Most low cost mini PCs based on Bay Trail or Cherry Trail processor come with only 2GB RAM, which may limit what you can do on such device, and limits multi-tasking abilities. MeegoPad T05 and T06 HDMI sticks will allow you to do more thanks to 4GB RAM connected to a quad core Intel Atom x5-Z8500 a x5-Z8500 processors, while MeegoPad T07 is still limited to 2GB RAM, and features the same x5-Z8300 processor found in Tronsmart Ara X5.
MeegoPad T05, T06, T07 preliminary specifications [Update: the specs appear to change daily, see https://plus.google.com/+IanMORRISON/posts/T6MtT6PfVvV]:
- System Memory – T05, T06: 4GB RAM; T07: 2GB RAM
- Storage – 32 to 64 GB eMMC + micro SD slot up to 64GB
- Video Output – HDMI male
- Audio I/O – HDMI, 3.5mm microphone jack
- Connectivity – (dual or single band) 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 4.0
- USB – [1x USB 2.0 host port, 1x USB 3.0 port] or [2x USB 2.0 ports], 1x micro USB port (for power?)
- Misc – Power button
- Power Supply – 5V/2A
- Dimensions – T05 & T06: 11 x 4.3 x 0.99 cm; T07: 11 x 3.8 x 1.7 cm
- Weight – T07: 280 grams
MeegoPad T07 is said to run a properly licensed version of Windows 10, and ships with a power adapter, and a user’s manual in English. It’s actively cooled with a small fan. That’s the only one that’s available for pre-order right now, and it can be found on Gearbest for $115.15.
MeegoPad T05 can be found on Alibaba, where the title and summary reports 4GB RAM are used, against 2GB RAM in the specs table. The manufacturer / reseller (Shenzhen T.D.S Electronic Technology) also claims the device sells with an “Official Licensed” with Windows 10 Home.
MeegoPad T06 is also listed on Alibaba, includes a small 300 mAh battery, and is also cooled with a fan.
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.