A possible launch date has been set for the Nintendo NES Classic Mini. That has not stopped some from taking one apart and gazing at its content, such as what is powering this piece of technology. What is striking about the Nintendo NES Classic Mini is that it’s more powerful than Nintendo’s 3DS hand held.
Specs of the Nintendo NES Classic Mini:
System on a Chip: Allwinner R16 (4x Cortex A7, Mali400MP2 GPU)
RAM SKHynix (256 megabytes DDR3)
Flash: Spansion 512 megabytes SLC NAND flash, TSOP48
Probably non-data supporting USB ports.
Specs of the Nintendo 3DS:
CPU: ARM11 Dual core 266 megahertz
GPU: DMP PICA200 at 133 megahertz
With features that are just as powerful as it’s predecessor, the Nintendo 3DS, the new Nintendo NES Classic Mini is priced at over 80% off in its debut.
The Nintendo NES Classic Mini has 30 fantastic games that are sure to please any gamer, old or young. For an affordable price, this miniature console will satisfy your cravings for classics like Donkey Kong, Metroid, and Mario Brothers.
Nintendo’s NES Classic Mini will not be easy to mod. According to Peter Brown on Twitter, you will need to be comfortable with desoldering flash memory if you want to change the games or do any mods at all. If this were possible, there would be some cool possibilities like seeing Android-based mods for the Nintendo NES Classic Mini.
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