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Chromebit HDMI Stick

Coming this summer: the Chromebit. This is a Chrome OS computer on a HDMI stick.



Together with Google ASUS will launch a new type of Chrome device: the Chromebit. This is a full computer that will be available for less than $100 USD. Just like the Chromecast, you can plugin this device into any display, with an HDMI port & the device will be powered by microUSB.

According to Gizmodo, these are the specs (not officially anounced, yet)

  • Rockchip RK3288 CPU, with quad-core Mali 760 graphics.
  • 2GB of RAM.
  • 16GB of solid state storage
  • 2×2 dual-band 802.11ac WiFi
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Single full-size USB 2.0 port on one end.

It will come in 3 colors; blue, orange & silver. No official launch date known yet.