Gaming smartphone from Snail Games

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  1. Mr_Loon

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    Want!!
     
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    The reviews I have read so fare are tending towards mediocre to bad gaming controls
     
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    Got a review link?
     
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    Review or hands on. More or less the same for these Chinese products, I guess.


    Thanks, I'll give it a read now.
     
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    They should be do that in Super Nintendo/Super Famicom Colours and little smaller


    and i would buy it ;)


    A portable Snesphone with Android/Linux inside would be cool ;)


    But this PhoneCase look yet like the simple JXD Devices for me(had an S5510B from JXD )
     
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    "Gaming smartphone for Snake Games"

    Looks interesting, but not really until battery life is properly tested.
     
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    The W1 comes in a nice white color, about as close to SNES colors as would probably get with this model too
     
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    and they're out with a moqi now:


    very cute. if i was into the android gaming scene, i'd probably want it.
     
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    That is a really long device form edge to edge.
    MOQI Size = 207*96*15mm
    volume = 298080mm^3

    The Pyra is a really fat device from top to bottom.
    Pyra Size = 139*87*32mm
    volume = 386986mm^3

    The Gemini is a BIG phone - large enough to cause some mockery.
    171.4*79.3*15.1mm
    volume = 205239mm^3

    I'm not sure that any of those has much of an advantage from a pocketability standpoint.
    MOQI is going to need a lid/case/protector layer to protect those nubs while in-pocket.
    Reminds me a bit of the Tapwave Zodiac in format. Zodiac had shoulder buttons - and 2 full sized SD slots...
    So - where are the shoulder buttons? We have 10 fingers - only 2 get any use on this?
    Android game compatibility with the gaming controls is going to be very hit and miss.
    Emulator compatibility with the gaming controls might be able to happen?

    Just thoughts around this. That MOQI is a VERY thick device for not having room for shoulder buttons.
     
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    This looks like a Vita phone - not pocketable and probably awful to use as a phone.

    I have a Moto Z2 Play with its gamepad mod and I think this thing would feel similar - with a non detachable gamepad!
    I never put my phone attached to its gamepad in my pocket, not comfortable / way too big, and I never phone with the gamepad attached either, that would be weird...

    I wish they did a PSP Go / Xperia Play clone, I would have backed it day one.
     
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    For those of us who suffer from the board's design to require javascript just to post links, the igg page is:
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    https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/moqi-the-perfect-device-for-mobile-gaming#/
    I'm a little concerned by this image:
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    It shows the game buttons connected as a cross. That's not how you do game buttons, because sometimes we need to press opposite buttons without pressing the other two buttons. Also I wonder how big that d-pad is given the screen is a 6inch diagonal reportedly. Still looks pretty small.

    Edit: Doing the maths, maybe it's not that small. The screen on that photochop looks to be about three inches on my display, so the thing is going to be twice the size. With the d-pad scaled up by that factor it looks reasonable, although it means this thing is going to be a bit of a behemoth, with 6 inches and those mahoosive bezels everywhere.
     
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    You made me think a bit - but it comes out to just a bit less than 1.5 Pyras wide...
     
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    i was under the impression that the L/R "skills keys" were shoulder buttons.

    i very much like the form factor (although i wouldn't mind a bit thicker probably), this is what i'd want to see in a pyraphone :D
     
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    Anyone selling theirs?
     
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    All good, as all reviews say that the face action buttons all work independently.
     
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    I ordered one Much W1 Phone with Octacore.It should be arrive here next Weeks.

    Maybe i Post some Photos here then.
    The Price was realy good with 159Dollars.
    :)
     
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