- TheNewCoderParticipantApril 19, 2021 at 5:17 pmPost count: 5
Hey guys I am very excited about this project! I will be purchasing a starter unit this week and play around with it! I can not wait to be able to play retro gaming systems in my car! Anyone know if this is strong enough to run ps2 and n64 emulators?RyGuyHollywoodParticipantApril 20, 2021 at 4:47 amPost count: 11
So i did a little homework for you because im bored. Here it goes:
Upon the latest ytube video from “ETA PRIME” i see the processor being used is called a “MediaTek Helio P22”. Search for his video on ytube <“ETA PRIME CarDongle”> and Skip to the 8:25 mark for the specs.
After knowing the cpu now we can do some google foo to which i found some good information off a Reddit article titled “Anyone using a helio p22?” in the r/EmulationOnAndroid community section. Search for that as well, you’ll notice the very first reply is a link to a ytube video where supposedly he is running all different kinds of emulator systems/games of a p22. youtube.com/watch?v=M-JQh8oUQZk
Lastly it seems the MediaTek Helio P22 is comparable to a Snapdragon 625 with the Snapdragon beating it out by very little. You can see this by going to nanoreview.net/en/soc-compare and typing in both chips then viewing the compared results yourself.
For some reason this forum doesnt let me post the full links in these messages. Even when i try to do through the “Link” option tab it still doesnt post….
annnnnnd youuurr welcome ;-PRyGuyHollywoodParticipantApril 20, 2021 at 4:57 amPost count: 11
I figured out how to get the links to work. dont use www.
ETA PRIME video showing cpu specs 8:25 min mark – youtube.com/watch?v=5ZWwnn14qA8
Reddit thread about P22 – reddit.com/r/EmulationOnAndroid/comments/g033pv/anyone_using_a_helio_p22/
Ytube video of p22 running emulators – youtube.com/watch?v=M-JQh8oUQZk
Site comparing P22 to Snapdragon 625 – nanoreview.net/en/soc-compare/qualcomm-snapdragon-625-vs-mediatek-helio-p22RyGuyHollywoodParticipantApril 20, 2021 at 5:06 amPost count: 11
Now maybe someone would answer my question…
Will these be using my cell phones Wifi Hotspot Data while using this thing? I see it has to hook up to your Wifi Hotspot to be able to use it for netflix, ytube, gaming, etc. Problem is most cell phone plans give you a limited amount of hotspot data (5GB for me) before the speeds slow down to 2G which then it becomes unusable basically. So whats the rub here.TheNewCoderParticipantApril 20, 2021 at 1:04 pmPost count: 5
You are the G.O.A.T. thanks brother!TheNewCoderParticipantApril 20, 2021 at 1:05 pmPost count: 5
Thats a good question! I have a 2017 chevy malibu and my vehicle comes equiped with wifi/hotspot but its like 25 bucks i believe for 2 GB if im not mistaking!RyGuyHollywoodParticipantApril 20, 2021 at 6:13 pmPost count: 11
If i find out the answer, ill post back
EDIT: Just got confirmation on another thread indeed it does use your cellphones wifi hotspot data(which isnt very much unless you pay for more). Was hoping this wasnt the case, a borderline deal breaker for me. Its always something damnit, lol.
chrisstavrouParticipantApril 21, 2021 at 9:59 amPost count: 19
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