Uhost2 RK3066 Dual Core 1.6GHz Android Mini PC

mrpotato
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Uhost2 RK3066 Dual Core 1.6GHz Android Mini PC

Postby mrpotato » Tue Dec 04, 2012 10:18 pm

Uhost 2 is the improved version of Uhost, it comes with Android 4.0.4 ICS(is about to upgrade to Android 4.1 soon) Rockchip RK3066 Dual core 1.6 CPU and Quad Core GPU,it also features built-in bluetooth,support skype,XBMC,Netflix.
Comparing with other android mini PC, UHOST 2 use the different launcher, so you can change the launcher easily by yourself. What’s more,it supports to power off the device in the menu.(This is the only one which has this function in dual core mini pc). And it add a function called” hide status bar” on setting menu.

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Further Information:
http://www.shenzhenpc2u.com/2012/12/uhost2-offer-you-experience-unique-dlna-video-show/

tvrob
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Re: Uhost2 RK3066 Dual Core 1.6GHz Android Mini PC

Postby tvrob » Wed Dec 05, 2012 4:47 am

You didn't mention that:
- the UHOST2 has two full size USB connectors (so you can plug in devices directly rather than through a hub).
- the 2A supply has plenty of left over power to run connected USB devices (UHOST2 uses less than 1 Amp). [although in the past some very cheap OEMs have been known to replace the standard power supply with something less powerful]
- it runs the RK3066 at 1.4GHz (with future firmware upgrade to 1.5GHz) using a special graphite cooling block and heat dissipation gel block which is faster than other RK3066 TV stick devices [the RK3066 chip is technically capable of running up to 1.6Ghz but most Android TV sticks can't run it at more than 1.2GHz speed due to heat issues.]
- the Umouse2 Air mouse remote (which is specifically designed to work with the UHOST2) has a built-in microphone
- there is a dedicated button on the Umouse2 to turn the Uhost2 device on and off.
- it comes with a pre-installed Voice control application to allow you to control the device using voice commands (from the remote)
- includes DLNA and Airplay applications pre-installed (amongst many other)
- the UHOST2 has a "Udisk" button which changes the USB ports from a USB host to USB device so that the Uhost's internal storage and TF card come up as "flash drives" when connected to a computer (i.e., it can be used as a way of easily transferring files to or from a computer).
- comes pre-rooted so you can run any apps you want on it.
- supports Bluetooth Audio
- supports full 1080p video streaming over Wifi using DLNA (andropos reported 72Mbps wifi bandwidth)

[The above points are according to posted reviews. Read here: http://www.squidoo.com/uhost2-dual-core-android-mini-pc and http://tabletrepublic.com/forum/latest- ... -3127.html]

Seems like a pretty cool set of features with the company offering more software support rather than just the basic hardware (and no I do not work for them or a reseller - I just think it looks good!).


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