DragonBox Pyra

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DragonBox Pyra
Manufacturer OpenPandora GmbH
Type Handheld game console / UMPC / PDA hybrid
Operating system Debian
System-on-chip used TI OMAP5432
CPU 1.7 GHz Texas Instruments OMAP 5 (OMAP5432) (TBC)
Memory GB (TBC, not fixed yet)
Storage Dual SDXC slots, one internal microSD slot
Display 5" LCD, 720p
Controller input D-pad
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB (all port sizes), MicroHDMI, headset port and 3G/UMTS/GPS (optional)
Dimensions 140 x 84 x 29 mm
Predecessor Pandora
Website pyra-handheld.com

The DragonBox Pyra is an upcoming Linux-based handheld computer equipped with a keyboard and gaming controls. It was presented officially at the FOSDEM 2014 in Brussels.[1] It is a spiritual successor to the OpenPandora device, and shares some of the original Pandora team members. Its release date is currently unknown, as development is still ongoing.


Technical specifications[edit]

  • SoC: Texas Instruments dual-core 1.7 GHz OMAP 5 (OMAP5432)
  • Gaming controls: D-pad, 6 face action buttons, 4 shoulder buttons, 2 clickable analog nubs
  • Keyboard: four-row QWERTY keyboard
  • Screen: 5" LCD, 720p, 20 ms response time
  • Dual SDXC full size slots + one microSD slot underneath the battery
  • Micro-USB 3.0 on-the-go (OTG) port
  • Full-size USB 2.0 host port
  • Full-size USB 3.0 host port (only 2.0 speed until a CPU upgrade) with optional eSATA adapter (full SATA speed)
  • 3G/4G optional module
  • HDMI output through Type D (micro) port
  • Battery: 6000 mAh
  • Dimensions: similar to OpenPandora (approx. 140 x 84 x 29 mm)

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External links[edit]


  1. ^ Pandoralive post about the FOSDEM news