The Minix Neo Z64, previously reviewed in Android version has the same technical characteristics of this version, the only change is in the operating system level, this fact comes with Windows 8.1, and is a real PC.
Review Minix Neo Z64 Windows: description
Minix Neo Z64 is the mini PC more interesting, thanks precisely to its branded Windows operating system.
As for the Android version, the Mini PC is compact, well made and makes his figure next to the home TV.
Based on Intel Bay Trail this mini PC turns out to be a real PC, thanks to its operating system Windows 8.1 With Bing, officially licensed pre activated.
Too bad this device is supplied without remote control, but you have the ability to connect a mouse and a keyboard, in the box as usual, an HDMI cable and a wall adapter with EU plug 5V 3A.
As for the hardware side, we see Minix Neo Z64 equipped with Atom SoC Z3735F, 2 GB of RAM Samsung DDR3L, 32GB eMMC 5.0, a reader micro SD up to 64 GB, 2 USB 2.0, audio jack 3.5-inch .
Ups and downs, as regards local playback of HD movies, Atom Z3735F not support hardware decoding of H.265 video (with beta drivers are unable to get to 720 p but with difficulty), but behaves very well with H264, especially in 1080 p.
Review Minix Neo Z64 Windows: features
As for performance and efficiency, this mini PC appears to be one of the most interesting work on the market, thanks to its operating system and the highest levels they work with the software.
To mention the software Kodi 14, can support the automatic refresh rate, but unfortunately on this Windows version of Minix did not support multi-channel audio, below you will find the technical characteristics:
- Intel Z3735f (64-bit)
- GPU Intel HD graphics
- 2 GB Ram memory DDR3L
- internal memory of 32 GB eMMC
- Wireless Connectivity 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
- OS Windows 8.1 with Bing
- Video output: HDMI 1.4
- Audio output: via HDMI 1.4, 3.5 mm jack
- Device Interface: RJ-45 Ethernet jack (10/100 Mbps), support hotspot sharing via Wi-fi, micro SD reader, two USB 2.0 ports, IR receiver
- Power DC 5V, 3A adapter included in the packaging.