It seems that lately we have from China an invasion of micro PCs of all formats, today we found the XCY X51 which is the square brother of the small PC stick XCY X50 that we knew yesterday. This low power consumption microcomputer differs by its external format with measures of only 62x62x42 mm but despite its size includes HDMI 2.0 video output, which allows reaching 4K@60fps video resolutions.
Inside this tiny box we find the Intel Celeron N4100 processor that allows us to use this PC for desktop tasks, use office programs and multimedia playback at a good level.
Processor, RAM and storage
The mini PC XCY X51 has an Intel Celeron N4100 processor with four x86 cores capable of reaching 2.40 GHz in turbo mode, also integrates an Intel UHD Graphics 600 GPU with 12EU that is capable to decode h.265 and VP9 formats and playback video up to 4K@60fps. On board, we have 8 GB of LPDDR4 RAM and has a 128 GB M.2 2242 disk that we can replace, also has micro SD reader. Note that the top has a small fan to cool the system.
In the connectivity section we have an Intel 7265AC adapter with Wi-Fi aC + Bluetooth 4.2, an Ethernet port was not possible. In the rear area we have two USB 3.0 ports, a USB Type-C for charging and an HDMI 2.0 video connector up to 4K@60fps. It also has a microSD card reader up to 128 GB and a 3.5 mm jack for audio. This tiny computer is compatible with Windows 10 and Linux.
Price and availability
- The XCY X51 mini PC can be purchased at the Aliexpress.com online store only for $169.99 (€147) with shipping included using the discount coupon offered by the store.