The model has clickable sliders with Hall effect sensor technology
A retroide announced a new laptop for its catalog, the Retroide pocket cover, the company is known for making portable consoles with Android. The new model is the company’s first foldable, in the style of the Nintendo DS/3DS. It will go on sale at the end of this month, its starting price will be between US$159 and US$164 and it will have discounts for the first few days.
The Retroid Pocket Flip is powered by an octa-core Unisoc Tiger T618 processor and a Mali G52 GPU. It has 4 GB of LPDDR4 memory and 128 GB of eMMC storage. Its touch screen is 4.7 inches with a resolution of 750 x 1334 pixels and a brightness of 450 nits. One of the main features of this model is the presence of active cooling.
The operating system present in Flip is Android 11, which allows you to run several games native to the platform, in addition to the use of emulators and game streaming applications, such as Xbox Cloud Gaming and GeForce Now.
The body of the device contains the traditional buttons, with two clickable sliders (L3/R3) with Hall effect sensor technology (no drift occurs) instead of the analog directional buttons and M1 and M2 at the top. There is a microphone included in the device as well as a 1w sound output.
It has a USB-C connection for charging and has a MicroHDMI to connect the device to televisions and monitors. It also has a 3.5mm audio output and a micro SD card slot.
The model supports WiFi 2.4/5GHz 802.11 b/g/n/ac and also Bluetooth 5.0, has a 5000 mAh battery with fast charging support. The dimensions of the model are 139 x 82 x 25.4 mm, with a weight of 270 grams.
The Retroid Pocket Flip begins to be sold tomorrow (21) directly on the company’s official website. It will be sold in five colors: Sport Red (Limited Edition Pre-order), Watermelon, Black, Indigo and 16 BIT US Check below for the price of each model.
Retroid Pocket Flip Prices
Sport Red (Limited Edition) and Watermelon: $164
Black, Indigo, and 16-bit US: $159
Retroid offers $10 discount coupons for purchases between March 21 and 24 and $5 coupons for purchases between March 25 and 28, improving the price of previous models.
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