GPD XP Plus revealed with Dimensity 1200 and modular controllers

GPD, a gaming handheld company revealed its latest XP Plus equipped with a powerful processor and interesting take on its accessories.
GPD XP Plus revealed with Dimensity 1200 and modular controllers
The GPD XP PLUS

A new powerful handheld from GPD

Design-wise it looks bulky on its Dark Grey aluminum body just like its siblings. The difference however is the modular designed controllers. Unlike its traditional devices with two non-removable controllers, this one has 3 detachable gamepads with magnetic connectors. Although the renders show that only the right part is detachable and the left one isn't.
Detachable magnetic gamepads
Detachable magnetic gamepads

Each controller is made to be compatible with FPS games, MOBA games, or simply the usual Xbox layout for retro gaming. These gamepads also charge via magnetic contacts so users don't need to worry about their battery. They also won't fall off easily as these have 1.1kg tensile force.
Used in FPS mode
Used in FPS mode

As for the device, it has a huge LCD panel of 6.8-inch with a 720p resolution and a standard 60Hz refresh rate

At the helm, it is powered by MediaTek's 2021 flagship 6nm Dimensity 1200 with Mali-G77 MC9 GPU. It also boasts the HyperEngine 3.0 from the chipmaker for a better gaming experience. Alongside that, it is paired with 6GB LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB UFS 3.1 storage that provides faster read and write speed.

Meanwhile, it has a huge battery with a 7,000mAh capacity, the brand also intends to include a USB C 30W PD charger.

It only has a single camera meant for selfies and has a 5MP resolution.
The cooling feature
The cooling feature

Other info mentioned would be that its USB-C port can also work as DisplayPort 1.2 which means it can also be connected to bigger screens with up to 4K resolution. It also has a cooling system with a 47 x 58mm pure copper cooling fin and a 40 x 37mm air volume turbine cooling fan to keep the temperatures in check. Moreover, it has stereo speakers and a built-in key mapper tool for an immersive gaming experience.

For connectivity, despite that it is using a 5G SoC, it only supports 4G connectivity, it also has dual-band WiFi 6E, GPS, and a 3.5mm audio jack

The software side runs Android 11 with GPD Metro UI skin on top.

There are no official statements yet for its price and availability but you may preorder the handheld on Indiegogo.

What do you guys think?

Source: GPD
GPD XP Plus revealed with Dimensity 1200 and modular controllers GPD XP Plus revealed with Dimensity 1200 and modular controllers Reviewed by Telenor Editorial on April 04, 2022 Rating: 5

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