The Android Mini PC | Computer

As soon as the MK802 Android mini PC arrived, it triggered more than a wave of interest and importance. Since then, a row of “pendroids” has established their way to marketplace, Android mini PC. Excellent and best of all, if you get one and spend enough time with. The specifications speak for themselves, and this time around we’re observing at a dual-core 1.6GHz Cortex A9, 1GB of RAM, 4GB of built-in flash (and a microSD slot), Wi-Fi in b/g/n flavors, DLNA support and Bluetooth, all running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. There’s also a micro-USB, full-size USB, female HDMI port and 3.5mm audio out. For anybody who has observed and used one of these types of devices, the two standout features stated above should be the audio jack, and the addition of Bluetooth. Why? Because it is expands the potential functionality of the device multiple. Earlier, the lack of Bluetooth made adding peripherals — such as a mouse of keyboard — one or the other difficult, or unreasonable. Nevertheless, with Bluetooth, arrange this device to be to a certain extent valuable just acquired significantly easier. Similarly, with the dedicated audio out, at this instant you can work with sound when the display you are connecting it to (a monitor let’s say) doesn’t have speakers.

 

Android Mini PC overview: 

The device itself is additionally of the same when it comes to design. That’s to say that it’s largely a small black box with the above mentioned ports. It’s slightly shorter this time, with a sleek finish, on the other hand as a whole it’s a modest slight unit that would slip into a pocket easily. Android Performance seemed appealing and decent, but it’s tough to express when you’re not working with a touch interface for example a phone or tablet. It’s reasonable to say that navigating Android with a pointer or mouse is an entirely different mechanism. However, apps loaded swiftly adequate for us not to notice and modest browsing and casual gaming seemed perfectly acceptable. 

Launching of Android: 

As soon as the MK802 was launched, it has a reasonable asking value of $75, the RK3066 edition, though, even more reasonable $55 (plus $5 shipping). That said, when we claimed it was economical, we’re only referring to launch price, as the MK802 can at this time be grabbed for $45. If you giving your old mini PC an upgrade keep searching an internet for stockiest over the coming weeks. 

Specification outline: 

At this moment a new competitor has arrived in the form of MK802 Android mini PC. Which is equipped with a single-core 1.5GHz AllWinner A10 processor, supported by 512MB of memory? The MK802 is also equipped with 2 x USB ports, one full-sized and one micro, and runs Google’s up-to-date Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) operating system. In addition to being equipped with a HDMI port for connecting to your monitor of preference. Connectivity on the MK802 is provided by Wi-Fi 802.11b/g, with 4GB of Flash storage as standard, which can be increased to 32GB via the microSD card slot.

The Android Mini PC | Computer

As soon as the MK802 Android mini PC arrived, it triggered more than a wave of interest and importance. Since then, a row of “pendroids” has established their way to marketplace, Android mini PC. Excellent and best of all, if you get one and spend enough time with. The specifications speak for themselves, and this time around we’re observing at a dual-core 1.6GHz Cortex A9, 1GB of RAM, 4GB of built-in flash (and a microSD slot), Wi-Fi in b/g/n flavors, DLNA support and Bluetooth, all running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. There’s also a micro-USB, full-size USB, female HDMI port and 3.5mm audio out.

For anybody who has observed and used one of these types of devices, the two standout features stated above should be the audio jack, and the addition of Bluetooth. Why? Because it is expands the potential functionality of the device multiple. Earlier, the lack of Bluetooth made adding peripherals — such as a mouse of keyboard — one or the other difficult, or unreasonable. Nevertheless, with Bluetooth, arrange this device to be to a certain extent valuable just acquired significantly easier. Similarly, with the dedicated audio out, at this instant you can work with sound when the display you are connecting it to (a monitor let’s say) doesn’t have speakers.

Android Mini PC overview:

The device itself is additionally of the same when it comes to design. That’s to say that it’s largely a small black box with the above mentioned ports. It’s slightly shorter this time, with a sleek finish, on the other hand as a whole it’s a modest slight unit that would slip into a pocket easily. Android Performance seemed appealing and decent, but it’s tough to express when you’re not working with a touch interface for example a phone or tablet. It’s reasonable to say that navigating Android with a pointer or mouse is an entirely different mechanism. However, apps loaded swiftly adequate for us not to notice and modest browsing and casual gaming seemed perfectly acceptable.

Launching of Android:

As soon as the MK802 was launched, it has a reasonable asking value of $75, the RK3066 edition, though, even more reasonable $55 (plus $5 shipping). That said, when we claimed it was economical, we’re only referring to launch price, as the MK802 can at this time be grabbed for $45. If you giving your old mini PC an upgrade keep searching an internet for stockiest over the coming weeks.

Specification outline:

At this moment a new competitor has arrived in the form of MK802 Android mini PC. Which is equipped with a single-core 1.5GHz AllWinner A10 processor, supported by 512MB of memory? The MK802 is also equipped with 2 x USB ports, one full-sized and one micro, and runs Google’s up-to-date Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) operating system.  In addition to being equipped with a HDMI port for connecting to your monitor of preference. Connectivity on the MK802 is provided by Wi-Fi 802.11b/g, with 4GB of Flash storage as standard, which can be increased to 32GB via the microSD card slot.

 Specification:

Model No. AK-212MiniPC
CPU AllWinner A10 1.0GHz Cortex-A8 + 500Hz GPU
GPU 2D / 3D / OpenGL ES2.0 (AMD Z430) / OpenVG1.1 (AMD Z160) @ 27M Tri/s
Operating System Android 4.0
DDR RAM 512MB / 1GB DDR3 (actual available memory is slightly less due to reserved memory)
Nand Flash 4GB (1GB used by system)
Network Wireless 802.11b/g, WAPI (Ralink8188)
Storage External storage via USB and microSD
Language Both Chinese and English packaging versions have the full Android language list when setting up, including English
USB Interface USB 2.0 host x 2, USB storage device
Video formats and decoders MKV, TS, TP, M2TS, RM, RMVB, BD-ISO, AVI, VOB, DAT, ASF, TRP, FLV, WMV, ASF, MP4, 3GP, MPEG 1/2/4, H.264, H.263, VC-1, DivX, Xvid, MJPEG, RV10
Audio formats AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, QCP, MP3, WMA, WAV, MIDI, M4A
Video output Available in Android: 720P, 576P, 480P Hardware support but not in Android yet: 1080P, Super HD 2160P, 3D Film
Interfaces HDMI1, USB-HOST, USB OTG (plugging external devices into the MK802), microSD
Image formats JPG, BMP, GIF, TIFF, PNG
Subtitle formats SRT, SUB, IDX, SSA, SMI
Power adapter External adapter 5V/2A output, 110-240V input, two wire US plug
Dimensions 88.5 x 35 x 13.4 mm
Weight 300 grams with accessories
Package contents Both the Chinese and English version packages come with a MK802 device, a charger, an HDMI cable, a USB cable and a USB adapter.

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