Intel Compute Stick that converts your TV into a
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NEW DELHI: Intel has launched the Intel Compute Stick in India. It will be
available online through Flipkart and at physical stores via Intel technology
providers across India.
The Windows version of the stick is available at Rs 9,999 on Flipkart while the
pricing of the Linux version has not been revealed.
Powered by a 1.83GHz Intel Atom quad-core processor, the Compute Stick
essentially converts any HDMI port-equipped display or monitor into a fully
functional computer when one plugs it in.
Intel has launched two variants of the device in India providing users with a
choice of two operating systems - The Windows 8.1 version comes pre-installed
with Bing and Windows 8.1, and includes 32GB storage and 2GB RAM while the Linux
version comes pre-installed with Ubuntu 14.04, with 8GB storage and 1GB RAM.
Both devices come with Wi-Fi(802.11bgn) and Bluetooth 4.0 for connectivity, a
USB 2.0 port to connect peripherals and a micro SD card slot for additional
storage. Wireless keyboards and mice can be connected to the device via
iBall had also recently launched the iBall Spelndo PC-On-Stick, powered by the
Intel Atom Quad-Core Processor which runs Windows 8.1 and has a 2GBRAM with 32GB
in-built memory. The iBall Stick retails at Rs 8,999.
On the launch of the Intel Compute Stick, Rajiv Bhalla - director, sales and
marketing - Intel South Asia said, "Intel continues to look for great ways to
deliver new product opportunities for our end users and channel partners. The
Intel Compute Stick takes computing to the next level and helps deliver the best
computing experience possible in an incredibly small device. It brings computing
to new devices and environments, transforming the way, when and how we compute.
We are extremely pleased to bring this revolutionary device to India."
Times of India