Intel introduces Compute Stick with Atom quad-core CPU – CES 2015

Intel introduces Compute Stick with Atom quad-core CPU

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/compute-stick/intel-compute-stick.html

Compute when, where, and how you want

The Intel® Compute Stick is a new generation compute-on-a-stick device that’s ready-to-go out-of–the-box and offers the performance, quality, and value you expect from Intel. Pre-installed with Windows 8.1* or Linux, get a complete experience on an ultra-small, power-efficient device that is just four inches long, yet packs the power and reliability of a quad-core Intel® Atom™ processor, with built-in wireless connectivity, on-board storage, and a micro SD card slot for additional storage. It’s everything you love about your desktop computer in a device that fits in the palm of your hand.

Comes with 2 Variant – Windows version will include 2GB of RAM and 32GB of flash storage.Linux Version 1GB RAM and 8GB of built-in storage. Built in microSD card slot for more storage. Full sized Micro-USB ports, Bluetooth 4.0 and 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi.Charging through Micro-USB. Cost – Estimated $149 Windows version and $89 for Linux versions. Expecting shipment in early 2015.