Take note Nintendo, China is hot on your heels again.
China is very well-known for making or producing some technology and hardware that mimicks everything from the lastest iphone to the next handheld console aka knock-offs. From a distance, this photograph shows a machine not too dissimilar to the Nintendo 3DS XL. This machine has been made by Jin Xing, who was also known for making ‘replica’ handheld consoles, like the PSP clone back in 2010. This machine is called the JXD S5100, it comes with a 5-inch 800×480 resolution display, ARM A9 processor, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of ROM. It cost around $130, according to the website.
Aside from not having your double screens, it does have more or less the same circle pad and buttons and is identical to Nintendo’s upcoming 3DS XL handheld. It comes complete with a rear camera on the back, but it’s unknown what megapixel it is. It will be running Android 2.3.4 and has a selection of apps like Sina Weibo, Youku and has Wi-Fi. With the JXD S5100, users can watch video online, chat on an instant messenger, listen to music and even shop online.
There’re two versions. The low-end version costs 599 yuan (around $97), and the high-end version is at 799 yuan (around $130). The low-end version sports a resistive touchscreen with two fingers multi-touch support, has a 2500 mAh of battery and a 0.3 megapixel camera, and missing out a HDMI out; the high-end version has a capacitive touchscreen with five fingers multi-touch support, HDMI port, a 3400 mAh battery and a 2.0 megapixel camera. Nintendo’s original 3DS XL will first launch in Japan and Europe on the 28th July, retailing at £179.99 in the UK.
Via MIC Gadget