The Ockel Sirius B is a pocket-sized Windows 10 computer, and its size is comparable to a smartphone or portable hard drive. And take note: like the GPD Win handheld gaming device, the Sirius B doesn’t use a watered-down version of Windows 10; it uses the same full 64-bit Windows 10 that a regular desktop PC runs.
But unlike the pricey GPD Win (which costs upwards of $400), the Sirius B can be purchased for as low as $190.
Ockel Sirius B Specifications
Here are the specs of the device:
- Operating system: Windows 10
- Processor: Quad core Intel Atom Bay-trail Z3735F processor (Up to 1.83GHz)
- GPU: Intel HD Graphics (16 @ 350 – 1350 MHz)
- RAM: 2GB 1333MHz DDR3
- Storage: 32GB eMMC Flash extended
- Storage support: Micro SD card (max 128 GB), 2 USB hard drives
- Video supported: 1080P, AVI/MOV/MP4/RMVB/FLV/MKV
- Audio supported: MP3, WMA, RA, OGG, WAV, APE, FLAC, AC3, DTS
- Image format support: JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP, TIF
- HDMI 1.4a output up to 1920×1080 60Hz
- 2 USB 2.0 ports
- Micro SD card slot
- MIC input 3.5mm jack
- L/R stereo 3.5mm jack
- DC in jack
- Power: DC 5V 2A
- Dimensions: 123mm x 79mm x 11mm
- Weight: 120 g
- Certificates: CE/FCC/RoHS
- WiFi card: 2.4/5.0GHz
- Bluetooth 4.0
Ease of Use
However, there’s a small catch: to use the Sirius B, you’ll need to first plug it into an HDMI display, keyboard and mouse, and a power outlet. So instead of a handheld device that you can use on the go, think of it as a really small desktop computer that can easily replace a bulky PC tower.
We think it works particularly well when you need to give presentations. Instead of lugging around a laptop to a remote location, you can load your files into the Sirius B and connect it to the venue’s equipment with no hassle as it works with any standard desktop gear.
The Ockel Sirius B is actually powerful enough to replace a netbook or even a standard laptop (though not by much). The convenience, connectivity options, and affordability make it a viable portable computing alternative.