Back in May of this year the Next Thing Co. launched a Kickstarter campaign to launch their new single board mini PC called the CHIP priced at just $9.
Now as expected the pocket sized mini PC has now started shipping to backers and provides a small development board that is equipped with a 1GHz R8 ARM processor supported by 512MB of RAM together with 4GB of NAND storage.
Together with connectivity provided by both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi all for $9. Dave Rauchwerk, Next Thing Co. CEO explains more in the video below :
C.H.I.P. does computer things. Work in LibreOffice and save your documents to C.H.I.P.’s onboard storage. Surf the web and check your email over wifi. Play games with a bluetooth controller. With dozens of applications and tools preinstalled, C.H.I.P. is ready to do computer things the moment you power it on.
CHIP is a computer for students, teachers, grandparents, children, artists, makers, hackers, and inventors. Everyone really. C.H.I.P. is a great way to add a computer to your life and the perfect way to power your computer based projects.
For more details on the CHIP mini PC jump over to the official website via the link below.