The Android-powered MK805 II or MINI XPlus H34 carries a sweet $60 price tag. Key hardware specs include an AllWinner A20 dual core SoC (1.2GHz), Mali-400 MP2 GPU, 1GB RAM, 4GB Flash and Android 4.2.2. (Jelly Bean).
Additional features? A Micro SD card slot, WiFi (+antennae), HDMI out (+cable), 1x USB 2.0 Host and 1x full size USB OTG ports, IR sensor AV cable, 5V power adapter and a user manual.
While the the MK805 II/MINI XPlus H34 arrives pre-loaded with Android Jelly Bean, the folks at CNX Software note that AllWinner boards have a fairly decent track record of booting Linux, even if there are still a few issues.
Interested? The MK805 II is currently available on DealExtreme for $59.80. Readers may also want to check out Kingnovel’s $96 Android mini-PC, which is powered by Rockchip’s RK3188 1.6 GHz quad-core processor paired with ARM’s Mali-400 MP4 GPU.
Key hardware specs include 2GB DDR3 SDRAM, 8GB Nand Flash storage, MicroSD slot (up to 32GB), Ethernet, WiFi, Bluetooth, HDMI, 2x USB (Host), power adapter, 3.5mm headphone jack and an IR port.
Kingnovel’s mini-PC – which measures 142x95x21 mm – is currently loaded with Android 4.1.1 (Jelly Bean), with an upgrade to 4.2.2 expected imminently. The Kingnovel (MK888) is currently available on AliExpress for $96 here.