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MeLE Star Cloud PCG09-APL1 Apollo Lake and PCG63-KL1 Kaby Lake mini PC at CES 2017

Recently we wrote about the MeLE roadmap shown during CES 2017. The MeLE company has unveiled its plans for a new fanless mini PCs equipped with the new Intel processors (Apollo and Kaby Lake). As you can see below, more or less we know when we can expect new devices.

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Last missed more information on the specific model names and specifications. Thanks to Notebook Italia, we bring you the specifications for mini PCs equipped with Apollo Lake and Kaby Lake processors. The first mini PCs we see in Q1 2017 and will be equipped with Apollo Lake chips. We will be able to see them in two well known formats: PC-on-a-Stick and a typical Set-top-Box.

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Fanless mini PCs equipped with Apollo Lake processor called PCG32APL, PCHD26APL1 and PCG09APL1. Specifications for PCG09-APL1 and other mini PCs powered by Apollo Lake looks like this:

  • CPU – Intel Celeron N3350/N3450/N3355/N3455/Pentium N4200/Pentium N4205
  • CPU Base Frequency – 1.10GHz up to 2.5GHz, 2MB L2 Cache
  • OS – Ubuntu Linux or Windows 10
  • GPU – Intel HD Graphics 500/505
  • Memory – up to 8GB
  • Storage – up to 64GB eMMC on board and 128GB/256GB/512GB M.2 SSD (optional)
  • Video Output – HDMI 2.0 and VGA
  • Audio Output – HDMI 2.0 and 3.5mm headphone jack
  • BIOS – Support Wake up on LAN/ PXE/ Bios One-Stop Reset
  • Max Resolution – up to 3840×[email protected] via HDMI 2.0 output
  • Connectivity – Gigabit Ethernet RJ45, Dual Band AC WiFi + BT 4.0, SDHX with UHS-I support upt to 256GB, 3x USB 3.0

As mentioned earlier the specification for mini PCs / Fanless NUC equipped with the new Kaby Lake processors was shown at CES 2017. PCG63-KL1 mini PC will be equipped with Kaby Lake processor.

PCG63-KL1

New models of fanless mini PCs from MeLE (Star Cloud brand) will appear in Q2 2017 and will have a specification that includes:

  • CPU – Intel Core i3-6100U/ i5-6200U/i7-6500U/ i3-7100U/ i5-7200U/i7-7500U
  • CPU Base Frequency – 2.40GHz/2.50GHz/2.70GHz up to 3.5GHz, 3MB/4MB Smart Cache
  • OS – Ubuntu Linux or Windows 10
  • GPU – Intel HD Graphics 620
  • Memory – up to 32GB
  • Storage – up to 64GB eMMC on board and 128GB/256GB/512GB M.2 SSD (optional)
  • Video Output – HDMI 2.0 and VGA, mini DP 1.2
  • Audio Output – HDMI 2.0 and 3.5mm headphone jack
  • BIOS – Support Wake up on LAN/ PXE/ Bios One-Stop Reset
  • Max Resolution – up to 4096×[email protected] via HDMI 2.0 output
  • Connectivity – Gigabit Ethernet RJ45, Dual Band AC WiFi + BT 4.0, SDHX with UHS-I support upt to 256GB, 3x USB 3.0

More can be seen on the video recorded by Notebook Italia during CES 2017.