ZOTAC, a company known to provide small x86 Linux PCs, is currently showcasing an ARM based version at CES 2014, part of their ZBOX nano series, running either Ubuntu 12.04 or Android 4.2 on a Freescale i.MX 6Quad processor.
- SoC – Freescale i.MX 6Q quad core Cortex A9 @ 1 Ghz with Vivante GC2000 GPU
- System Memory – 1GB DDR3
- Storage – 8GB eMMC flash, SATA 3Gb/s interface with 2.5″ HDD support, and SD card slot (SD/SDHC/MMC)
- Video Output – HDMI 1.4
- USB – 4x USB 2.0 host port
- Connectivity – GbE Ethernet, and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n via mini PCIe module.
The computer currently runs Android 4.0.4 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, but Android 4.0.4 will be upgraded to Android 4.2.
ZBOX nano “ARM” mini PC will be available in Q2 2014 for a price between $100 and $150.
Jean-Luc started CNX Software in 2010 as a part-time endeavor, before quitting his job as a software engineering manager, and starting to write daily news, and reviews full time later in 2011.