Station M2 business-card sized Android 11 mini PC, also supports Ubuntu & Buildroot

After introducing Station P2 Rockchip RK3568 mini PC in March of this year, Firefly has now launched another, cheaper model with the ultra-thin Station M2 computer based on the company’s ROC-RK3566-PC single board computer equipped with Rockchip RK3566 SoC.

Station M2 is only slightly larger than a business card, but packs up to 8GB RAM, M.2 SSD storage, HDMI 2.0, Gigabit Ethernet, and USB 3.0/2.0 ports.

Business card-sized mini PC

Station M2 specifications:

  • SoC – Rockchip RK3566 with a quad-core Cortex-A55 processor @ up to 1.8GHz. Arm Mali-G52 2EE GPU with support for OpenGL ES 1.1/2.0/3.2. OpenCL 2.0. Vulkan 1.1, 0.8 TOPS AI accelerator, 4K H.265/H.265/VP9 video decoder, 1080p100 H.265/H.264 video encoder.
  • System Memory – 2GB or 4GB LPDDR4 (8GB optional)
  • Storage – 32GB or 64GB (128GB eMMC optional), M.2 PCIe 2.0 socket for 2242 NVMe SSD, MicroSD card socket
  • Video Output – 1x HDMI port up to 4Kp60
  • Audio – 3.5mm headphone jack, digital audio output via HDMI
  • Networking – Gigabit Ethernet port, dual-band 802.11b/g/n/ac WiFi 5 and Bluetooth 5.0
  • USB – 1x USB 3.0 port, 1x USB 2.0 port, 1x USB OTG Type-C port also used for power
  • Power Supply – 5V via USB Type-C port
  • Dimensions – 93.8 x 65 x 15.8 mm
  • Temperature Range – Operating: -10°C to 60°C, storage: -20°C to 70°C
  • Humidity – 10% to 80%

Station M2 ports

The mini PC supports the same operating systems as the single board computer with Android 11, Ubuntu 18.04, Buildroot + Qt, and Station OS.  When I wrote about ROC-RK3566-PC SBC last May, only Android 11 firmware and SDK were available, but now I can see a Linux SDK, buildroot, and an Ubuntu image on the Download page, as well as the RK356x RKNN Toolkit that was just added a few days ago to use the processor’s NPU with Tensorflow, Caffe, ONNX, etc…

It should provide a nice upgrade over the existing Station M1 mini PC with the same form factor, and a Rockchip RK3328 quad-core Cortex-A53 processor clocked at 1.5 GHz. More details may be found on the product page, and Station M2 can be purchased for $79 with 2GB RAM and 32GB storage, while the 4GB/32GB model goes for $105. Those are promotional prices for the next couple of weeks, after which prices will increase to $95 and $129 respectively.

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