The world's most affordable usable Laptop. It's ARM Powered, it runs Remix OS 2.0 on Allwinner A64 quad-core ARM Cortex-A53, with an ARM Mali400MP2 GPU, with a decent 11.6" 1366x768 display, a good keyboard and a basic mousepad (better mousepad option can be used), 1GB RAM and 8GB Flash, with 2GB RAM and more Flash options also possible. The price for this laptop can be as low as $79 to $99 if mass produced in huge volumes in the weeks/months to come, depending on the 1GB or 2GB RAM and depending on the installed Flash storage capacity (8GB, 16GB or 32GB), depending on the installed battery capacity/quality (battery life) and depending on the mousepad quality. There is also an about $20 higher priced 14.1" Allwinner A64 Remix OS 2.0 Laptop alternative available. The price totally depends on which distributor takes this platform and distribute it where and what profit margins they decide to take. If the demand is high, this Allwinner A64 Remix OS Laptop will be fully funded on crowdfunding platforms, then available in all retail stores and available as an impulse buy at supermarkets around the world. This, I think, is the big chance for Allwinner to make their A64 processor super popular. Also they have a nice open mold design 2-in-1 Laptop Tablet convertible design that should be bulk priced also below $99 with an 11.6" IPS touch screen, and also a decent keyboard and mousepad. The Remix OS team has already provided very stable support with many over-the-air updates on the 64bit Allwinner A64 platform as it's used in the very popular crowdfunded and mass produced Remix Mini which I previously filmed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNAHH3EpO_w
Phoenix OS is being developed by a team of 30 developers in Beijing China, based on Android, it supports to open any Android app in resizeable windows, to run and use several Android apps at the same time, usable with a mouse and keyboard as well as for the 2-in-1 tablet/laptop convertible market. Here at the Actions Semiconductor booth, Phoenix OS is shown running on the Actions s900 quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 open source Bubblegum-96 development board platform. The Phoenix OS team has optimized their UI platform on several ARM Platforms at the moment and they also have an x86 optimized version that can boot on any old Intel/AMD laptop or desktop off of a USB stick for example.
Vensmile is now releasing a new keyboard mini pc in foldable keyboard form factor, similar size as iPhone 6 Plus.It is powered by Intel Cherrytrail Z8300, 2GB RAM ,32GB or 64GB eMMC Flash on board, 2pcs standard USB port, 1 HDMI, 1 micro-USB for charing( with build-in battery inside),1 headphone and power button.It runs windows10, will be available at May 2016, Price arround $99.
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Crowdfunded at https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/nexdock-the-world-s-most-affordable-laptop--2/x/585198#/ NexDock used ARMdevices.net's $500 Shenzhen Sourcing service and probably a lot of the ideas that I have been posting on this blog since before 2012 before launching the idea on Indiegogo. NexDock is an Empty Laptop 14" concept, with HDMI input to use the Empty laptop's display from any device with HDMI output, then with a Bluetooth keyboard and mouse to then control that same device as long as it has Bluetooth support. The device can be any Smartphone with MHL, Slimport, USB Type-C MHL or DisplayPort output, it can be any HDMI Stick, Development boards can also work. The Empty Lapdop Dock can also charge any device using one of its USB charging ports, I guess with 2A power output.
Rockchip RK3399 is Rockchip's first big.LITTLE processor, 64bit ARMv8, on 28nm with two large ARM Cortex-A72 cores and 4 small ARM Cortex-A53 cores, with ARM Mali-T864 GPU, it features dual USB Type-C with DisplayPort audio-video output support, H265/VP9 10bit 60fps HDMI 2.0 decode, PCI-e, 8 channel microphone array and support for the latest Android, Linux, Chrome OS and Windows 10. The RK3399 SDK is available to Rockchip's partners with sampling of the chip starting before the end of this month, full mass production in consumer electronics should happen in the 3 months of July to September 2016, depending on Rockchip's mass production device partners reaching stable results with the chip. Rockchip may position RK3399 as a mass market well priced Hexacore 64bit platform.
MeLE StarCloud PCG60plus is Mini PC with very full aluminium tooling, powered by Intel Cherrytrail 64bit Quad-core Intel Z8300, 2GB RAM, 32GB Flash, runs official Windows 10, it comes with 2pcs USB3.0 port, micro-SD card reader, Giga bit Lan port, HDMI port and VGA out port. Dual band WiFi and Bluetooth4.0, pre-installed 8 languages windows 10 OS, Retail price at $149 freeshipping on aliexpress now.
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Isaac Long, Sales Manager, Brand Developement for oversea market
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Leo Owyang, Account Manager, OEM & ODM brand for oversea market
Mobile: +86 159 8952 0320
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Microsoft is proud to present their Windows 10 Continuum running super smoothly on Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 and Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 based Microsoft Lumia 950 and Microsoft Lumia 950XL, the Microsoft branded devices resulting from the acquisition of Nokia, following a huge work by Microsoft together with their partners such as Qualcomm, to bring a full Windows 10 experience to ARM, powering the future of the Desktop and the Laptop through an ARM Powered smartphone, outputting a full Windows experience to an external display using DisplayPort over USB Type-C through a desktop dock or a laptop dock.
Backwards compatibility of x86 Windows apps can be supported through a cloud solution, such as the one HP is providing with their HP Elite x3 Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 based Windows Continuum phone coming out a few months from now.
I believe the best solution for Microsoft will be to support Windows 10 on Android, so when you dock an Android phone through a desktop dock or a laptop dock, then Microsoft needs to make sure that a full Windows 10 Continuum on ARM experience can be outputted from the Android phone on that secondary display. Microsoft needs to make Windows 10 an "external-only" home replacement which needs to work on any Android device.
Seshu Madhavapeddy, VP of Product Management, responsible for the mobile compute product line at Qualcomm, presents the awesome HP Elite x3 phablet powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 running Windows 10 Mobile with Continuum. Qualcomm is working with Microsoft to bring Windows to Qualcomm ARM SoCs, running the Universal apps and enabling Continuum using the dock.
After my interview with Mark Shuttleworth, here's my 17-minute Ubuntu booth tour video. Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition comes with 5.7" 1080p Exynos7420 octa-core ARM Cortex-A57/53, 3GB RAM. At MWC 2016, Canonical is showing Ubuntu Convergence running on a Nexus 4, running a "Full Ubuntu" Unuity 8 out of the phone on the slimport HDMI output from the phone. Running the exact same Ubuntu on desktops and on ARM Powered Smartphone. Canonical is really excited to see more powerful hardware to come out running this Ubuntu Convergence solution, here poiting out that the phone runs LibreOffice, Firefox, GIMP, xchat, gedit, making it possible to use this as a desktop device.
BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition Tablet runs on the MediaTek MT8163A Quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 with Mali GPU and 2GB RAM. It runs a full Ubuntu, enabling to set it to Desktop mode to run any Ubuntu app.
Snappy Ubuntu Core delivers applications for Drones, Robots and the IoT market. Here showing off the UAVIA Snappy Ubuntu Core powered drone, running on a Toradex Freescale i.MX6 Quad-core ARM Cortex-A9 System on Module, making a more intelligent drone better to enable autonomous flight thanks to sense and avoid technologies. It also facilitates maintenance of drones by making remote software deployments secure, effective and failsafe. Snappy Ubuntu Core also is being demonstrated for home automation running on a Qualcomm Dragonboard 410c.
Samsung also showcases their new Samsung Artik 1, Samsung Artik 5 dual-core ARM Cortex-A7 with Mali400MP2 GPU, 512MB RAM, 4GB eMMC flash, built in wireless WiFi, Bluetooth, BLE, ZigBee, 6LoWPAN based Thread protocol for Google Nest. Samsung Artik 10 octa-core quad ARM Cortex-A15 and quad ARM Cortex-A7. All Samsung IoT Artik modules are offered using their new ePoP (package-on-package) design, optimized for the IoT market. Artik includes also cloud-based device management based on SmartThings Open Cloud providing SDKs to help connect endpoint devices to the cloud using Java, Android, iOS, PHP, and Python tools. Open Cloud is partially based on the Samsung SAMI data driven development platform. The Atik 5 development board with the module is available for $100 at digikey
Also at the Ubuntu booth is the lead developer for the Etherum decentralized software platform, using blockchain to power the IoT market. Ethereum is a decentralized platform that runs smart contracts: applications that run exactly as programmed without any possibility of downtime, censorship, fraud or third party interference. The Ethereum team now works on Slock.it, where the vision is that an unused bicycle in your shed gets a new lease on life. Parking spots can be sublet on demand. Airbnb apartments become fully automated. It's the future infrastructure of the Sharing Economy, Slock.it was shown at the Lift Conference here