The Dingoo is a handheld gaming console that supports music and video playback and open game development. The system features an on-board radio and recording program. It is available to consumers in three colors: white, black, and pink. It was released in February 2009 and has since sold over 1 million units.[citation needed]

Dingoo A320 and A330
Dingoo A320 White.jpg
ManufacturerDingoo Digital Technology[1]
TypeHandheld game console
  • CN: February 2009
MediaSD card
Operating system
System-on-chip usedJz4732 / Jz4740
CPUXBurst@360MHz (MIPS)
Memory32MB RAM (Dingoo A320) / 64MB RAM (Dingoo A330)
StorageSanDisk 2GB Mini SD internal flash memory
Display2.8" LCD, 320×240px, 65.5K colors at the Wayback Machine (archived February 10, 2012)

Other versions of the console include Dingoo A330 and Dingoo A380.

Dingoo focuses on games and media products, and is located in the Futian District, Shenzhen.[1]


A black Dingoo.


  • Internal Storage 1/2/4GB flash
  • Additional Storage MiniSD/SDHC (MicroSD/SDHC with adapter)
  • Input D-Pad, 2 shoulder, 4 face, Start & Select buttons, Mic.
  • Outputs Stereo Speakers, Headphone Jack & TV-out w/ included cable
  • I/O Mini-USB connector 2.0
  • Battery 3.7V 1700-1800 mAH (6.29WH) Li-Ion, approx. 7 hours run time
  • Video Playback RM, MP4, 3GP, AVI, ASF, MOV, FLV, MPEG
  • Audio Playback MP3, WMA, APE, FLAC, RA
  • Radio Digital FM Tuner
  • Recording Supports digital recording of voice (MP3 and WMA formats) and FM radio at 8 kHz
  • Software Support Free official SDKs Available
  • Dimensions 125 × 55.5 × 14mm) / (4.92in x 2.17in x 0.59in)
  • Weight 3.8 oz (110g)[2]




Original games in two different languages (USA (U) and Chinese (C)) for the Native OS are included:

  • 7 Days - Salvation (U)
  • Ali Baba (U)
  • Amiba's Candy (U)
  • Block Breaker (U)
  • Decollation Warrior [God of War Criminal Day] (U)
  • Dingoo Link Em Up (U)
  • Dingoo Snake (U)
  • Hell Striker II [World Road] (U)
  • Landlord (U)
  • Nose Breaker (U)
  • Puzzle Bobble [PoPo Bash] (C)
  • Tetris (U)
  • Ultimate Drift (U)
  • Yi-Chi King Fighter (C)
  • Zhao Yun Chuan (C)


Homebrew / Public Domain (PD) games for all operation systems (OS) can be added manually:

Native OSEdit

  • 15
  • Aothello
  • Arcade Volleyball
  • Astro Lander
  • Biniax 2
  • BlueCube4D
  • Brickomania
  • Cave Story
  • Chip World
  • Color Lines
  • Commander Koon [Commander Keen]
  • Connect Four - Zero Gravity
  • Digger
  • Dooom
  • Game & Watch - Formula 1
  • HexaVirus
  • Manic Miner
  • MineSweeper
  • mRPG
  • Mushroom Roulette
  • New RAW [Another World]
  • Quake
  • Rubido
  • SameGoo
  • SomeTris
  • Spartak-Chess
  • Spear of Destiny
  • Spoout
  • szSokuban760
  • szSudoku760 [Sudoku Platinum]
  • TCGS Car
  • The Last Mission
  • TowerToppler [Nebulus]
  • Vectoroids
  • Vorton
  • Wolfenstein 3-D
  • Wubtris
  • XRickOO [Rick Dangerous]


  • Duke Nukem 3D




Arcade gamesEdit

Video playerEdit

  • Video containers: RMVB, RM, AVI, WMV, FLV, MPEG, MP4, ASF, MOV
  • Video codecs: WMV1, WMV3, WMV7, WMV8.1, WMV9, MP42, mp4v, DIV3, DiVX5, XViD, MJPG, MPEG1, MPEG2
  • LCD resolution: 320×240

Audio playerEdit

Photo viewerEdit

Text readerEdit

  • Supports TXT file formats (English and Chinese)
  • Support English text to speech
  • Further functions include bookmarking, auto browsing, font sizing, and it can open while music is playing.[2]

Radio receiverEdit

  • FM Radio
  • Wide channel range from 76.0–108.0 MHz, support manual/auto channel scanning, FM recording and can keep playing while using other application. User can save up to 40 channels.[2]

Audio recordingEdit

  • Voice and radio recording
  • Voice recording and supports MP3/WAV formats.[2]


  • Supports SWF File Format (only Flash 6)
  • U-disk virus protection: Built-in anti-virus software protection, to keep the system at its best performance.[citation needed]
  • USB 2.0 Transmission Interface: Windows 2000/XP/Vista and Mac OS X support[2]

File browserEdit

  • allows you to find files on your Dingoo (games, music, videos, photos, voice recordings)[2]


A Dingoo running an alpha version of a Linux port

Official firmwareEdit

  • Firmware V1.01
  • Firmware V1.02
  • Firmware V1.03
  • Firmware V1.10 (Added Multi-Language Support)
  • Firmware V1.11 (Added Korean Language Support)
  • Firmware V1.20 (Y & B button bug fix and more)
  • Firmware V1.22

Unofficial firmwareEdit

Team Dingoo released the first unofficial firmware with user customizable theming possibilities. The system files were moved from hidden memory to an accessible memory location, allowing users to change the graphical settings. This firmware is updated regularly.

  • a320-1.03TD-3
  • a320-1.03TD-2
  • a320-1.03TD-1


The native operating system of the Dingoo A320 is a variant of µC/uOS-II,[4] a low-cost priority-based pre-emptive real time multitasking operating system kernel for microprocessors, written mainly in the C programming language. It is mainly intended for use in embedded systems. All official software for the Dingoo A-320 (including its emulators) run on µC/OS-II.


A Linux kernel was generally released by Booboo on Google Code on May 18, 2009.

A dual boot installer called "Dingux" was released June 24. This allows for dual booting the original firmware or Linux without the need for connection to a PC.

Enthusiasts have successfully run Linux versions of many games, including Prboom engine (Doom, Hexen, Heretic), Build engine (Duke Nukem 3D, Shadow Warrior), Quake, Dodgin' Diamonds 1 & 2, Biniax 2, GNU Robbo, Super Transball 2, Defendguin, Waternet, Sdlroids, Spout, Tyrian, Rise of the Triad, Open Liero, REminiscence, Blockrage, and the OpenBOR game engine.

The Dingoo can run emulators: ScummVM, SMS Plus, Gmuplayer, FinalBurn Alpha, Gnuboy, GpSP, MAME, PSX4ALL, Snes9x, PicoDrive, openMSX, GP2Xpectrum, FCEUX and VICE.

See alsoEdit


External linksEdit


  1. ^ a b Shenzhen Dingoo Technology Co., Ltd. Archived 2010-08-13 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-05-15. Retrieved 2010-10-21.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ MAME for DINGOO
  4. ^ " development forums". Archived from the original on 2009-08-15. Retrieved 2009-07-15.