Android-based Ouya console iterates on hardware, says 16GB edition will stay


The Kickstarter-funded, Android-based Ouya debuted last year to some so-so reviews, but gaming console isn’t giving up just yet. Ouya, which retails for $99 for an 8GB unit, is making the limited edition, white 16GB unit now a permanent addition to the lineup and making it black according to TechCrunch.

Ouya will maintain the $129 price tag for the storage-increased model, but both versions will see some iteration to the hardware…

The new hardware features improvements to the built-in WiFi as well as performance improvements and controller improvements.

Despite a lack of intel on how well the Ouya has performed on the market, it’s certainly interesting to see the company push forward with its attention to the product, especially as Apple is expected to increase its attention to the mobile-OS, connected box gaming experience with Apple TV.

Have you tried the Android-powered gaming console? The consensus seems to be that it’s a reasonable product for what it offers if you know what to expect. Let us know in the comments.

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