Orion4874
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GCW Zero - New Open Source Handheld

Wed Jan 09, 2013 3:18 am

A new open source 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.

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Specs:
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: 256 MB DDR2
Internal storage: 8 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: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gcw ... g-handheld

Main website: http://www.gcw-zero.com/

Zero forums at Dingoonity: http://boards.dingoonity.org/gcw-zero/

The Dingoonity forums has a lot of info about the Zero including videos, pics and reviews by members that have already recieved units.
If you're a follower of the open source scene consider backing the Zero and help keep the scene alive!

2bit
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Re: GCW Zero - New Open Source Handheld

Wed Jan 09, 2013 5:28 am

:o :( wtf ?! No mention of how you used the Open Pandora boards as a prime source ? No apologizing for basically Spamming this here forum ? I do however appreciate open source .

Orion4874
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Re: GCW Zero - New Open Source Handheld

Wed Jan 09, 2013 6:05 am

What are you talking about? I used Dingoonity as the source for one thing and this thread is in the off topic section so how is it spam exactly? I also own both of them btw.

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Re: GCW Zero - New Open Source Handheld

Wed Jan 09, 2013 6:25 am

2bit wrote::o :( wtf ?! No mention of how you used the Open Pandora boards as a prime source ? No apologizing for basically Spamming this here forum ? I do however appreciate open source .
2bit - it's the moderators job to maintain decorum, and sort out spamming. Please leave it to them.
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2bit
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Re: GCW Zero - New Open Source Handheld

Wed Jan 09, 2013 6:30 am

Yes , sorry . I should try too watch myself .

2bit
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Re: GCW Zero - New Open Source Handheld

Wed Jan 09, 2013 7:16 am

Ok maybe I was a tad extreme calling it spamming ( and over stepping ) . Sorry didn't mean to ruin this thread .

Orion4874
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Re: GCW Zero - New Open Source Handheld

Wed Jan 16, 2013 4:30 am

Update

They have decided to double the RAM to 512mb and internal storage to 16gb.

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