The mini Android TV and development boards like Raspberry Pi are getting popular among fans. Today we are going to talk about the Khadas VIM2 Max, a really small PC computer that brings top-of-the-range hardware and performance, leaving Raspberry Pi behind. Let’s start by talking about hardware. The Khadas VIM2 Max specifications include a SoC Amlogic S912 which is already well known, with eight cores at 1.5 Ghz which is able to smoothly play in 4K resolution content. It supports HDR and 10 bit decoding and comes with 3 GB of DDR4 RAM and 64 GB of high-speed eMMC storage (150 MB / s), but it also has WiFi 2 × 2 MIMI with RSDB (Real Simultaneous Dual Band) for the best wireless performance.
In addition, the Khadas VIM2 Max has a great novelty, and it is compatible with WOL (Wake on LAN), so we can turn it on and off remotely through the local network if we want. It is also compatible with Ubuntu and Ubuntu Server, in addition to Docker, Buildroot, Android and practically any Linux operating system that supports ARM architecture.
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Its most frequent use will be a multimedia server since in fact It has a wireless receiver and a remote control. It has, as you can see in the images HDMI 2.0 video output, in addition to having two USB 3.0 Type-A and a USB 3.1 Type-C. It has the possibility to incorporate multitude of additional modules, and in fact even has a fan port in case we want to add active cooling.
How to get the Khadas VIM2 Max – The mini PC is now available for booking and pre-purchase on many websites. Its normal price is 101.56 euros with shipping included.