OUYA – A New Kind of Video Game Console Powered by Android 4.2

OUYA  - Android 4.2 Powered Game Console
OUYA – Android 4.2 Powered Game Console

 

The Ouya project, founded by Julie Uhrman is an upcoming video game console that will be built upon open-source software and will be powered by Android OS, yep, the one that’s used in your phone and tablet 🙂 The news about Ouya game console keeps coming every day and here is the latest surprise from the author – Ouya will be running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean instead of Ice Cream Sandwich, which is definitely a good news.

Ouya game console
Ouya game console

 

Ouya tech specs:

  • Nvidia Tegra 3 chipset
  • Quad-core ARM Cortex-A9 CPU
  • Nvidia ULP GeForce graphic accelerator
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • 8 GB of internal storage
  • HDMI TV connection with 1080p HD support
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth LE version 4.0
  • Ethernet (RJ45) port
  • USB 2.0 port
  • Wireless controller sporting two analog sticks, d-pad, eight action buttons, a system button, and touchpad

 

Ouya user interface
Ouya user interface

The device is currently in the process of prototype testing and we have some good news for all Android software developers who are interested to create games for Ouya – an SDK package will be available soon, stay tuned for more information!

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