Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Android-based PS Vita look alike is the Yinlips YDPG18

  1. #1
    Retired WiiHacks Staff peire's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Location
    England,Liverpool (land of the scousers)
    Posts
    6,674
    Thanks
    980
    Thanked 1,377 Times in 1,137 Posts
    Blog Entries
    10

    Android-based PS Vita look alike is the Yinlips YDPG18



    If you can't wait until February to get your hands on the PS Vita... we still wouldn't recommend buying this Android-powered Chinese knockoff. Not under any circumstances.
    Because while the Yinlips YDPG18 may look a lot like the PS Vita, really it's a Xperia Play-esque experience with a load of retro games, Engadget reports. And to be honest, the name alone should be enough to turn you off.
    So what kind of specs are we talking? The website lists Android 2.2/2.3 (that's Froyo/Gingerbread -- either upgradable from one to the other, or Yinlips itself isn't sure which it ships with), and there's a 5-inch screen with a fairly naff 800x480-pixel resolution, as well as Vita-style analogue controls.
    For connecting, it has HDMI and Wi-Fi, and inside is a single-core 1.2GHz processor, which isn't going to set the gaming world alight, especially with a mediocre 512MB of RAM. There's also a 5-megapixel rear camera, as well as a front-facer.
    But of course it's the games that make any console. And to its credit, it does come with a few console emulators, including NES, Gameboy, SNES, Gameboy Advance, N64 and PlayStation One, though you can get your hands on those on any decently powered Android phone.
    There's a gravity sensor (read: accelerometer), so any Android games with motion-sensitive controls will work without a snag. Unless they need a later version of Android than 2.3. Perhaps unsurprisingly, there's no Vita-esque touch panel on the back. There's no price listed, but to be honest we'd leave well alone if we were you.
    This has to be in the running for lookalike of the year, although it can't hold a candle to the entire fake Apple Store. Have you seen any other gadgets looking suspiciously like another recently? Head on over to ourFacebook page, or let us know in the comments below.




    source:cnet.co.uk
    thanks to bmarlo for this signature


  2. #2
    Retired Staffer bmarlo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Sydney,Australia
    Posts
    5,944
    Thanks
    977
    Thanked 1,702 Times in 1,315 Posts
    Blog Entries
    4
    Yinlips! Lmao...



Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •