Gamers and Linux users that have been patiently waiting for the availability of the open source DragonBox Pyra handheld games console and pocket PC, will be pleased to know that it is now available to preorder priced from €330 upwards. After pre-orders you will receive a voucher for that amount off the full retail price.
Once the DragonBox Pyra officially launches it will be prices will start at around €500 exc VAT and the system will be powered by a TI OMAP 5 dual-core ARM COrtex-A15 processor supported by 2GB or 4GB of RAM.
The small pocket system is equipped with a 5 inch resistive touchscreen display offering a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and includes 32GB of eMMC storage that can be expanded further using the included dual microSDXC card slots.
Other features of the handheld games console includes connectivity via both Dual-band 802.11b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth 4.1 as well as providing 2 x full-sized USB 2.0 ports, 1 x micro USB 3.0 port + micro USB debugging/charging port, the system is also fitted with a 6,000 mAh replaceable battery.
* Pyra Standard Edition, 2GB RAM: 500 EUR without VAT (=595 EUR incl. VAT)
* Pyra Standard Edition, 4GB RAM: 529,41 EUR without VAT (=630 EUR incl. VAT)
* Pyra Mobile Edition, 2GB RAM: 600 EUR without VAT (=714 EUR incl. VAT)
* Pyra Mobile Edition, 4GB RAM: 626,05 EUR without VAT (=745 EUR incl. VAT)
For more information on the new DragonBox Pyra jump over to the official website for details following the link below.