The Firefly’s Station M3 is a new fanless Geek Mini PC powered by Rockchip RK3588S SoC. New Station M3 Mini PC supports up to 16GB RAM, 8K dual display (HDMI 2.1 and USB-C / DP1.4), and 8K (H.265) video encoding and decoding. Interestingly, a small (96.6 × 73 × 32.8mm) aluminum housing will be available in various colors. Among others, iron gray, dark green, blue, pinkish purple, rose, light pink, and of course black.
Station M3 RK3588S Mini PC Overview Features
Firefly’s Station M3 is another Mini PC from the M series, this time based on the newest powerful Rockchip RK3588S SoC. Recently we saw the Firefly ROC-RK3588S-PC Single Board Computer equipped with this chipset. Station M3 is probably built on this board. Rockchip RK3588S octa-core processor offers 4×Cortex-A76 and 4×Cortex-A55, 8nm lithography process, and frequency up to 2.4GHz. Besides, the chip is integrated with ARM Mali-G610 MP4 quad-core GPU and built-in AI accelerator NPU, it provides 6Tops computing power.
Station M3 RK3588S Mini PC supports 8K video encoding and decoding ([email protected] H.265 / VP9 / AVS2, [email protected] H.264 AVC / MVC). Besides, it also supports the latest AV1 decoding ([email protected]). Besides, Station M3 supports up to 16GB RAM LPDDR4 and up to 128GB eMMC storage. In addition, it has an M.2 PCIe2.0 NVMe SSD SATA3.0 (2242) slot, and a TF card slot.
As mentioned, the device is small and fanless, and there are also openings on the sides of the housing for better ventilation. Mini PC supports dual-band 802.11ac WiFi 5, Bluetooth 4.2, and Gigabit Ethernet. In addition, it enables 8K dual display via HDMI 2.1 and USB-C / DP1.4. Despite its small size, there are plenty of ports:
- RJ45 Gigabit LAN
- USB-C multi-function port (USB3.0 OTG/DP1.4)
- HDMI 2.1
- 3.5mm audio jack
- TF card slot
- DC jack
The device is delivered by default from Station OS (new UI). However, it also supports native Android 12 OS, Linux distributions, and UEFI boot. Station M3 RK3588S Mini PC works well as a mini personal computer for work and entertainment (gaming and streaming).
Availability and price
Unfortunately, there is no information on price and availability ([UPDATE 08/06/2022] Firefly Station M3 will be available on 15 August) at the moment. We will let you know as soon as this changes. At the moment, I encourage you to read the features and specification on the product page.
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