World’s Smallest Intel mini PC has an Intel Celeron N4100 Processor, 6GB LPDDR4 RAM and 128GB ROM
Despite its size, CHUWI’s yet-to-be-released LarkBox ultra-mini PC offers decent computing performance without extra heat. With 6GB LPDDR4 system memory and up to 128GB storage capacity, the LarkBox mini PC can handle daily multitasks easily without breaking a sweat.
So far, we have seen quite a number of small Intel mini PCs, one of the smallest being the ECS LIVA Q2 micro PC with Intel Celeron N4000 Gemini Lake processor, 4GB RAM, and 32GB eMMC flash storage housed in a 160 mm3 enclosure. While the LarkBox mini PC maintained quite some similarities with the ECS LIVA Q2, the compact, and easy-to-carry-around Intel mini PC from CHUWI comes with certain specifications that place it some steps ahead of the ECS LIVA Q2 micro PC. The LarkBox is expected to come with smaller body size, higher efficiency Celeron processor, more storage capacity, and better video output.
By comparison, features and specifications of Chuwi LarkBox mini PC include:
|Features||CHUWI LarkBox||ECS LIVA Q2|
|System on Chip||Intel Celeron N4100 quad-core Gemini Lake processor with Intel UHD Graphics 600; 6W TDP||Intel Celeron N4000 dual-core Gemini Lake processor with 12EU UHD Graphics 600; 6W TDP|
|System memory||6GB LPDDR4||2 or 4 GB LPDDR4|
|Storage||128 GB SSD storage, MicroSD card||32 or 64GB eMMC flash storage, Micro SD slot up to 128GB|
Bluetooth 4.1, 802.11ac WiFi
|USB Port||2x USB 2.0 ports,
1x USB Type-C port
|1x USB 3.1 General port,
1x USB 2.0 port
|Video output||HDMI up to 4K resolutions||HDMI 2.0|
|Power supply||TBD via USB-C port||12v / 2A|
|Dimension||61 x 61 x 43 mm||70 x 70 x 33.4 mm|
Even with its small size, the LarkBox, just like the ECS LIVA Q2 comes with an ultra-silent cooling system that keeps it cool at all times and ensures that the PC works stably under any workload. There are no details concerning the operating system but most likely the mini PC should be able to run Ubuntu 18.04 and other Linux distributions quite well.
Meanwhile, the LarkBox mini PC is yet to be released and there is no word concerning its price too, but the company has started a global giveaway where 4 lucky winners get to own a free LarkBox Ultra-mini PC.
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