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The VIA APC is a low-cost ($49) single-board computer designed to run the Android operating system. It has been available for purchase since July 2012. Since January 2013 enhanced versions are available for purchase at a higher price.[1][2]

The APC Paper version, housed in a recycled cardboard case resembling a book, won a Design and Innovation Award at Computex 2013.[3][4]

Technical details[edit]

Item Description
Model APC 8750
Software Android 2.3 (PC System)
Chip WonderMedia WM8750 800MHz ARM1176JZF System on a chip
Memory DDR3 512MB Memory, 2GB NAND Flash
Graphics Built-in 2D/3D Graphic, Resolution up to 720p
Input and Output HDMI, VGA, USB 2.0 (x4), Audio out / Mic in, microSD Slot
Network 10/100 Ethernet
Size 170 x 85mm (W x H), Neo-ITX Standard

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "VIA APC: A $49 Android computer with an ARM11 CPU". liliputing. 2012-05-22. Retrieved 2012-06-03. 
  2. ^ Christopher von Eitzen (crve) (23 May 2012). "VIA launches "Android PC" mini ARM-based system". Archived from the original on 23 May 2012. Retrieved 28 February 2017. 
  3. ^ Eric Brown (17 June 2013). "Hackable, cardboard Android mini-PC wins award". Archived from the original on 21 June 2013. 
  4. ^ Georg Schnurer (4 June 2013). "Design & Innovation Award 2013" (in German). Heise Online. 

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