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Chinese PMP brings the Game Boy back

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Game King’s PMP

This Shenzhen Mymedia PMP, created by Game King, combines portable media with Nintendo’s Game Boy Advance and other Game Boy devices. As if looking like a Game Boy weren’t enough, it can actually play Game Boy and Game Boy Color games!

In addition to Game Boy games, it also supports 8-bit FC/NES. Now onto the PMP part of the player, it supports both video and audio. For video, MPEG-4 and AVI formats at 25fps; for audio, MP3, WMA, AMR, WAV, PCM and ADPCM audio files. Other formats include JPEG, GIF, BMP images and TXT. An unusual feature is that it can playback audio in male or female voices with 8 different sound effects. It can also act like a voice recorder and a mass storage device.

Additionally, it sports a 2.5 TFT LCD screen with a resolution of 320×240. It comes in a few different models including 512Mb, 1GB and 2GB, it can also be expanded by SD slot for an additional 2GB. However, no word on pricing or availability as of yet.

Read [PMP Today]

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