JXD is a Chinese brand known for turning ordinary Android tablets into something special and offering a unique blend of performance and features at an affordable price. S192K is company’s latest flagship mobile gaming console that also offers the benefits of a normal tablet. What makes S192K aka Singularity so special is its ergonomic and curved design and powerful internals that mean some serious gaming. A quadcore processor, 4 gigs of ram and retina-grade full HD IPS display contribute to an overall powerful package that allows enjoying games the way they are meant to be.
The gaming industry has witnessed a steady increase in customer’s interest in mobile gaming platforms as they allow users to enjoy their favorite games anywhere, anytime. However, the options are rather limited when it comes to gaming on Android devices and there are only a few companies that tried to innovate in this area. JXD is one of them and offers Android-based gaming consoles for different budget segments. S192K targets serious gamers who need powerful devices to run heavy and graphic intensive games. It offers all the bells and whistles of a flagship tablet plus an innovative design and excellent handling. Support for more than 15 game emulators allows users to enjoy games of other platforms, while there is also no shortage of graphic-intensive game available specifically for Android.
|CPU||Rockchip Quadcore RK3288 1.8 Ghz (28nm), ARM Cortex A-17|
|GPU||MALI T-764, 16 shaders @ 600 MHz, Peak performance 326.4 GFLOPS|
|RAM/ROM||4GB DDR3, 64GB Internal storage (eMMC), MicroSD card up to 128 GB|
|Display||7-inch IPS Full HD 1920×1200|
|Battery||10,000 mAh Li-Po|
|Camera||5MP front camera|
|Motion sensor||3-axis sensor with accelerometer|
|Audio||AAC speakers, separate sound chamber|
|Connectivity||HDMI, supports 4H UHD Video|
|Joystick||Alps (Japan), 2 million times press life-span|
|Console weight||590 grams|
|Console dimensions||27.41 x 14.35 x 5.33 cm|
|Package weight||1.26 KG|
|Package contents||Gaming console, power adaptor (EU and US), USB cable|
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- Great design and ergonomics
- Excellent keys layout
- Powerful internals
- Support for 15+ emulators
- Retina-grade display
- Big battery
- Three-axis motion sensor
- AAC speakers
- HDMI output
- Alps joysticks
Pros and Cons
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- Excellent performance
- Bright, colorful display
- Great handling
- Quality ALPS joysticks
- Long battery backup
- Multiple gaming platforms
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- Somewhat expensive
- Android updates and security patches are uncertain
Design and controls
The curved ergonomic design and excellent placement of keys and handles provide superior grip and handling experience, which is quite similar to Xbox One and PS4. JXD used Alps (Japan) joysticks that mean precise control, clear feedback and a faster response. The back-groove design allows gamers to hold the device steadily during long gaming sessions and minimizes user fatigue. The ergonomic design provides excellent control and offers the accuracy serious gamers want.
Performance and battery life
The combination of Rockchip quadcore processor, 4 GB RAM and Mali-T764 GPU provides enough power to smoothly run graphics intensive games. The 7-inch IPS display offers vivid colors and great viewing angles and makes gaming more enjoyable. The 10,000mAh battery provides enough juice for long gaming sessions and is rated to last for up to 10 hours on a single charge. Battery timing on standby is even more impressive and the tablet is rated to last for up to 30 days on a single charge in the standby mode.
Display, Audio and Software
The 7-inch FHD IPS display translates into a pixel density of 323ppi, which means sharper images, clear text and impeccable viewing angles (178-degrees). The IPS display also reduces glare, allowing gamers to use the tablet in brightly-lit environments. HDMI output allows users to connect the tablet with large displays and supports up to 4K UHD video. The built-in AAC speakers offer superior sound quality and are placed cleverly in a separate sound chamber. In addition to native Android games which are downloadable from Google Play Store, the tablet also works well with 18 emulators that allow gamers to play games of other platforms. The supported emulators include PSP, PS1, DC, N64, NAMEPlus, GBA and GBC, SFC, NDS, FC, WSC Bandai, PC Engine and MD.
JXD Singularity S192K offers all the power and ergonomic design serious gamers expect from a console-grade tablet, but it comes at a price. It brings enhanced gaming experience within the reach of masses and supports most game emulators, allowing gamers to enjoy their favorite games of other platforms. The bigger battery means long gaming sessions on the go, while HDMI port allows users to transfer the display to a big screen. However, Chinese manufacturers often don’t offer software updates and security patches, which leaves users vulnerable to security risks and same is the case with Singularity. If latest Android version and security patches are not something important to you, the gaming console offers all the power, features and gaming-focused design that help take mobile gaming to another level.
How to Buy
The latest flagship gaming tablet JXD S192K Singularity is available at a market-competitive price from Gearbest. The following link takes to the product page that provides pre/post-sales support and answers any questions you might have about the product.