Dragonbox Pyra

Hardware entity

Games specifically for Pandora's much improved successor.

OS: Debian (full distro), any other ARM distro, can boot Android (but no one has yet, 2017)
Display: 5" LCD resistive display 1280 × 720 (720p)
CPU: OMAP5432 dual-core ARM [email protected] (upgradeable)
GPU: 533 MHz PowerVR SGX544MP2
Memory: 2-4GB
Storage: 2 SDIO SDXC slots, internal microSD slot, USB, eSATA (optional)
I/O: 8-way D-pad, 3-axis motion sensors (plus 6-axis compass with GPS module), 2 Analog clickable nubs, 6 face buttons shoulder buttons, humidity and gas sensor, 4-row backlit QWERTY keyboard, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, 2 SDIO, micro USB, micro USB 3, USB, MicroHDMI, 3G/4G/UMTS (optional), GPS (optional), Stereo 3.5mm jack, Stereo speakers, microphone, haptic feedback
Generation: 8th
Power: 6000 mAh Li-ion

Dragonbox Pyra is a hybrid sub-notebook/PDA/hand-held game console and optionally a smartphone. The motherboard is divided into 3 subboards to aid in upgrade and hackability (Processors, I/O, and Storage). Not all hardware is considered to be open but the Pyra carries the Free Software Foundation's "Respects Your Freedom" certificate. The SGX GPU is uncertified and does not have open source drives but the Pyra can run with the chip switched off to comply with RYF. An RYF complaint open source 2D driver for the GPU is in the works and a 3D open source driver is considered possible. Replacing the GPU also remains a possibility.


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