ASUS announced a PC for 129$, that could fit in your pocket

Technology is innovating and expanding at an exponential rate. It’s difficult to grasp how dramatic is the growth of 2 x 2 x 2 x 2…

Over years personal computing has seen a significant growth. From those mammoth sized computing machines that once occupied an entire room, computers has evolved to a simple gadget that could fit in your pocket.

And now they are reduced to the size of USB drives known as STICK PC’S. The Stick PC safely counts as a trend now.

Recently at the IFA 2015, ASUS has announced their first PC in the ‘compute stick’ form factor, the VivoStick PC.

The Asus VivoStick PC is an ultra-miniature PC that turns any HDMI-enabled TV or monitor into a fully-functional Windows 10 PC, and which can be controlled remotely from a Smartphone.

These compute sticks from ASUS are stylishly designed to mimic the fountain pen design and are slim and beautiful.

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ASUS VivoStick PC

Getting in to the technical details, VivoStick PC is powered by a Intel’s 14nm Cherry Trail platform, has 2GB of DDR3L RAM and 32 GB of storage. With these exciting features, it can be used for essential daily computing.vivostick

 

Here is a full list of specifications of ASUS VivoStick PC

  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home
  • Graphic: Intel HD Graphics
  • Memory: 2 GB eMCP
  • Storage:32GB eMCP
  • Wireless Data Network: 802.11 b/g/n , Bluetooth V4.0
  • Side I/O Ports: 1 x Micro USB (For Power Only), 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x Audio Jack(s) (Mic/Headphone Combo)
  • Front I/O Ports: 1 x HDMI Out
  • Dimensions:5.43 x 1.34 x 0.59 inch (WxDxH)
  • Weight: 0.07 kg(0.15 lb)

It lacks an microSD expansion slot, which is a big disadvantage for this little device.The Asus VivoStick comes in a Blue, White and Black colors and is priced at an MSRP of $129 (Rs. 8,540 approx.).ASUS isn’t announcing a release date right now, but will be available soon.

Also the company has recently launched a Smartphone with a massive 256 GB internal memory.

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Ganesh Venigalla

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