Powkiddy RK2023 introduced as new retro gaming handheld with 3.5-inch display
Powkiddy has launched the RK2023, its latest handheld gaming handheld after the likes of the X45 and X51. As always, Powkiddy equips its gaming handheld with a low-powered chipset that is only capable of emulating older games from N64, NES and PS1 libraries, among others. Specifically, the RK2023 relies on the Rockchip RK3566, which offers four ARM Cortex-A55 cores running at 1.8 GHz and a Mali-G52 GPU.
Moreover, the RK2023 has 1 GB of LDDDR4 RAM and a 3.5-inch IPS display that resolves at 640 x 480 pixels with a 60 Hz refresh rate and a 4:3 aspect ratio. Additionally, the gaming handheld has the usual assortment of gamepad buttons, including four shoulder buttons. Furthermore, the RK2023 has dual microSD card readers and USB Type-C ports, as well as an HDMI port for connecting the handheld to an external monitor.
At the time of writing, Powkiddy offers the RK2023 in black and white colourways, both made from ABS plastic. For reference, both colour options measure 151.5 x 78 x 17.5 mm and feature a 3,500 mAh battery that should last up to 8 hours of gameplay. Currently, the device is available for US$89.99 with 16 GB and 64 GB microSD cards or US$99.99 if you want a 128 GB card for storing even more games. Please see Powkiddy's website for more details.