Once upon a time keyboard computers were very popular, and some companies have tried to bring keyboard computers back to market in the last few years with limited success. PiPo is giving it a try too with PiPo K1 keyboard PC powered by an Intel Atom Bay Trail processor.
- SoC – Intel Atom Bay trail processor (likely Z3735F or Z3736F)
- System Memory – 2GB
- Storage – 32 or 64 eMMC + micro SD port
- Keyboard – QWERTY with multi-touch touchpad
- Video Output – HDMI and VGA
- Audio – Stereo speakers
- Connectivity – Ethernet and WiFi
- USB – 2x USB host ports
- Misc – Power button
- Battery – Maybe…
- Power – TBD
The keyboard should be pre-installed with Windows 10, and the touchpad support gestures like pinch and zoom. There may also be a battery to be able to use the keyboard from the sofa while connected to WiFi, and using Miracast. PiPO K1 should be available next month, but pricing has not been decided/announced yet. PiPO marketing team must have limited imagination or/and memory, as there’s already a PiPo K1 page, but it’s for a Mediatek based tablet…
Via Netbook Italia
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.