The Future Of Handheld Gaming: GoForce 5500

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The Future Of Handheld Gaming: GoForce 5500

Post by Apoptosis » Fri Apr 07, 2006 8:23 am

The Future Of Handheld Gaming: GoForce 5500

While at the CTIA Wireless 2006 show we had a chance to stop by and talk to NVIDA about the latest handheld wireless graphics solutions. If you are interested in seeing how games like Quake III Arena play on phones then read on and see what performance can be had today thanks to the GoForce 5500.

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Post by Illuminati » Fri Apr 07, 2006 9:43 am

Very cool technology... however my concern also lies with the functionality of mobile phones to act as a game control and the screen size. However, I know there are a few phones out there that have a keyboard that can rotate 90 degrees ... so those will be able to function better as a handheld gaming device.

And of course... whenever you bring 3D graphics to a mobile device... you then have to worry about battery life. Did NVIDIA comment on battery life?
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Post by Pooreone » Fri Apr 07, 2006 9:48 am

The phone will came with a battey pack you can strap to your back like a backpack to ensure your gaming will not be interrupted. :P

I honestly just want a phone that I can make calls on. I don't need it to do anything else. Guess I'm one of the few now.

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Post by Apoptosis » Fri Apr 07, 2006 9:53 am

Seeing how a full movie can fit on a 128MB flash card and the GoForce 5500 only uses 40mW on light 2D and ~170mW for heavy 3D even today's phones will last 4-6 hours when using software that needs rendering.

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Post by pcrobot » Fri Apr 07, 2006 11:14 am

Hopefully this will be a lot more developed when I get my next cel phone! :)

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Post by bubba » Fri Apr 07, 2006 12:18 pm

Pooreone wrote:I honestly just want a phone that I can make calls on. I don't need it to do anything else. Guess I'm one of the few now.

Nope, not the only one.

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Post by infinitevalence » Fri Apr 07, 2006 1:03 pm

bubba wrote:
Pooreone wrote:I honestly just want a phone that I can make calls on. I don't need it to do anything else. Guess I'm one of the few now.

Nope, not the only one.
not even close.... I wan a very small, light weight phone that has good battery life and thats it. No cameras, no video, no PDA crap. If i wanted a PDA i would buy one, if i wanted a camera i would bring mine with me. All i want is a little phone that i can put in my pocket and not have to think about until it rings.
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Post by kenc51 » Fri Apr 07, 2006 1:11 pm

infinitevalence wrote:
bubba wrote:
Pooreone wrote:I honestly just want a phone that I can make calls on. I don't need it to do anything else. Guess I'm one of the few now.

Nope, not the only one.
not even close.... I wan a very small, light weight phone that has good battery life and thats it. No cameras, no video, no PDA crap. If i wanted a PDA i would buy one, if i wanted a camera i would bring mine with me. All i want is a little phone that i can put in my pocket and not have to think about until it rings.
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Post by Immortal » Fri Apr 07, 2006 1:26 pm

im the complete opposite... i want a phone that can do everything!
Camera, Wifi, PDA functions etc... hence why i got what im using now!

Im a junkie when it comes to mobile techcology!

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Post by Dragon_Cooler » Fri Apr 07, 2006 1:44 pm

sad thing is, i work for a phone company and i hate cell phones!!! I have my radios and they work just fine for me. with that said you can guess where my thoughts on what i need a cellphone for lay. LOL
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Post by EvilCloudStrife » Tue Apr 11, 2006 12:13 am

that is totally insane for a cell phone, too bad i dont play on my cell phone, much less any hand helds

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