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PC-on-a-stick (also known as Stick PC and Compute Stick) is a term describing PC technology characterized by a small form factor, generally using ARM or Intel Atom system on a chip, low energy usage which offers portable convenience and low prices.

Some existing PC-on-a-stick technology[edit]

  • Google Chromecast - Marvell DE3005 powered and function limited computer with Google services pre-installed
  • Cotton Candy - Low-power Samsung Exynos 4212, dual-core 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore and Mali400MP GPU desktop/nettop computer
  • Gumstix Overo series
  • IGEP COM MODULE - PC-on-a-stick version of IGEPv2 from ISEE
  • Rikomagic MK802 and MK802 II - China-made computer in PC-on-a-stick format using AllWinner A1X Cortex-A8 processor at 1.5 GHz with a Mali 400MP GPU and 512 MB (1 GB for vII) of DDR3 RAM, Android 4.0 The MK802 III use instead a Rockchip RK3066.
  • MK808 China-made computer in PC-on-a-stick format using Rockchip RK3066 dual-core 1.6 GHz cortex-A9 MPCore processor with a quad-core Mali 400M GPU and 1 GB of DDR3 RAM, Android 4.1.1
  • Kimdecent Androstick using Amlogic 8726 SoC (Cortex A9 @ 1 GHz, Mali 400MP), with 512 MB of RAM.
  • Z902 from Zero Devices, using an AllWinner A1X and 1 GB of DDR3 RAM.
  • iPPea TV from iPPea Inc. U.S.A.. It is a 1 GHz device with TV features, based on Android 4.0.3
  • UG802 using Rockchip RK3066 ARM Cortex-A9.
  • Ceedo Enterprise using Ceedo Virtual Runtime x86 and x64
  • Zealz GK802/Haipad HI802 - Android stick PC using a Freescale i.MX6Q Quad Core Cortex A9 Processor with Vivante GC2000 GPU and 1 GB DDR3 RAM. Can also run Ubuntu as well as Android.[1]
  • Hannspree Micro PC - Windows 8.1 based HDMI Stick PC running on an Intel Atom Z3735F 1.33Ghz Processor, 2Gb DDR3 RAM, 32Gb eMMC with 802.11bgn/Bluetooth 4.0 [2]
  • Roku Streaming Stick - HDMI dongle using 512MB RAM, 256MB of storage (ROM),[3] 802.11 dual-band (a/b/g/n compatible) [4] that outputs both 720p and 1080p video.
  • Amazon Fire TV Stick - Dual core Broadcom Capri 28155 (2xARM A9 up to 1 GHz) HDMI stick with 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM, dual-band/dual-antenna wifi (802.11a/b/g/n).[5]
  • Beelink Pocket P2 - Another Intel Atom (Z3735F) quad core based stick PC with 2Gb RAM and 32Gb ROM that runs Windows 8.1. First stick PC to feature a USB 3.0 port.[6]

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