GIGABYTE has unveiled BRIX IoT mini PC powered by either Intel Celeron N3450 or Pentium N4200 processor both part of Intel’s Apollo Lake family, and as the name implied the devices target Internet of Things applications.
- SoC (one or the other)
- Intel Celeron N3450 quad core processor @ up to 2.2GHz with Intel HD graphics 500 (6W TDP)
- Intel Pentium N4200 quad core processor @ up to 2.5GHz with Intel HD graphics 505 (6W TDP)
- System Memory – 2x SO-DIMM DDR3L slots @ 1333/1600/1866 MHz up to 8GB
- Storage – 1x M.2 slot, 1x micro SD slot, optional 32 or 64GB eMMC flash
- Dual Gigabit Ethernet via Realtek RTL8111HS
- Intel Dual band Wireless-AC 3165 module with two SMA antenna connectors
- 3G via mini PCIe slot and SIM card slot with one SMA antenna connector
- Video Output – Dual HDMI 1.4b up to 3840×2160 @ 30 Hz
- Audio – Realtek ALC255 audio codec; microphone/headphone jack, via HDMI ports
- USB – 4x USB 3.0 (2x front, 2x rear)
- Serial – 1x COM port (RS232/422/485) via RJ45 connector (ring indicator not supported)
- 1x M.2 slot (2280_storage) SATA
- 1x M.2 NGFF 2230 A-E key slot occupied by WiFi+BT card
- 1x Half-size mini-PCIe slot for 3G module
- 1x Micro SIM card connector
- Misc – Power button, Kensington lock slot, TPM header
- Power Supply – 19 or 12V DC (shipped with 19V/65W power supply)
- Dimensions – 165 x 105 x 27mm; motherboard: 150 x 100 mm
- Temperature Range – Operating: 0°C to +50°C; storage:: -20°C to +60°C
The fanless IoT gateway ships with a power supply, 75×75 and 100×100 VESA brackets, and is said to support Windows 10 64-bit. The company also expects the mini PC to be used in thin clients, POS solutions, and digital signage.
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.