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History of video games/Platforms/Dingoo

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History[edit | edit source]

Dingoo Digital logotype.

A320[edit | edit source]

The Dingoo A320 was released in early 2009 in China.[1][2] Shortly after release, the company split, and two slightly incompatible versions of the A320 were briefly made, causing great confusion emerging from their similarity and misinformation spread about the consoles.[3]

The Dingoo A320 cost around $70-$100 US Dollars or 70 British pounds.[4][2][3]

A330[edit | edit source]

The Dingoo A330 was released in mid 2010 and sold for about $110.[5]

A380[edit | edit source]

The Dingoo A380 was released by December 2012 for $130, where it faced an increasingly competitive market.[6]

Dingoo manufacturing ended sometime between 2013 and 2014.[7]

A320 Technology[edit | edit source]

Compute[edit | edit source]

The Dingoo A320 is powered by a Ingenic Semiconductor JZ4732 MIPS architecture CPU clocked at 360 megahertz.[3]

The Dingoo A320 contains 32 megabytes of RAM clocked at 112 megahertz.[3] Depending on the make, the orignal clock speed of the RAM is either 166 megahertz, or 133 megahertz.[3]

Hardware[edit | edit source]

The Dingoo A320 has four gigabytes of built in flash storage.[4][3] The system also supports expansion via a MiniSD card slot.[4]

The Dingoo A320 uses a 2.8 inch screen with a resolution of 320 by 240 pixels, and supports AV output over an RCA cable.[3][4][8]

The Dingoo has an internal microphone.[3] The Dingoo has a built in FM radio and antenna.[4]

The Dingoo has an internal battery rated at 3.7 volts and a capacity of either 1700 milliamp hours or 1800 milliamp hours for a run time of around seven hours.[3]

Software[edit | edit source]

The Dingoo being made to run Linux.

The Dingoo A320 runs µC/OS-II natively.[9]

The Dingoo interface is similar to the Sony XrossMediaBar.[8] The Dingoo can play flash animations.[4]

A330 Technology[edit | edit source]

The Dingoo A330 is an upgraded HK model A320 with upgraded RAM and a new wireless receiver.[5]

Compute[edit | edit source]

The Dingoo A330 is powered by a Ingenic Semiconductor JZ4732 CPU clocked at 336 megahertz.[5]

The Dingoo A330 has 64 megabytes of RAM.[10]

Hardware[edit | edit source]

The Dingoo A330 2.8 inch LCD has a resolution of 320 by 240 pixels.[5]

The Dingoo A330 has four gigabytes of flash storage and a mini-SD card slot.[5]

The Dingoo has a built in 2.4 gigahertz wireless receiver for use with a controller.[5]

Software[edit | edit source]

The Dingoo A330 runs version 1.2 of the Native O/S.[5]

A380 Technology[edit | edit source]

Compute[edit | edit source]

The Dingoo A380 is powered by a Ingenic Semiconductor JZ4755 dual core CPU clocked at 500 megahertz.[11]

The Dingoo A380 has 64 megabytes of RAM.[12]

Hardware[edit | edit source]

The A380 has four gigabytes of integrated flash storage.[12] The A380 has a TF Card slot for expandable storage.[6]

The A380 LCD has a resolution of 400 by 240 pixels.[12] The A380 has PAL only AV output.[6]

The A380 has built radios for Wi-Fi and FM radio capable of receiving channels between 76 megahertz to 108 megahertz.[12]

The A380 has a rechargeable lithium battery with four hours of battery life.[6][12]

Software[edit | edit source]

Emulators for the A380 often ran worse then on the A320, making that model somewhat less popular.[6]

References[edit | edit source]