Finally, the next-generation tiny computer is currently available for purchase in the US for around $150. It is an Intel’s second-generation Compute Stick that brings a slightly faster processor, significantly better wireless performance, and an extra USB port. All are compared with the first model, which was unveiled in 2015.
The new Intel Compute Stick has been introduced by Intel back in January 2016 and powered by an Atom x5-Z8300 processor. Thus, it provides 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. That’s paired with a microSD card slot. The connectivity options of new 2016 Compute Stick including WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.0, a full-sized USB 3.0 port and a USB 2.0 port.
You can be found the Windows 10-powered small computer at Amazon and Newegg (price of $153), while CDW is selling it for $145. For those who want Compute Stick with no operating system, it would be happen soon since Intel plans to offer the new no-OS version with same specs as the Windows model.