The ultra-slim Intel Compute Stick has been launched in India, which is owered by an Intel Atom Quad-Core processor. This plug-and-play Intel Compute Stick is a new category of computing devices that enables you to transform a display unit into a fully functioning entry level computer. Any HDMI enabled TV or monitor can become a basic computer by simply plugging in the Intel Compute Stick.
This Stick is available in two variants :
- Pre installed with Bing and Windows 8.1, this Intel Compute Stick variant includes 32GB storage and 2GB memory.
- Pre-installed with Ubuntu 14.04, this offering of the Intel Compute Stick includes 8GB storage and 1GB memory.
Both devices have connectivity options of Wi-Fi(802.11bgn), Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0 port to connect peripherals and a micro SD card slot for additional storage.
The Intel Compute Stick is currently available on Flipkart at Rs. 9,999 ( First variant). This will also be available through Intel Technology Providers across the country.
iBall has also recently announced the launch of iBall Spelndo PC-On-Stick, powered by the Intel Atom Quad-Core Processor which runs Windows 8.1and has a 2GBRAM with 32GB in-built memory.
Commenting on the launch, 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.”