The Chuwi HeroBox 2023 is a compact Mini PC, featuring Intel’s N100 Alder Lake-N quad-core/quad-thread processor, capable of reaching speeds up to 3.4 GHz (Turbo) with an energy-efficient TDP of 6W. This mini PC comes equipped with 8GB LPDDR5 memory for seamless multitasking and a replaceable 256GB M.2 NVMe SSD, ensuring blazing-fast storage performance. What sets it apart is its 2.5-inch SATA bay, accommodating additional HDD or SSD storage. Besides, the HeroBox 2023 N100 Mini PC is available for $159.
Chuwi HeroBox 2023 N100 Mini PC Features
Chuwi’s HeroBox Mini PC is available from 2020. It was already available with several processors. However, what characterizes this model is the value for money. The device is supposed to be inexpensive and at the same time prove itself in everyday use. This is also the case with the “new” HeroBox released in 2023.
The heart of this mini powerhouse is the Intel Processor N100 Alder Lake-N quad-core/quad-thread processor, capable of reaching speeds of up to 3.4 GHz (Turbo) while maintaining an energy-efficient TDP of just 6W. Complementing this processor is a generous 8GB of LPDDR5 memory, ensuring smooth multitasking and responsive performance. It is worth noting that the HeroBox N100 Mini PC offers an active cooling system.
Besides, inside we also find a 256GB M.2 NVMe SSD that can be easily replaced for those seeking more storage capacity. But what truly sets the HeroBox 2023 apart is its inclusion of a 2.5-inch SATA bay, allowing users to expand their storage even further, whether with an HDD or SSD. This versatility ensures that the HeroBox can adapt to a wide range of storage needs.
On the connectivity front, this mini PC is well-equipped with a variety of ports, including HDMI 2.0 and VGA video output ports, ensuring compatibility with a wide range of displays. Additionally, five USB ports (2x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0, 1x USB 3.0 Type-C) provide ample options for connecting peripherals and external devices. The inclusion of a Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 port, Wi-Fi 6, and Bluetooth 5.2 further enhances its connectivity capabilities.
In addition, HeroBox 2023 N100 Mini PC comes pre-loaded with Windows 11, providing users with a familiar and user-friendly operating system right out of the box. To complete the package, Chuwi includes a 12V/3A power adapter, a VESA mount, a multi-lingual user manual, a certificate of conformity, and a quality certificate, ensuring a hassle-free setup experience.
Although this mini PC is mainly for Windows users, some may wonder about its compatibility with Linux. As with other N100 Mini PCs, HeroBox 2023 also supports Ubuntu and other Linux distributions.
Availability and price
HeroBox 2023 N100 Mini PC can be found on the Chuwi website for $159. Attractive price will certainly tempt many of you to buy. For further information, visit the product page for complete details. Additionally, the palm-sized Blackview MP80 N100 Mini PC is currently available for just $135.99, albeit for a limited time.