Imagine a computer that could fit inside your pocket. well, that’s what Intel brings with their new Compute Stick, a very portable personal computer that takes the size of a USB flash drive where you could insert it to any compatible display that supports HDMI interface.
The Intel Compute Stick is a full-fledged computer device that packs a full-blown Windows 8.1 operating system complete with Intel ATOM processor inside paired with a dedicated RAM, built-in storage, memory expansion slot and a standard USB 2.0 port. The Compute Stick was unveiled earlier this year and after 6 months of waiting, the device has finally arrived in the Philippines and is currently available in selected computer shops nationwide.
Intel Compute Stick (STCK1A32WFC)
1.83 GHz Intel Atom Z3735F quad-core Processor | Intel Virtualization Technology (Intel VT-x) support
Intel HD Graphics
2 GB DDR3L RAM (soldered) | 1333 MHz
32 GB eMMC Internal Storage
microSD expansion slot | Supports microSDXC | UHS I-Support up to 128 GB
Built-in Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
1x USB 2.0 port
1x HDMI 1.4a port
Intel HD Audio via HDMI | Supports Multi-channel digital Audio
103.4 x 37.6 x 12.5 mm
Windows 8.1 32-bit
While the one currently available is the Windows version, Intel is also set release a Linux variant of the stick with a few more difference in its hardware configuration but still a highly capable piece of device which could turn a Monitor or HDMI equipped Television into a fully working computer system that when it goes with keyboard and mouse would gives users a full computing experience.
Local PC shop PCWorx now has the new Windows 8.1 variant – Intel Compute Stick (STCK1A32WFC) available for 7,999.00 Php a piece which can be found on their listing here for further details