Giada launches two new mini-PC, the Q10 and Q11. They run under an ARM processor and embarks the Android 4.0. Is it good omens for Microsoft and its Windows 8 which is struggling to seduce?
After the smartphones and tablets, Android gently enters into the PC market. Giada unveils two new mini-PC, the Q10 and Q11 on ARM architecture. They can be vertically or horizontally placed, these very compact desktops (190 x 149 x 25.5 mm) embeds an Allwins A10 1 GHz processor supported by a Mali-400 MP4 graphics chip, accompanied by 1 GB of DDR3 memory and a 1500 mAh battery to face a sudden power cut.
The equipment is quite rich with five USB 2.0 ports, VGA output, HDMI output, SD / MMC card reader, Ethernet connector and support for wireless Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. The Q10 comes with a storage capacity of 4 GB against the 8 GB of the Q11 while internally, a 2.5-inch SATA slot allows the installation of a conventional hard drive.
The Q10 and Q11 are presented in the end as some interesting solutions for professionals. They can also respond to multimedia needs but without meeting all the requirements for an HTPC.
After clear indicated that the Microsoft Office suite was a target, Google hopes it also become threatening in the OS areas for PC?