Following on from the Raspberry Pi mini PC kits launched by Kano a few years back enabling anyone interested in building a computer to get up and running with the Raspberry Pi in a few simple steps. Microsoft and Kano have now announced a partnership to bring a Windows 10 computer kit to market offering an easy to build Windows 10 system priced at $300.
The new Kano PC kit is now available to preorder and will start shipping out to customers towards the end of October 2019. The Kano PC has been created for children and adults alike from the ages of six and up and offers an Intel Atom x5-Z8350 Quad core 1.44 GHz computer equipped with 4GB RAM DDR3L and 64GB (eMMC) which is upgradable via Micro SD slot.
Technical specifications of the Windows 10 Kano PC Kit
Processor – Intel Atom x5-Z8350 Quad core 1.44 GHz
Memory – 4GB RAM DDR3L
Storage – 64GB (eMMC) – Upgradable via Micro SD slot
Connectivity – 2x USB ports (1x 3.0, 1x 2.0), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Dual Band 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz, Bluetooth 4.2 (low energy)
Display – 11.6″ touchscreen
Video – 1x HDMI port
Audio – 3.5mm Headphone Jack, 3.5mm Speaker Level Jack, 1x Microphone
Software – Windows 10 in S mode, How Computers Work, Make Art, Kano App, Paint 3D, Microsoft Teams, Kano Projects
Accessories – Keyboard, Cover
Status LED set – 1x power on (red), 1x barrel connector (red), 1x battery connected – USB C (red), 2x USB ports ON LED (green), 1x Headphone ON LED (blue), 1x HDMI – (yellow), 1x micro SD (green), 1x speaker ON LED (blue), 1x microphone (blue)
For more details and to place a preorder jump over to the official Kano website where the Windows 10 Kano PC is now available to preorder price to $299.99.