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dubsmachine (OP)

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GPD XD + now in GPD official store
« on: March 27, 2018, 07:50:57 am »
HI all,

In case anyone missed the posts from Kindy on Facebook / Indiegogo the GPD XD + is now available to order in their official store on Aliexpress for those who like to order this way.

I'll keep with my order on Belchine as I am worried about potential import tax from Ali.

https://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/New-Original-GPD-XD-Plus-5-5-Inch-4-GB-32-GB-MTK-8176-Hexa-core/1281164_32859762463.html?spm=2114.12010612.0.0.5acc530d9uX6uJ



PsyOps

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Re: GPD XD + now in GPD official store
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2018, 09:23:21 am »
I would like to mention that the firmware has bugs and hardware may be faulty. I would suggest that anyone that is planning on getting one to hold off until it is a more solid build.

For those of you with an order already I hope that the problems are isolated to firmware and that future updates or custom roms address the problems.

dubsmachine (OP)

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Re: GPD XD + now in GPD official store
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2018, 09:29:46 am »
Another reason to keep my local order - makes it easier to return / resolve issues than it would be with Ali.

Psyops you were testing earlier version's do I recall correctly?
Did you receive any info from GPD on if they are fixing the issues? I guess they wanted feedback to resolve issues from the tests but it doesn't always work that way.

What are the issues you are aware of?

s0ren

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Re: GPD XD + now in GPD official store
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2018, 09:58:51 am »
I would like to mention that the firmware has bugs and hardware may be faulty. I would suggest that anyone that is planning on getting one to hold off until it is a more solid build.
Can you please elaborate?

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Re: GPD XD + now in GPD official store
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2018, 10:01:09 am »
Wifi disconnects ramdomly when download. Screen refresh rate can be improved, And powervr drivers are not very good. They haven't released a new beta firmware since january for testers, so we don't know if they are fixing It or not.
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dubsmachine (OP)

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Re: GPD XD + now in GPD official store
« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2018, 11:46:06 am »
I hope they have improved these points and just not released to Western testers for some reason.

Thanks for sharing, gives a few pointers on what to test / look out for when the units arrive.

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Re: GPD XD + now in GPD official store
« Reply #6 on: March 27, 2018, 11:58:20 am »
I am tester of their firmwares, so If I a new onw is around I can test it, but until now my hands are tied.
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VanZan

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Re: GPD XD + now in GPD official store
« Reply #7 on: March 27, 2018, 12:42:33 pm »
Jesus I have a pre-order with micomputer and this thread has made me wonder if I should cancel.

EddCoates

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Re: GPD XD + now in GPD official store
« Reply #8 on: March 27, 2018, 07:06:45 pm »
Same here man.

Jesus I have a pre-order with micomputer and this thread has made me wonder if I should cancel.

dubsmachine (OP)

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Re: GPD XD + now in GPD official store
« Reply #9 on: March 28, 2018, 08:51:25 am »
Kindy replied the firmware is here for XD+.

Skelton is this newer than what you tested?
http://www.gpd.hk/news.asp?id=1519&selectclassid=002002

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Vinc3Has3

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Re: GPD XD + now in GPD official store
« Reply #10 on: March 28, 2018, 08:56:48 am »
Well, mine has just been shipped from Geekbuying.com - I?ll find out soon enough.... 3 to 5 day shipping via DHL.
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skelton

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Re: GPD XD + now in GPD official store
« Reply #11 on: March 28, 2018, 09:49:03 am »
Kindy replied the firmware is here for XD+.

Skelton is this newer than what you tested?
http://www.gpd.hk/news.asp?id=1519&selectclassid=002002

GPD_EN-images-v1.09_20180111
Yeah, the same from january
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dubsmachine (OP)

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Re: GPD XD + now in GPD official store
« Reply #12 on: March 28, 2018, 10:15:55 am »
Thanks for confirming, damn I hope there is an update in the works.
It's a shame when a device can't meet it's potential because of bad firmware.