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GP2X To Launch On 18th May 2006 - Preorders Being Taken

What: GP2X - The Linux-based handheld gaming and entertainment console is set to be officially launched in the UK on 18th May 2006. The GP2X is the successor to the GP32, the world's first open source gaming console that sold 32,000 units worldwide purely through word of mouth and recommendation.

When: 18th May 2006

Where: Preoders available through

Further details:
The GP2X packs an extremely powerful 240MHz dual-core processor, 64MB of RAM and 64MB of on-board NAND flash memory offering up to four times more power than the Nintendo DS. Alongside game, music and movies playback the device can read e-books and store and view photos. It incorporates SD memory card support for media and game playback and runs off just two AA batteries - offering up to six hours gameplay on a single battery charge.

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