Already in 1300 the buyers of Magicstick distributed in less than 66 different countries but no domiciled at Hogwarts because despite the name translates literally as “magic wand” it is only a flash TV Wintel. Stuff “muggles” in short, do not underestimate it because it is a TV stick from records, being the first in the world equipped with 8GB of RAM (top of the line in the configuration).
The team Magicstick is mostly of Indian origin, but with the addition of the entrepreneur Italian Davide Cali, and judging by the summary page on the official website of the project appears to have a solid foundation in the IT industry. For now Magicstick is starring in a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo and is available in two different versions.
The basic configuration, Magicstick One features a Intel Cherry Trail Z8300, 2GB of RAM and 32GB of solid state storage, WiFi a / b / g / n, and a budget of interfaces including HDMI 2.0, USB 3.0 type- C, 2 USB 2.0 and a micoUSB for feeding, priced at $ 99 in special offer for Indiegogo compared to a list price of $ 199.
More interesting is the top model Magicstick Wave with Intel Cherry Trail Z8700 with 16-core GPU, 8GB of RAM and 64GB of storage LPDDR3 eMMC. This version also includes a faster network interface WiFi 802.11ac, 2 USB 3.0 ports and a full size USB 3.1 type-C reversible. The hardware features overshadows that of any other currently on the market for TV stick approach to the common notebook, but the price goes up at the same rate to a record of $ 249 in special offer for early birds and $ 399 as the retail price! For less money than you can easily buy a tablet and a notebook Intel Cherry Trail especially considering that the two keys TV mountain Lollipop Android dual-OS with Windows 10 Trial Version and therefore are unlicensed Windows that should be purchased separately for the “modest” sum of $ 49!
The two models Magicstick share a frame with an original shape “S”, a microSD slot to expand the storage of other 128GB, Bluetooth 4.1, the ability to play video up to 4K 30fps encoded in H.265 and HEVC a feature called “IoT enabled” which basically is the ability to turn on and off the device remotely via smartphone, turn on WiFi and little else. Magicstick designers have managed to maintain a totally fanless design, and absolutely silent because fanless and ensure that temperatures are absolutely under control.
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