HeroBox - a metal mini-PC from CHUWI

25 December 2019

Need a compact computer for undemanding tasks? Take a look at HeroBox. This is a mini-PC from CHUWI. It will reportedly be available on Amazon soon.

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It will cost about $200 at the online store. What will users get for that money? The HeroBox is encased in a metal case. The "stuffing" is adequate.

At the heart of the device is the Intel Celeron N4100 processor. The chip belongs to the Gemini Lake generation and has four cores. The clock frequency is 2.4 GHz. Complementing the configuration is 8 GB of RAM (LPDDR4).

There is also an integrated video UHD Graphics 600. Support for VP9 and 10-bit HEVC is claimed. For data storage is a solid state drive from Intel. Its capacity is 180 GB.

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The HeroBox can handle 4K video playback. A real find for home theater. The novelty is attached to the TV using VESA. As for ports, there are VGA, HDMI, USB 2.0, USB 3.0 and Type-C.

In addition, there is a slot for microSD. The operating system is Windows 10. Want to install Linux? No problem.