This pocket PC is a desktop computer with Intel Celeron N5095

Over the past few years, a number of Chinese PC makers have released tiny desktop PCs that measure just 2.4 inches and incorporate low-power Intel Celeron processors. This year they started to shake things up a bit with the introduction of slightly larger 2.8-inch models that pack more ports and newer, faster processors.

While most new 2.8-inch mini PCs I’ve seen so far have had Intel Celeron N5105 processors, BYONE is now selling a model with a Celeron N5095 processor and 8GB of RAM.

Available from AliExpress for $370 and up, the BYONE Mini PC is available with 128GB, 256GB, or 512GB of solid-state storage. It comes with Windows 10 pre-installed, supports WiFi and Bluetooth, and has a Gigabit Ethernet port.

BYONE’s product page shows a small computer with two USB 3.0 Type-A ports and a power button on the front, but there are no images of the back or sides. Still, given how much the tiny computer looks like other 2.8-inch mini PCs, I guess it’s likely it also has a third USB Type-A port on the back, a USB Type-C for power, two HDMI ports, headphone jack and microSD card reader.

Mini PC ZX01 with Celeron N5105

As to why BYONE is offering a model in this price range with a Celeron 5095 processor, I can’t really hazard a guess, especially since models with the similar Celeron N5105 chip sell for up to $200 off. less.

Here is a comparison of the two chips:

Celeron N5095 Celeron N5105
Architecture Jasper Lake Jasper Lake
PDT 15W 10W
Cores / Threads 4 / 4 4 / 4
Base/Burst Frequency 2GHz / 2.9GHz 2GHz / 2.9GHz
Hidden 4 MB L3 4 MB L3
Maximum RAM 16 GB DDR4 or LPDDR4x-2933 16 GB DDR4 or LPDDR4x-2933
GPUs Intel UHD Intel UHD
GPU execution units 16 24
GPU base / burst frequency 450MHz / 750MHz 450MHz / 800MHz
Built-in wireless Nothing WiFi 6
Additional Features N / A Intel smart sound
Intel Wake-on-Voice
Intel HD-Audio
Release date 1st quarter 2021 1st quarter 2021

Theoretically, I guess it’s possible that the extra 5 watts could give the Celeron N5095 a slight edge in some CPU-intensive tasks, but the chips seem to be pretty evenly matched in at least some benchmarks.

Anyway, I guess it’s good to have options – if you’ve had your eye on a 2.8-inch mini PC but were disappointed that there’s only only one processor offered, you now have the choice between two (very similar) chips.

through AndroidPC.es

Liliputing’s main sources of income are advertising and affiliate links (if you click on the “Buy” button at the top of the page and buy something on Amazon, for example, we will earn a small commission).

But there are several ways to directly support the site, even if you use an ad blocker* and hate shopping online.

Contribute to our Patreon campaign

Where…

Contribute via PayPal

* If you are using an ad blocker like uBlock Origin and seeing a pop-up message at the bottom of the screen, we have a guide that can help you disable it.

Comments are closed.