Intel introduced the second generation of computers Compute Stick
Compute Stick, a line of miniature computers from Intel, which are connected to the HDMI port of a monitor or TV, was first introduced in 2015. Intel obviously continues to believe in the future like mini-computers, because CES 2016, the company introduced the second generation of the Compute Stick, which differs from its predecessor with higher speed and more sophisticated design.
In fact, the silicon giant has revealed three new computer Compute Stick. The cheapest of them is equipped with a Quad-core Cherry Trail x5-Z8300, while the other two versions received more powerful chips Core M Skylake generation. One device uses Core m3-6Y30 and the other Core m5-6Y57, and in both cases they are supplemented by 4 GB RAM, 64 GB of internal memory, three USB ports and a wireless adapter Bluetooth 4.1 and 802.11 ac Wi-Fi. Basic model with Cherry Trail Atom processor has 2 GB of RAM, 32 GB internal memory, 2 USB port and supports Bluetooth 4.0 and 802.11 ac Wi-Fi. All three devices are running Windows 10.
The company confirms that mass production of the new mini-computers will begin in February, and in sale they will arrive before the end of the first quarter of 2016. In the U.S. market the new «sticks» will be available for $159, $399 and $499.