Beautiful and open source: is Geekbox one of your dreams? (photo)

Geekbox the gadget is trying to win you over with a set of really interesting features.The small TV box built for Geekbuying promises the provision of an experience suitable to the “geeks” and fans of the world Linux and Android .

Inside the houses, 90 x 69 x 21 mm, lines that resemble modern routers (antennas for Wi-Fi included), the Geekbox offers a decent data sheet:

  • SoC: Rockchip RK3368
  • Processore: ARM 64Bits Octa-core Cortex-A53@1.5GHz
  • GPU: PowerVR SGX6110 GPU
  • Storage: 16GB eMMC v5.0
  • RAM: 2GB LPDDR3@1600Mbps
  • Connettività: IEEE802.11a/b/g/n/ac 2×2 MIMO@867Mbps, Bluetooth 4.1, Ethernet 100/1000M, HDMI 2.0, porta IR, USB

With these features the little box is capable of playing videos in 4K with H.264 or H.265, and spin, dual boot both Android, in the “desktop” Light Biz OS made ??by Rockchip, both Ubuntu .The potential of Geekbox expand further, with an eye to the world of electronic do-it-yourself, thanks to the MXM-III.

With this I / O port and internal connectors the TV box can be enriched with accessories and various modules as a display of 7.9 inches and resolution 2048 x 1536 pixels or a fan for cooling.

In short, this TV box that plays to the single board computer, a bit ‘as Raspberry Pi , promises to satisfy all really; of course, especially for those looking for an experience devoted to entertainment, not just the hardware and the open source approach, and for the moment there are no details on how it is structured the software on board.

However, the curious can already grab a Geekbox directly Geekbuying , where it is sold at the price of € 105.90, with a chance to get $ 20 off just leaving a comment on the product page .

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