Kano PC specifications:
- SoC – Intel Celeron N4000 dual-core Gemini Lake processor @ 1.10 GHz with Intel UHD graphics; 6W TDP
- System Memory – 4GB DDR3L RAM
- Storage – 64GB eMMC flash with 164 MB/s write speed, MicroSD slot
- Display – 11.6″ touchscreen with 1366 x 768 resolution
- Audio – 3.5mm headphone jack, 3.5mm speaker level jack, 1x microphone
1x HDMI port
- Connectivity – Dual-band Wi-Fi 4 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0
- USB – 2x USB 3.0, 1x USB-C
- LEDs – 1x power on (red), 1x barrel connector (red), 1x battery connected – USB C (red), 2x USB ports ON LED (green), 1x Headphone ON LED (blue), 1x HDMI – (yellow), 1x micro SD (green), 1x speaker ON LED (blue), 1x microphone (blue)
- Battery – Li-ion battery good for at least 10 hours
- Power Supply – Charging via USB-C power supply
- Dimensions & Weight – TBD
A keyboard is also included, as well as a power supply, and stickers, and user guide.
Kano PC ships with Windows 10 Home, as well as various pre-installed programs including Kano Software Studio with 100+ coding projects, Paint 3D, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Office, Skype, Spotify, and Netflix.
The laptop/tablet is designed for kids, so while it’s technically a DIY laptop like Olimex TERES-I, the assembly is much easier, as users simply need to insert the battery and the speaker before covering the back of the display with an acrylic cover.
Kano PC is available now for $299 from Kano store, Microsoft, and Best Buy.
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.