GPD XD – Cheap Hand Held Android Gaming

The GPD XD is a cheap foldable Android Gaming Device that supports Emulators and perfect for Retro Games

SpecsGpd XD
ChipsetRockchip RK3288, 1.8GHz Quad Core
GPU: Mali-T764 @ 600MHz
MemoryRAM: 2 GB DDR3
ROM: 32 GB
MicroSD up to 128 GB
OSAndroid 4.4 KitKat
Display5.0 inch, Hitachi H-IPS
1280 x 720 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 450nits brightness, 1000:1 Contrast
CamerasNone
ConnectivityWiFi 802.11 b/g/n
ControllersJapan Alps 3D Joystick, Japan Omron micro switch,
Featuresbuilt-in Key Mapping Function, Universal Games Simulator (N64,PSP,GBA, PS1 formats etc...), built-in PC Cloud Gaming Platform
SensorsGravity
Dimensions155 x 89 x 24cm
Weight: 300g
Interface1x 3.5mm Audio Jack
1x Micro USB 2.0 (charging and data)
1x Mini HDMI
1x TF-Card Slot
Battery6000mAh (typical usage 6 hrs)
AC 110-220V 50/60HZ
DC 5V 2A output

Where to Buy?

GPD XD (64gb version) at $221

Highlight of GPD XD:

  • Foldable, Ultra Portable Design
  • Similar Design to Nintendo 3DS
  • Universal Emulator Support(multiple titles supported)
  • 2 GB RAM and 32 GB Storage at stock (expandable)
  • Japan ALPS 3D Joystick, Japan Omron Switch
  • built-in Key Mapping Function
  • Mini HDMI output
  • 5.0 inch, Hitachi H-IPS, 720p HD
  • 6000mAh battery

The GPD XD is an All-in one Hand held Gaming Android Tablet that supports multiple Emulators and Formats and is able to run old and newer titles. The tablet has similar aesthetics and design to the Nintendo 3DS and can easily fit to your pocket. Also supports the same formats with the older GPD Q9 but offers a slightly larger battery, Japan made 3D Joystick controllers and a much higher 720p HD Display.

The best aspect of the GPD XD is it’s size, the Ultra Portable design allows it to be carried anywhere for gaming-on-the-go. Furthermore, GPD has boasted built in PC Cloud Gaming support and Universal Format Support for all gaming titles (OLD or NEW, PSP, PS1, PS2 etc…). All titles are supported natively with the device.

Fans of retro games rejoice, the GPD XD is the ultimate gaming companion. If you fancy hand held gaming, then the GPD XD is probably your best choice. Although it may lack certain features such as built-in Camera, or more Connectivity options, the device is still a very good alternative to the PSP or the Nintendo 3DS.

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