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MeLE PCG03 Apo and Other New Fanless Mini PCs from MeLE coming soon

During CES 2017 Chinese manufacturer of mini PCs – MeLE (Shenzhen MeLE Star Technology Ltd.) unveiled its plans for a new fanless mini PCs with new Apollo Lake and Kaby Lake processors. Recently at the Global Sources Electronics Fair in Hong Kong (11-14 April 2017), MeLE company has shown a new fanless mini PCs with Apollo Lake processor: MeLE PCG03 Apo, PCG32-APL1 and PCG63-APL2, and new Mini PC with Kaby Lake processor called Mini PC PCG63-KBL1. Probably most of the names are still unspecified or are codenames and will be changed in the future.

Below you will find specifications of the new mini PCs from MeLE which will soon appear in the Official MeLE Store on Aliexpress. Will the new mini PCs be branded with a new brand from MeLE called Star Cloud soon to we learn about it. Probably in the first place will be well known MeLE PCG03 (we tested the great PCG03 Plus, review here) in the new version, and exactly MeLE PCG03 Apo powered by Apollo Lake processor.

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MeLE PCG03 Apo mini PC specifications:

  • CPU – Intel Celeron N3450 dual core “Apollo Lake” processor @ 1.10 / 2.20 Ghz
  • GPU – Intel HD Graphic (Gen9-LP) integrated
  • OS Support – Windows 10 Home (64-bit)
  • Memory – 4GB DDRL3L
  • Storage – 32GB eMMC 5.0 flash, 1x M.2 SSD slot, 1x SD card slot
  • Video Output – HDMI 2.0 up to 4K @ 60 Hz, and VGA
  • Audio – Via HDMI, 3.5mm audio combo jack
  • Connectivity – Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11ac WiFi & Bluetooth 4.0
  • USB – 3x USB 3.0 ports, 1x USB 2.0 port, 1x USB3.0 Type-C port
  • Misc – Power button, Kensington Lock, 75x75mm VESA mount support, BIOS features: PXE boot, Wake-on-LAN, BIOS reset button, auto power-on after power loss
  • Power Supply – Input: AC 100-240V, Output: DC 12V / 2A with UL, UK, GS, and SAA plugs
  • Dimensions – 150 x 103 x 37 mm
  • Weight – 500 grams

MeLE PCG03 Apo

General specification for mini PCs called PCG32-APL1 and PCG63-APL2 powered by “Apollo Lake” processors below.

Mini PC PCG32-APL1 with Apollo Lake processor

  • CPU – Intel Celeron N3350/N3450/ Pentium N4200, 1.10 GHz up to 2.5GHz, cache 2MB L2
  • GPU – Intel HD Graphics 500/505
  • Memory – LPDDR3 up to 8GB
  • OS – Ubuntu Linux or Windows 10
  • BIOS – Support Wake p on LAN/PXE/BIOS One-Step Reset
  • Max. Resolution – up to 3840×[email protected] via HDMI 2.0 output
  • Video Outpt – HDMI 2.0 port, VGA port
  • Audio Output – HDMI 2.0, 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Storage – up to 64GB eMMC on board and 128GB/256GB/512GB M.2 SSD (optional) + SD card slot (SDXC with UHS-I support up to 256GB)
  • Connectivity – Gigabit Ethernet RJ45, Dual Band WiFi 802.11ac + Bluetooth 4.0
  • USB – 3x USB 3.0

Probably mini PCs from the PCG32-APL1 model will have the same housing as the PCG03 Apo. On the other hand, mini PCs PCG63-APL2 with “Apollo Lake” processors will have the same housing as mini PCs with “Kaby Lake” processors, model name – PCG63-KBL1.

PCG63-KBL1

Mini PC PCG63-APL2 powered by “Apollo Lake” processors general specifications

  • CPU – Intel Celeron J3355/J3455/ Pentium J4205, 1.10 GHz up to 2.5GHz, cache 2MB L2
  • GPU – Intel HD Graphics 500/505
  • Memory – DDR3L SODIMM dual-sockets up to 8GB
  • OS – Ubuntu Linux or Windows 10
  • BIOS – Support Wake p on LAN/PXE/BIOS One-Step Reset
  • Max. Resolution – up to 3840×[email protected] via DP1.2 output
  • Video Outpt – HDMI 1.4 port, DP1.2 port
  • Audio Output – HDMI 1.4,DP1.2, 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Storage – up to 64GB eMMC on board and 128GB/256GB/512GB M.2 SSD (optional) + SD card slot (SDXC with UHS-I support up to 256GB)
  • Connectivity – Gigabit Ethernet RJ45, Dual Band WiFi 802.11ac + Bluetooth 4.0
  • USB – 3x USB 3.0
  • Other – RS-232 console port

Mini PC PCG63-KBL1 powered by “Kaby Lake” processors general specifications

  • CPU – Intel Core i3-7100U/i5-7200U/i7-7500U, 2.4 GHz up to 3.5GHz, 3MB/4MB SmartCache
  • GPU – Intel HD Graphics 620
  • Memory – DDR4 SODIMM dual-sockets up to 32GB
  • OS – Ubuntu Linux or Windows 10
  • BIOS – Support Wake p on LAN/PXE/BIOS One-Step Reset
  • Max. Resolution – up to 4096×[email protected] via HDMI 2.0 output
  • Video Output – HDMI 2.0 port, DP1.2 port
  • Audio Output – HDMI 2.0,DP1.2, 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Storage – up to 64GB eMMC on board and 128GB/256GB/512GB M.2 SSD (optional) + SD card slot (SDXC with UHS-I support up to 256GB)
  • Connectivity – Gigabit Ethernet RJ45, Dual Band WiFi 802.11ac + Bluetooth 4.0
  • USB – 3x USB 3.0
  • Other – RS-232 console port

More details can be found on video recorded by Notebook Italia team via Global Sources Electronics 2017 in Hong Kong.


Mele PCG63-KBL1 will also be sold in combination with an external video conferencing camera (skype) 5 Mega-pixel, 12x Optical zoom, 1080p HD, Wide-angle 85 and multi-transmission microphone.

MeLE Camera

Probably MeLE PCG03 Apo will be available for $149. At the moment there is no accurate information on the availability and price of mini PCs from Apollo Lake and Kaby Lake processors. We will keep you informed if new information appears.

Source: Notebook Italia