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz, can connect to access point or direct device-to-device
Dimensions: 143 * 70 * 18 mm
Weight: 8 oz / 225 g
Battery: 2800 mAh

Kickstarter Page:

Main website:

Zero forums at Dingoonity:

Related Videos:

The Dingoonity forums has a lot of info about the Zero including videos, pics and reviews by members that have already recieved units.
I'm not affiliated with the Zero team at all, I'm just a retro gaming and open source enthusiast so I hope this doesn't come off as spam.
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Last edited by Orion4874; 01-15-2013 at 10:49 PM. Reason: Specs have been changed and added link to vids of unit in action
Old 01-15-2013, 10:47 PM   #2
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Just fyi, they've decided to double the RAM to 512mb and internal storage to 16gb.


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