Media Magic i5 is a 5″ Android Game Console Powered by Mediatek MT6589

Mediakek MT6589 processors are omni-present in the latest Chinese smartphones, and we can see new models based on the platform pop-up every week. But Mediatek SoC are almost exclusively used in smartphones and tablets, so MUCH Media Magic i5 Android Game Console proves it can also be used in other applications too, although one might argue a portable game console is just a tablet, or in this case a phablet, with some extra buttons…

Magic Media i5 Specifications:

  • SoC – Mediatek MT6589 quad core Cortex A7 @ 1.2GHz + PowerVR SGX544MP  GPU
  • System Memory – 1GB LPDDR2 RAM
  • Storage – 4GB of storage memory
  • Display – 5 “IPS display with 1280×720 resolution
  • Battery – 3550 mAh
  • Network – 3G-WCDMA module with dual sim
  • Camera – Rear and front cameras
  • USB – 2x microUSB ports
  • Controls- Physical keys with shortcuts …

The device runs Android 4.2 and is said to come pre-loaded with several emulators, and a mapping control app. reports the console will be available in China for 1299 RMB (about $212).

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5 Replies to “Media Magic i5 is a 5″ Android Game Console Powered by Mediatek MT6589”

  1. I kind of want one of this but I do wonder if I could really use it as a phone. It’s a pity if not, it has dual sim, a large battery and pretty much all a smartphone needs but the game controls might be bothering.

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