A new Linux mini PC has been unveiled this week in the form of the Zini 1550, by Linux PC retailer ZaReason who has designed the new system to be powered by an Intel Broadwell processor.
Zini 1550 pricing starts at $549 and is shipped with an included operating system, internal storage and memory providing customers with a complete working system straight out the box, unlike other mini PC manufactures who ship their systems without the additional hardware and OS.
The new Linux mini PC measures 4.5 x 4.3 x 1.2 inches in size and the entry level Zini 1550 for $549 is powered by a Intel Core i3-5010U Broadwell processor supported by 4GB of RAM and packed with 120GB of storage. Together with dual-band 802.11ac WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity as well as handy Gigabit Ethernet connection although the system is not fanless ZaReason has included a low noise fan.
Other features include 2x USB 3.0 ports, 1 x mini HDMI and a mini DisplayPort as well as the ability to support a range of different operating systems including Ubuntu, Linux Mint, OpenSUSE, Debian, and Fedora to name few.
To build your very own customised system jump over to the ZaReason website to access the system configuration page enabling you to tweak and install everything you require before you purchase.
“Equipped with the latest Intel 5th generation hardware at 1 lbs, the Zini reigns as our most compact and flexible Linux computer ever that fits in the palm of your hand! With improved graphics, performance and features, the Zini 1550 makes for a great mini-desktop, media center, portable gaming device, etc… With an infinite amount of uses in a stylish and compact package, the Zini 1550 impresses no matter where you decide to showcase (or hide) it.”