Acer shows modular mini PC and dockable Windows 10 smartphone




Acer has shown an easily customizable mini-PC at IFA, the Revo Build M1-601. Revo Build uses different blocks that can be stacked. Acer also showed the first dockable Windows 10 phone after that connect to a docking station PC ‘becomes’.

The Taiwanese manufacturer demonstrated the device during his keynote at the IFA in Berlin. The Revo M1-601 is comprised of various “blocks” of 12.5 by 12.5 centimeters in surface area, wherein the height can vary. The basic component is a mini PC that is equipped with an efficient Intel Pentium or Celeron chip. The basic storage consists of 32GB flash memory, with an additional “block” to expand with 500GB or 1TB. Each block is linked to the other block by magnetic spring pins.

At present, the company is still not great detail on all plans. Several other blocks, eg contain a wireless charger and an audio unit with microphone and speakers, but no precise specifications are missing.

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In addition to the Revo Build Acer introduced a dockable Windows 10 smartphone, the Jade Primo. That seems to be the first smartphone that uses the ‘Continuüm’ functionality of Windows 10. The Jade Primo runs on Windows 10 Mobile and was at the event live attached to a docking station, and the telephone was like’ PC ‘and could be controlled via keyboard and mouse, while the image was displayed on an external monitor.

Jade Primo comes with a docking station, keyboard and wireless mouse. The phone has a 21 megapixel camera, a 5.5 “SuperAMOLED large screen, an 8 megapixel camera on the front and a Snapdragon 808-soc Qualcomm. Both price and release date are not yet known.

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