The ACTAMID M8S is the new palm-sized Mini PC recently launched on Kickstarter. M8S is another Mini PC powered by Intel Pentium Silver N6005 processor. Recently you had the opportunity to see PIX NII. In addition, ACTAMID M8S offers interesting features, including a 7-color backlight, dual Gigabit LAN, WiFi 6, 4K triple display (3x HDMI), and more.
ACTAMID Palm-sized Mini PC on Kickstarter
Actamid, “Act always on the manufacture, innovation, and design”, is a brand under Win Element Technology Co., Ltd. The same company is responsible for the well-known Morefine brand (M6 Mini PC, S500+ Mini PC). Now the company wants to launch a new mini PC called ACTAMID M8S through a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter.
The M8S N6005 Mini PC is available in several configurations. ACTAMID M8S (8GB RAM, 128GB M.2 SSD) is available for $239 (early bird price) and up. The most powerful version of the M8S has 16GB RAM and 1TB M.2 SSD ($369). The delivery is to be carried out from September 2022.
ACTAMID M8S N6005 Mini PC Overview Features
First of all, the device is really small. It doesn’t take up much space and can be taken anywhere (measures 3.4 * 3.4 * 1.5 inches). The heart of the M8S is the well-known Intel Pentium Silver N6005 processor (10-watt, 4-core, 4-thread, burst speeds up to 3.3 GHz) with Intel UHD graphics (450-900 MHz ). Mini PC supports RAM LPDDR4x dual-channel memory (up to 16GB and 2933 MHz. Besides Mini PC has an SSD M.2 2242 slot (PCIe/NVMe/SATA) for storage up to 1TB. The top cover ensures quick removal of components.
M8S has a quick-disassembly panel design, the clip-type setting, with 9 clip-points around, is closely connected with the machine. This feature supports replacing the shell in seconds and customizing the pattern you want.
It is also worth mentioning that ACTAMID M8S Mini PC supports WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2 (via Intel AX201), Dual Gigabit LAN. In addition, the device supports a 4K @60Hz triple display via 3x HDMI 2.0. There was also active cooling (3000RPM fan and heatsink), as well as VESA standard mounting. All M8S comes with the latest Windows 11 preinstalled, but also works with Windows 10 as well as Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and other recent Linux distributions. Despite its small size, the device has a large number of I / O ports:
- 3x USB3.0
- 2x Gigabit Ethernet
- 3x HDMI 2.0
- USB Type-C
- SSD M.2 2242
- 3.5mm audio jack
- DC jack (12V/3A/PD30W)
Interestingly, ACTAMID M8S has seven-color-lighting at the bottom. Different lighting colors can be set in the BIOS. Choose any color you like and you can also turn it off. More details about the upcoming M8S Mini PC on the Kickstarter campaign.