Lenovo joins PC-on-a-stick market with affordable ideacentre Stick 300

Lenovo has launched it’s first PC-on-a-stick, featuring an Intel Atom processor and windows 8.1.

The new pocket-sized compute stick is powerful enough for entertainment and web browsing, while affordable enough for existing PC owners to justify owning a second or third mobile PC option, says the firm.

Aimed at home an office use, the device will be eligible for a free upgrade to Windows 10 starting July 29th.

Priced at £129.99, the ideacentre Stick 300 can transform almost any HDMI compatible TV or monitor into a fully functioning Windows-based PC. Measuring only 15mm thin, the device has 2GB of memory and 32GB of storage.

“We’ve looked at the computing needs of travellers, business people and families, and realised that a truly portable and affordable solution would be a significant benefit to users of all kinds,” said Jun Ouyang, vice president and general manager, Worldwide Desktop and Visuals, Lenovo.

“Our goal with the ideacentre Stick 300 is to give those users a sense of freedom and enhanced mobility, while packing a serious punch in a small device.”

The Lenovo ideacentre Stick 300 will be available starting July.

More on this subject:

– Compute cores: The new era of computing

– How AMD is accelerating energy-efficiency tech

– New Acer, Asus, Dell, HP and Toshiba Windows 10 PCs unveiled

Enjoying this content? Sign up for free today to receive the latest opinions, interviews, resources and news from the tech channel directly to your inbox.

Check Also

PCR Awards 2023 winners revealed

In a dazzling ceremony held last night, the highly anticipated PCR Awards 2023 unfolded, recognising …