Anbernic RG505: a Switch with Android 12

2022 is the year of portable consoles. Only this year have the Logitech G CloudRazer Edge 5G, and of course, the new queen of the “handheld”, the Steam Deck from Valve hit the market. But not only the big brands in the industry have taken advantage of the rebirth of this type of video game console.

Alberni is one of those manufacturers that, although they are not very well known, are making a name for themselves in this market. In 2022 the brand launched several of the best portable consoles such as the Anbernic RG353M, and Anbernic RG353P and now it is committed to a model with an OLED screen. Of course, we are referring to the new Anbernic RG505, and below we will tell you all its details.

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Features of the Anbernic RG505 portable console

The Alberni RG505 is a console with Android 12 perfect for playing Nintendo 64, PS2, PSP, DS, and Wii titles (using emulators, of course). Furthermore, it is also powerful enough to run the best video games available on Android like Genshin Impact or LoL: Wild Rift.

Why? Well, because under the hood it brings Unisoc’s Tiger T1618 8-core processor accompanied by the Mali-G52 MP2 graphics. In addition, it comes with 128 GB of internal storage (expandable via microSD) and 4 GB of RAM in LPDDR4X format. This configuration allows it to offer a fairly smooth performance when gaming.

Characteristic
Alberni RG505
Dimensions and weight 23.4 x 11 x 3.1 cm. 469 grams.
Screen 4.95″ OLED with qHD resolution ( 960 x 544 pixels ).
Processor Unisex Tiger T1618 with Mali G52 MP2 graphics.
RAM 4GB  LPDDR4.
Storage 128 GB eMMC 5.1 type expandable with microSD up to 512 GB.
Connectivity and extras USB-C to charge and connect peripherals, dual-band WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, 6-axis gyroscopes, 2 analog joysticks, D-PAD, 3.5mm headphone jack, dual speakers, and vibration motor.
Drums 5000 mAh for the autonomy of more than 8 hours.
Operating system Android 12.

Now, there is no doubt that the best thing about this console is its screen. With a 4.95-inch OLED panel offering a resolution of 960 x 544 pixels, you’re sure to enjoy bright, high-quality images when playing your favorite titles. And… In terms of autonomy? Well, it has a 5000 mAh battery that guarantees up to 8 hours of use.

Prices and availability of the Anbernic RG505

availability of the Anbernic RG505

The new Anbernic RG505 is already on sale in three colors (yellow, gray, and turquoise) for 142 euros in its standard version, and you can also buy it with a 128 or 256 GB microSD card for 156 euros and 171 euros respectively. In addition, the brand guarantees that the console will begin shipping on November 29.

And you… What do you think of Anbernic’s new Android console?

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