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|Manufacturer||Dingoo Digital Technology|
|Type||Handheld game console|
|System on a chip||Jz4732 / Jz4740|
|CPU||360MHz XBurst (MIPS)|
|Memory||32MB RAM (Dingoo A320) / 64MB RAM (Dingoo A330)|
|Storage||SanDisk 2GB Mini SD internal flash memory|
|Display||2.8" LCD, 320×240px, 65.5K colors|
|Website||dingoo.hk at the Wayback Machine (archived February 10, 2012)|
The Dingoo is a handheld gaming console that supports music and video playback and open game development. The system features an on-board radio and recording program. It is available to consumers in three colors: white, black, and pink. It was released in February 2009 and has since sold over 1 million units.
Other versions of the console include Dingoo A330 and Dingoo A380.
- Internal Storage 1/2/4GB flash
- Additional Storage MiniSD/SDHC (MicroSD/SDHC with adapter)
- Input D-Pad, 2 shoulder, 4 face, Start & Select buttons, Microphone.
- Outputs Stereo Speakers, Headphone Jack & TV-out w/ included cable
- I/O Mini-USB connector 2.0
- Video Playback RM, MP4, 3GP, AVI, ASF, MOV, FLV, MPEG
- Audio Playback MP3, WMA, APE, FLAC, RA
- Radio Digital FM Tuner
- Recording Supports digital recording of voice (MP3 and WMA formats) and FM radio at 8 kHz
- Software Support Free official SDKs Available
- Dimensions 125 by 55.5 by 14 millimetres (4.92 in × 2.19 in × 0.55 in)
- Weight 3.8 oz (110 g)
- Display 320×240
Original games in two different languages (USA (U) and Chinese (C)) for the Native OS are included:
- 7 Days - Salvation (U)
- Ali Baba (U)
- Amiba's Candy (U)
- Block Breaker (U)
- Decollation Warrior [God of War Criminal Day] (U)
- Dingoo Link Em Up (U)
- Dingoo Snake (U)
- Hell Striker II [World Road] (U)
- Landlord (U)
- Nose Breaker (U)
- Puzzle Bobble [PoPo Bash] (C)
- Tetris (U)
- Ultimate Drift (U)
- Yi-Chi King Fighter (C)
- Zhao Yun Chuan (C)
Homebrew / Public Domain (PD) games for all operation systems (OS) can be added manually:
- Arcade Volleyball
- Astro Lander
- Biniax 2
- Cave Story
- Chip World
- Color Lines
- Commander Koon [Commander Keen]
- Connect Four - Zero Gravity
- Game & Watch - Formula 1
- Manic Miner
- Mushroom Roulette
- New RAW [Another World]
- Spear of Destiny
- szSudoku760 [Sudoku Platinum]
- TCGS Car
- The Last Mission
- TowerToppler [Nebulus]
- Wolfenstein 3-D
- XRickOO [Rick Dangerous]
- Duke Nukem 3D
- Atari 800 8-bit computers
- Atari 2600
- Atari 5200
- Atari 7800
- Atari Lynx
- Commodore 64
- Commodore Amiga
- Magnavox Odyssey 2
- MSX (openMSX Dingux)
- Neo Geo
- Neo Geo Pocket
- Nintendo Game Boy and Game Boy Color
- Nintendo Game Boy Advance
- PC Engine
- PlayStation (Dingux only)
- Sega Genesis/Mega Drive/Mega-CD (Dingux only)
- Sega Master System, SG-1000 and Sega Game Gear (in progress, working for most games)
- WonderSwan and WonderSwan Color (in progress, working for most games)
- ZX Spectrum (GP2Xpectrum for Dingux, Unreal Speccy Portable for native OS)
- Centipede and Millipede
- FinalBurn Alpha (Dingux only)
- MAME 
- Mikie (Konami arcade game)
- Pac-Man and Ms. Pac-Man
- Video containers: RMVB, RM, AVI, WMV, FLV, MPEG, MP4, ASF, MOV
- Video codecs: WMV1, WMV3, WMV7, WMV8.1, WMV9, MP42, mp4v, DIV3, DiVX5, XViD, MJPG, MPEG1, MPEG2
- Supports TXT file formats (English and Chinese)
- Supports English text to speech
- Further functions include bookmarking, auto browsing, font sizing, and it can open while music is playing.
- FM Radio
- Wide frequency range from 76.0 to 108.0 MHz, support manual/auto channel scanning, FM recording and can keep playing while using other application. User can save up to 40 channels.
- Voice and radio recording
- Voice recording and supports MP3/WAV formats.
- Supports SWF File Format (only Flash 6)
- SD Card virus protection: The system protects itself from viruses by scanning the SD Card.
- USB 2.0 Port: Supports Windows 2000/XP/Vista as well as Mac OS X
- Allows you to browse the files on your Dingoo, such as games, music, videos, photos, and voice recordings
- Firmware V1.01
- Firmware V1.02
- Firmware V1.03
- Firmware V1.10 (Added Multi-Language Support)
- Firmware V1.11 (Added Korean Language Support)
- Firmware V1.20 (Y & B button bug fix and more)
- Firmware V1.22
Team Dingoo released the first unofficial firmware with user customizable theming possibilities. The system files were moved from hidden memory to an accessible memory location, allowing users to change the graphical settings. This firmware is updated regularly.
The native operating system of the Dingoo A320 is a variant of µC/uOS-II, a low-cost priority-based pre-emptive real time multitasking operating system kernel for microprocessors, written mainly in the C programming language. It is mainly intended for use in embedded systems. All official software for the Dingoo A-320 (including its emulators) run on µC/OS-II.
A dual boot installer called "Dingux" was released June 24. This allows for dual booting the original firmware or Linux without the need for connection to a PC.
Enthusiasts have successfully run Linux versions of many games, including Prboom engine (Doom, Hexen, Heretic), Build engine (Duke Nukem 3D, Shadow Warrior), Quake, Dodgin' Diamonds 1 & 2, Biniax 2, GNU Robbo, Super Transball 2, Defendguin, Waternet, Sdlroids, Spout, Tyrian, Rise of the Triad, Open Liero, REminiscence, Blockrage, and the OpenBOR game engine.
- Comparison of handheld game consoles
- Similar portable Linux kernel-based gaming devices:
- Mi2 console
- List of Linux-based, handheld gaming devices
- Linux for gaming
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- "The a320 Handheld Emulator is a Pocketful of Gaming History". Wired. August 21, 2009. Retrieved 19 May 2022.
- "Shenzhen Dingoo Digital Product Co., Ltd". Archived from the original on 2010-05-15. Retrieved 2010-10-21.
- "Dingoo Digital A-320". www.pocketgamer.com. Retrieved 19 May 2022.
- MAME for DINGOO
- "OpenHandhelds.org development forums". Archived from the original on 2009-08-15. Retrieved 2009-07-15.