Probably most of you remember the combination of mini PC and a tablet called Gole1. Company Shenzhen QianHai Gole Technology Co., Ltd. – GOLE by crowdfundig released interesting and at the same time niche device, which is currently available on Aliepress for $260USD and up. The device had a 5-inch IPS touch screen and Intel Atom x5-Z8300 Cherry Trail processor. Soon will be on the market the next edition of this mini PC called Gole1 Plus. Perhaps there is market demand for this type of device, so the company decided to release the next model. Differences between Gole1 mini PC, and the new Gole1 Plus mini PC is not much but they are important. Gole1 Plus will have an 8-inch (1280×800 IPS) touch screen display and will be equipped with Intel Atom x5-Z8350 Cherry Trail processor.
The Gole1 Plus should be available soon for about $200. New Gole1 Plus will be harder to carry in your pocket, but will be more efficient and will be able to use the mini PC in other circumstances, such as a mini computer in your kitchen or living room, to manage Smart-Home or other. Mini PC can be mounted on the wall. We are sure that can easily find for this machine commercial solution. More detail in the specification.
Gole1 Plus mini PC specifications:
- CPU – Intel Atom x5-Z8350 “Cherry Trail” quad core processor up to 1.92 GHz
- GPU – Intel HD Graphics (200 MHz base, 500Mhz max)
- OS – Windows 10 Home 64bit
- Memory – 4 GB DDR3L
- Storage – 64 GB NAND flash (128GB optional) + micro SD slot up to 128GB
- Display – 8″ capacitive touchscreen display with 1280×800 resolution; 8 point touch
- Video Output – HDMI 1.4 port
- Audio I/O – HDMI, 3.5mm headphone jack
- Connectivity – 10/100M Ethernet, Dual Band 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 4.0 with internal antenna
- USB – 2x USB 2.0 host ports, 1x USB 3.0 port
- Misc – Power, volume and back buttons
- Battery – 5000mAh battery
- Power Supply – 5V/3A
- Dimensions – 19.86 X 13.6 X 2.7cm (aluminum case)
- Weight – n/a
Compared with Gole1, Gole1 Plus does not have a micro USB port which allowed the charge. The new mini PC can charge via DC jack (5V / 3A). The following table compares the two mini PC.
|SoC||Intel Cherry Trail Z8300 Quad Core 1.84GHz||Intel Atom x5-Z8350(2M Cache, up to 1.92 GHz)|
|RAM||4GB DDR3||4GB DDR3|
|ROM||64GB Nand||64GB Nand (128 optional)|
|Display||5 inch, 1280×720||8 inch, 1280×800 IPS|
|Wi-Fi||dual band, 2.4G/5.0G, external antenna||dual band, 2.4G/5.0G, internal antenna|
|USB 2.0||3 ports||2 ports|
|USB 3.0||1 port||1 port|
|Battery||2600 mAh||5000 mAh|
|Size (cm)||13.50 X 9.0 X 2.0||19.86 X 13.6 X 2.7|
|OS||Windows 10 (32 bit), Android 4.4||Windows 10 (64 bit|
We hope that the device will soon appear on the market. We are curious your opinion about Gole1 Plus mini PC. Do you see the use of this mini PC, would you be interested in buying Gole1 Plus? Leave a comment below.
[Update] GOLE1 PLUS is available on Amazon: