Linux users searching for a pocket handheld Linux-based computer may be interested in the new mini PC from XXLSEC called the Proteus Device. Even though the small mini PC look similar to a smartphone does not have a cellular modem and is not designed to replace your smartphone but provide a fully featured Pocket PC complete with Ethernet port.
Loaded with the PriveOS operating system the mini PC features a Linux 5.4 kernel and includes security-focused features such as encrypted communications tools, to help keep your data away from third-parties.
“XXLSEC is a technology and design house which develops solutions to meet cybersecurity requirements of the new world. XXLSEC solutions are designed to proactively manage cyber risks to all business and operation critical ICT infrastructures. XXLSEC technology building blocks are clean hardware and software combined with PriveOS and IDC protocol. The combination of these elements creates the capability of offering highly secured products and a unique development platform. These transparent XXLSEC solutions are designed to face the modern world, where trust must be dealt with in a new way. “
Hardware specifications for the Proteus Linux handheld computer include :
– 5 inch, 1280 x 720 pixel IPS touchscreen
– i.MX6 processor
– 1GB of RAM
– 8GB of eMMC storage
– 3,500 mAh battery
– 10/100 wired etherent
– Optional WiFi (SDIO interface)
– micro USB port (for charging only)