'Droid X360' handheld console runs Android 4.0 in a PS Vita-style shell
Tuesday, 24 July 2012
The existence of knockoff consoles from China isn't exactly big news at this point, but we thought this one went a little further than most. The excellently-named Droid X360, from Shenzhen Xunlong, essentially amounts to a PlayStation Vita running Android 4.0. While the case looks nearly identical to Sony's latest handheld, the internals are in line with a smartphone — you'll find a 1.5GHz processor, 512MB RAM, and a 5-inch 800 x 480 display. It actually beats the Vita in some areas, too, with a 2-megapixel rear-facing camera and 8GB internal storage, though it doesn't look like there's a rear touchpad. Instead, you'll find a bright green Android logo.
Of course, its Android base means it should be an ideal platform for emulators, with...