The name is already giving us clues: Ningmei Rubik’s Cube Mini Computer. Indeed, this mini PC that has just been launched Xiaomi it is the size of a Rubik’s cube. Specifically, its measurements are 62 x 62 x 42 and it weighs 145 grams.
In Mi Community de Xiaomi all the specifications of this tiny computer that looks more like a toy. But is not. It has been created by Ningmei, the Xiaomi ecological chain company, and is a computer smaller than a mobile phone.
Among the main features of this amazing mini PC from Xiaomi are the Quad-core Intel J4125 processor, 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage, a USB-C port and three USB 3.0 inputs. Also supports TF card and audio jack 3.5 mm, and has HDMI, Bluetooth and WiFi.
It seems incredible that all this can enter a device so extremely small, but the technology it advances at an unexpected speed. It is for sale in xiaomiyoupin.com for 999 yuan –128 euros– the 6G + 128G version; 1,249 yuan –160 euros– costs the improved version with 8G + 256G, and the Marvel edition, also 8G + 256G, is priced at 1,349 yuan –173 € -.
The mini and retro version of the usual consoles
Xiaomi is not the first company to launch into the creation of mini computers. Before came others like the Beelink Z83-V Mini PC, the Intel NUC 5CPYH or, of course, the Apple Mac Mini. In Spain we also have an example such as the iUnika Gyy, created in 2009 and whose basic features were 700 grams in weight, 8-inch screen with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, three USB ports, mobility through GSM connectivity and bioplastic.
Console manufacturers have also found their audience with the mini versions. In the case of these, in addition, the characteristic of size was joined by looking for something vintage. Thus, we have seen the Nintendo Classic Mini, the Sega Mega Drive Mini or the Play Station Classic on the market.
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