We already have for sale the powerful ANBERNIC RG556 an Android console oriented emulation and is capable of moving systems like PS2.
It stands out for novelty in this Anbernic the use of the UNISOC T820 processor that we could compare, although it would be a little below, with the MediaTek Dimensity 1100 that mounts the new Retroid Pocket 4pro. A chip capable of running even PS2 games and accompanied by 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of high-speed storage memory.
Its screen is also worth mentioning, since we have an AMOLED with FHD resolution that guarantees great image quality. The operating system is Android 13, with updates via OTA, so in addition to emulators we can install all kinds of games from the Play Store.
ANBERNIC RG556 Specifications
Inside the ANBERNIC RG556 we have as engine a UNISOC T820 processor manufactured in 6nm EUV. This chip is an Octa Core with an ARM Cortex-A76 processor that reaches 2.7GHz 3*A76@2.3GHz 4*A55@2.1GHz. The GPU is an ARM Mali-G57 that reaches 850 Mhz maximum speed, and note that this SoC comes with a fan to keep temperatures under control.
For RAM, we have a single version with 8 GB LPDDR4X at 2133 Mhz. Storage is 128 GB of high-speed UFS 2.2. We also have a micro SD card reader with support for up to 2 TB.
Display and other notable features
Its display is a 5.48-inch OCA touchscreen AMOLED with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and a maximum brightness of 500 nits.
We have Wi-Fi 5 wireless connectivity, Bluetooth 5.0, vibration motor, gyroscope, 3.5 mm audio jack and a USB-C for charging, data and DP video output. The battery is 5500 mAh with 10W charging and for audio we have a pair of speakers. As you can see, the controls are a D-Pad, stylus, a pair of analogue sticks with LED lighting and four triggers.
Price and availability
- The new ANBERNIC RG556 retro console can be purchased on an introductory offer on AliExpress from $189.99 including shipping.