While smartphones are popular, they are not very convenient for many activities because of their small screen size. Many people also find it difficult to use the touchscreen as it is not very reliable and increases the power consumption. So many people prefer to use a tablet, which usually is larger in size and has a more reliable user interface, especially for gaming activities. Gamers are looking for a high-quality tablet with a powerful processor at an affordable price and the GPD XD Plus Gamepad tablet is reviewed for the benefit of gamers interested in purchasing a suitable tablet for playing games.
The XD Plus from GPD is the upgraded 2018 version of the GPD XD. The compact gaming console uses the latest Android 7.0 operating system, which increases the speed of playing games by 75% while requiring half the memory compared to earlier operating systems. For many of the emulation games of type PPSSPP, the frame rate is improved by the Vulkan Engine used in the tablet. A large number of games can be played without any distortion and with a full frame. The screen is available in E-ink mode for books. Though the tablet is collapsible, compact and portable, weighing only 300 g, its performance can be compared to high-end tablets.
The tablet uses the latest MT8176 Hexacore processor so that all the computing activities for gaming are divided between the processors to prevent overheating. It also has a PowerVR GX6250 powerful graphics processor, for fast rendering of games and videos operating at 600 MHz. The tablet has dual band 4 GB RAM, with a 3.2 GB per second speed for data transmission. The gadget supports Bluetooth 4.1, which allows it to be connected to seven other Bluetooth enabled gadgets. For the convenience of avid gamers, the tablet has a large capacity battery rated at 6000 mAH, which allows the gamer to use the device for up to ten hours.
For the convenience of the gamer, the virtual keys can be mapped to physical keys on the GPD XD Plus tablet, which makes it easier to play more than 1800 popular large Android games. The entity keys are particularly convenient for those who are playing action games. More than ten thousand extremely popular classical games are also pre-loaded into this latest model tablet from GPD. Hundreds of highly rated cloud games can also be played with the handheld tablet. The tablet can be connected to a television set, with an HDMI cable, and if a wireless controller is used, it can be converted into sports gaming console for two to five people. Additionally, it can be used for accessing the internet, using social media and for shopping online.
So the XD Plus tablet from GPD is an affordable and well-designed gaming console which can also be used as a tablet whenever required.