GPD has published images of its new device that it wants to present this coming year. The device in question will be called GPD-MiniPC, and is a new product line that wants to introduce GPD, aimed at offering a device not as powerful as its Pocket line, but in favor of gaining connectivity with more USB ports, and other types.
- Intel N4100 processor
- 4GB RAM
- 128GB SSD 2242 drive (replaceable)
- 3 USB 3.0 Type A ports (full-size USB ports)
- 1 USB Type-C port (for charging and data)
- 1 MicroSD slot
- 1 Gigabit RJ45 port
- 1 HDMI port (standard size)
- 1 Serial port
- 1 touchpad built into the keyboard (for use with the right hand)
- Wifi Dual Band 5GHz
- Charger with PD (Power Delivery) and Standard support (5V charger), both by the same USB Type-C port (The device will come with a PD charger)
- 6200mAh battery (2 x 3200mAh)
- Backlight keyboard
- Touchpad panel on the right side
- Mouse buttons on the left side
- Hole to install a wrist strap (wirstrap)....Initially, the Indiegogo campaign will open this February and will only have 2000 initial units.
The official description is:
"It is an ultra small handheld UMPC, suitable for engineers, technicians or industrial applications (configuration of industrial equipment, etc., and that can be connected through the ports, being a tool easy to transport, complete and compact) "
All very intriguing. I'm not sure I have a personal use for this sort of thing every day, but I'd sure as heck like it in my all year round toolkit, for all those times when I'm summoned to a friend's house to 'fix their computers'!