Azpen Hybrx Remix OS 3.0 Laptop based on Allwinner A64 Processor Goes for $69 and Up (Crowdfunding)

We were presented with prototypes of sub $100 Remix OS laptops based on Allwinner A64 64-bit ARM processor in April, and now it appears at least one of th presented laptops has been launched on Kickstarter where you can get one for as low as $69. Azpen Hybrx A1160 laptop specifications: SoC – Allwinner A64 Quad Core ARM Cortex A53 processor @ 1.3 GHz with Mali-400MP2 GPU System Memory – 1GB or 2GB RAM depending on model Storage – 16GB or 32GB flash depending on model + micro SD slot Display – 11.6” HD LCD 1366×768 (16:10 aspect ratio) Video Output – mini HDMI up to 4K resolution Audio – HD Audio, 2x built-in 1W speakers, built-in microphone, 1x 3.5mm headphone jack Connectivity – Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 Camera – 2.0MP front-facing camera USB – 2x USB 2.0 host ports Sensors – G-sensor, accelerometer Power Button, Volume Button Dimensions […]

Vensmile U1 Quad Core Remix OS mini PC Comes with 2GB RAM, 32GB Storage

I see more and more devices based on Remix OS, an operating system based on Android with desktop improvements, and the latest is Vensmile U1 powered by Amlogic S905 processor with 2GB RAM, and 32GB storage, and which strongly looks like Unuiga S905+ TV box, also running Remix OS, and launched via an ultimately unsuccessful crowdfunding campaign. Vensmile U1 specifications: SoC –  Amlogic S905 quad core ARM Cortex-A53 @ up to 2.0GHz with penta-core Mali-450MP GPU System Memory – 2GB RAM Storage – 32GB flash + micro SD slot Video Output – HDMI 2.0, AV Audio – HDMI, AV, optical S/PDIF Connectivity – Gigabit Ethernet, dual band 802.11 b/g/n (ac?) WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 USB – 2x USB 2.0 host ports Misc – IR receiver, touch button for power on/off and standby Power Supply –  5V/2A Dimensions – 11.2 x 11.2 x 2 cm So the specs are indeed exactly the […]

MeegoPad A02 Remix OS TV Stick Has Now Launched on Indiegogo for $39 and Up

MeegoPad A02 octa-core Remix OS first launched in China for as low as 199 CNY ($30), and the company has raised around 107,000 RMB (~$16,300 US) so far. In the meantime, they’ve also launched the product on Indiegogo for a ~25% markup for cheapest pledge as the 1GB RAM/16GB Flash is offered for $39 + shipping, instead of $30 + shipping in China. The specifications have not changed much (some features have been clarified), and there are still two models with different memory and storage capacities: SoC – Allwinner A83T octa-core ARM Cortex-A7 @ 1.6 GHz with  PowerVR SGX544MP1 GPU System Memory / Storage 1GB DDR3L + 16 GB eMMC flash, and micro SD slot up to 128GB OR 2GB DDR3L + 32 GB eMMC flash, and micro SD slot up to 128GB Video Output – HDMI 1.4 up to 1080p60 Audio Output – HDMI, 3,5 mm headphone jack Connetivity […]

Jide Remix Pro is a Remix OS 3.0 2-in-1 Laptop Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 Processor

Remix OS appears to getting more and more attention, and is now found in an increasing number of hardware platforms. Jide has also been working on the new Remix OS 3.0 version based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and showcased it in Jide Remix Pro 2-in-1 laptop / tablet reference design powered by Snapdragon 652 octa-core processor. Jide Remix Pro specifications: SoC – Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 (APQ8074) octa core processor with 4x Cortex A72 cores @ 1.8 GHz, 4x Cortex A53 cores, and Adreno 510 GPU System Memory – 3GB  RAM  Storage – TBD internal storage; micro SD card slot Display – 12″ IPS display with 2K resolution (2160×1440) Camera – 8 MP rear camera; 5MP front-facing camera Audio – 2x speakers; combo audio jack Connectivity – dual band WiFi, Bluetooth 4, optional 4G-LTE with SIM card slot (replacing micro SD slot), GPS, USB – 1x USB 2.0 port, 1x USB type C […]

MeegoPad A02 Octa-Core Remix OS TV Stick Sells for $30 and Up (in China)

After tablets, mini PCs, laptops, and All-in-one PCs, Remix OS is getting on yet another form factor with MeegoPad A02 TV stick powered by Allwinner A83T octa-core Cortex A7 processor with 1 or 2GB RAM, 16 or 32 GB storage. MeegoPad A02 specifications: SoC – Allwinner A83T octa-core ARM Cortex-A7 @ 2.0 GHz with  PowerVR SGX544MP1 GPU System Memory – 1GB or 2GB DDR3L Storage – 16GB or 32GB eMMC flash, micro SD slot up to 128GB Video Output – HDMI up to 4K resolution Audio Output – HDMI, 3,5 mm headphone jack Connetivity – 802.11 b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 USB – 2x USB 2.0 host ports, 1x micro USB port for power Misc – Power button Power Supply – 5V/2A via micro USB Dimensions – 110 x 43 x 9.9 mm Weight – 50 grams The device runs Remix OS 2.0 based on Android 5.1 with desktop optimizations […]

Jide and Asus Optimized Remix OS 2.0 on a Specific Intel Celeron 3150 mini-ITX Board

Remix OS 2.0 Android port with optimization for desktop use is great on ARM hardware, as in most cases, Linux distributions or Windows 10 don’t really run perfectly on such hardware. Remix OS for x86 could also be an option for your older computer that may feel sluggish with recent desktop operating systems, but would people really run it on newer and faster x86 hardware as their main OS? Jide and Asus actually think  there’s a market here, and both companies collaborated to optimize Remix OS 2.0 for Asus N3150I-C mini-ITX motherboard powered by Intel Celeron N3150 processor. For reference, I’ll list the main specifications of Asus N3150C-I motherboard: SoC – Intel Celeron N3150 “Braswell” quad core processor @ up to 2.08 GHz with Intel HD Graphics Gen8 @ up to 640 MHz – 6W TDP System Memory – 2x U-DIMM up to 8GB DDR3 1600/1066 MHz Non-ECC dual channel […]

AOC Mars is an ARM Based 24″ All-in-One PC Running Remix OS 2.0

AOC International and Jide Technology has partners to launch Mars, the first all-in-one (AIO) PC supporting Remix OS. The computer is powered by Amlogic S905 processor with 2GB RAM & up to 64GB storage, and features a 23.8″ display. AOC Mars “M1238B” preliminary specifications: Soc – Amlogic S905 quad core Cortex A53 processor @ 2.0 GHz with penta-core Mali-450MP GPU System Memory – 2GB RAM Storage – 16 or 64 GB flash depending on model Display – 23.8″ display with 1920 x 1080 resolution Video – 2x HDMI ports Audio – Stereo speakers, 3.5mm jacks for headphone and microphone Connectivity – Ethernet, and probably WiFi and Bluetooth (TBC) USB – 4x USB 2.0 ports Misc – Power, volume, menu and back buttons Dimensions – 9.9mm thickness, 13.3 mm border width The computer will run Remix OS 2.0. It will first be showcased at CES Asia 2016 in Shanghai, launched in […]

Sub $100 Remix OS Laptops Powered by Allwinner A64 Processor Are Coming Our Way

Remix OS is a fork of Android making the popular operating system more suitable for desktop use with a start-up menu, better handling of multi-tasking, multi-window support, etc… It’s found in several tablets and TV boxes including Jide’s own Remix mini. But Charbax has showcased a few Remix OS laptop prototypes based on Allwinner A64 processor, with the video apparently shot from Allwinner office. The first model is a white 11.6″ laptop (1366×768) with Allwinner A64 quad core Cortex A53 processor, looking quite similar to Olimex DIY laptop prototype also based on A64, with 1 to 2GB RAM, 8GB to 32GB flash, and a “nice keyboard and touchpad”. The second model is based on the hardware, except the screen is larger (14.1″). It features HDMI output, two USB 2.0 ports, a micro SD slot, and a 3.5mm audio jack. Those two models are expected to sell between $80 and $100 […]

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