It is often the case that any screen measurement under 11-inches will probably be discovered on a smartphone or pill. It is true we used to have 10-inch netbooks, however they’ve just about disappeared. Now GPD is trying to fill a hole it sees out there with a Windows 10 laptop computer that solely has a 7-inch display. It is referred to as the GPD Pocket.
GPD is not new to the market, and might be best-recognized for its GPD XD. This 5-inch Android handheld runs nearly any recreation you throw at it from the NES proper as much as the Dreamcast utilizing emulators. The corporate additionally launched the GPD Win (operating Windows 10) final yr after a profitable Indiegogo campaign.
The GPD Win apparently highlighted to GPD that, “some handheld recreation gamers are additionally the followers of laptop computer [sic].” So the GPD Pocket was born, providing a “laptop computer which could be put into the pocket.”
- 7-inch IPS Gorilla Glass 3 touchscreen display
- Intel Atom x7-Z8700 Cherry Path processor
- 4GB RAM
- 128GB flash drive
- 7,000mAh battery
- Windows 10 or Ubuntu 16.04
- Qwerty keyboard
- USB Sort-C, USB, HDMI, and headphone jack
The display will use a very skinny bezel in order to maintain the general measurement of the unit to a minimal. As you possibly can see from the prototype image, there isn’t a touchpad on the unit, however a Thinkpad-fashion pointing stick as an alternative. Once more, it will reduce the general measurement of the device.
As with the GPD Win, the GPD Pocket is predicted to have an Indiegogo marketing campaign to boost funds and act as a pre-order system (in all probability beginning sooner or later in February). The 5-inch GPD Win value $330, so we should always in all probability anticipate a price north of $350 for the GPD Pocket.
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