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Budget Mini Windows PC's
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* April 21, 2015, 08:32:51 am
Archos unveils a $99 USB Stick Computer with the following Specs:

•Quad-core 1.33GHz Intel Atom Z3735F CPU
•Dual-core Intel HD Graphics (Gen7) GPU
•2GB RAM
•32GB storage (plus microSD card slot)
•Wi-Fi
•Bluetooth 4.0
•microUSB port
•USB port
•113 x 37.6 x 14mm; 60g

Read more at this link;http://www.neowin.net/news/archos-unveils-a-99-windows-10-pc-calling-it-the-ultimate-portable-computer


Here's a favorable review of another new $128 quad-core Windows 8.1 mini PC named the PiPO X7.

http://www.neowin.net/news/our-review-of-the-pipo-x7-the-128-quad-core-windows-81-mini-pc

A Desktop Tablet version PiPO X8:
http://www.neowin.net/news/pipo-unveils-the-x8-a-windows-tv-box--desktop-tablet-for-under-100


$139 LENOVO's PC-on-a-Stick features

• Intel Baytrail Z3735F CPU
• Up to 2GB of RAM
• Up to 32GB of storage
• Speakers
• WiFI 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0
• 1 x HDMI, 1x Micro USB 2.0, SD card reader
• Windows 8.1 with Bing

http://www.neowin.net/news/lenovo-unveils-the-ideacenter-stick-300-a-130-pc-on-a-stick-running-windows


New $150 Tronsmarts Ara X5 w/Windows 10 - Review:  
 http://www.neowin.net/news/first-look-this-is-tronsmarts-150-ara-x5-windows-10-mini-pc

The Tronsmart Ara X5 has the following specifications:
•Intel Atom Z8300 CPU / Quad-core up to 1.8Ghz
•Intel 16EU Gen8 GPU
•2GB DDR3
•32GB internal storage
•Wi-Fi a/b/g/n at 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz
•USB 2.o x 2, USB 3.0 x 1
•HDMI, 3.5mm audio port
•microSD slot for expansion
•ethernet port
•Windows 10



Also in the world of sub-miniature computing is the new $149 Windows 8.1 Intel Compute Stick (also see $110 Linux version);

http://www.neowin.net/news/intel-compute-stick-now-available-for-pre-order-starts-at-110


Dell's Inspiron Micro Desktop Windows 8.1 $180
http://www.neowin.net/news/dells-new-180-inspiron-micro-desktop-runs-windows-81-looks-incredibly-dull


Early this year HP announced their $180 Windows 8.1 Mini-PC called the "Stream-Mini" :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTudPRX-dlg

http://www.engadget.com/2015/01/05/hp-stream-mini-pavilion-mini


Microsoft's Mini PC's:  http://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-talks-about-ever-smaller-windows-10-pcs-including-one-inside-a-power-adapter


Among the Tablet market for Windows 8.1 there are several choices under $100 these days. Here's a look at HP's Stream-7 :

http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/pdp/HP-Stream-7/productID.308781500?WT.mc_id=MSCOM_EN_US_RSS_RSH_152W1ENUS59715

Review of HP Stream 7:  http://www.notebookcheck.net/HP-Stream-7-5700ng-Tablet-Review.134411.0.html

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