French company Archos, well-known one of the first Android tablet maker, has unveiled a newest tiny Windows computer-on-a-stick. The Archos PC Stick is a fully compatible with Windows 10 operating system that Microsoft plans to launch the upcoming software soon. Looks like the Intel Compute Stick and the Lenovo Ideacentre 300, they have similar hardware specifications. But the Archos PC Stick pocket-sized Windows PC offers a cheaper price. Company says the stick PC will be available for cost about $99. Meanwhile, new Windows 10 stick PC from Archos is about $30 cheaper than IdeaCentre Stick and $50 less than Compute Stick.
A matchbox-sized PC for less than $100 with Windows 10 OS, the latest Windows operating system optimized for mobile performance.
Even a small size, it’s basically full-fledged desktop computer with low-power consumption. Just complete the package such as a keyboard, mouse, or wireless control. Physical measures 4.5 x 1.5 x 0.6 inches with weighing just over 2 ounces.
Moving on specs, the $99 Archos PC Stick boasts an Intel Atom Z3735F Bay Trail processor, 2GB of RAM, and 32GB of internal storage. There is a microSD card slot for additional storage. Alongside a full-sized USB port, the PC stick provides an HDMI connector to plug it into the HDMI port on your TV or monitor. New Windows PC-on-a-stick offers typical connectivity options such as WiFi and Bluetooth.
ARCHOS Unveils PC Stick: the Ultimate Portable Computer