The Anbernic RG280M is on sale for $63 on Amazon so I decided to pick one up and compare it to the current catalog of sub-$100 retro handheld devices. With a well-established chipset and excellent custom firmware, is this a hidden gem, or something worth skipping?

Amazon sale ($63, limited stock): https://amzn.to/3DllFtS
AliExpress ($66): https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_AkNQt4
Adam firmware guide: https://retrogamecorps.com/2021/08/20/rg350-rg280-series-starter-guide/

Other options worth considering:
RG280V: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_9fIShU
RG300X: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_AfWLeK

Timestamps:
00:00 introduction
00:48 unboxing & impressions
01:48 testing hardware
02:52 Adam firmware
03:58 comparison with similar models
07:11 weight comparison
07:52 summary & conclusion

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Intro theme song sampled from “Hexadecimal Genome” by Bit Shifter:
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