In this Post, we’re going to be reviewing the GPD Mini Pocket PC.
This is our GPD Mini Pocket PC Review the smallest Windows pocket PC that you can actually use. Its sleek, powerful and is something you will not be embarrassed to pull out in a coffee shop. Use it for work, gaming or watching 1080p movies whatever you decide to do this Mini PC can handle it. This fantastic mini PC is available today view the GPD Mini Pocket PC in our store.
GPD Mini Pocket PC Review
Let’s dive into the box straight away. Once into the sleek packaging, on the left, you’ll notice a few of the accessories that come with this device. There are the standard earbuds. A USB type-C connector cable. And the standard power supply. On the right, we have the GPD Pocket PC itself which runs on the Windows 10 Home Edition 64-bit operating system. Underneath, you’ll find a small plastic screen saver, as well as the instruction manual in both English and Chinese.
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Removing the protective sleeve, the first thing you will notice is the smooth metal aluminium casing. On the bottom, you will find the Realtek Stereo speaker and intake vent, as well as the rubber screw, covers preventing the device from sliding on smooth surfaces. This device feels very sturdy and well made in the hand. Turning to the side, you will find 1 USB Type-C port, 1 USB Type-A port, HDMI port and the 3.5mm headset jack.
Open the device to find the protective cloth screen cover and reveal the 7-inch IPS multi-touch screen display, mini keyboard and TrackPoint. The GPD Pocket runs on the new Intel Atom x7 Z8750 chipset and has 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The display supports up to 1920 x 1200 resolution with a 16:10 aspect ratio and is covered in Corning Gorilla Glass 3 to complete it’s sleek yet very sturdy design.
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Next, we’ll power up the device and have a look at the display as well as demonstrate just a few of its potential functions. Using the TrackPoint and web browser, we’ll navigate to YouTube and play a movie trailer to show the display in action. As you can see, this video is running flawlessly in 1080p HD at 60FPS. While the TrackPoint is quite functional, you can also navigate this device using the TouchScreen in conjunction with the mini keyboard.
You’ll quickly notice that it is very responsive with absolutely no delay or lag time. Navigating to the Entertainment Box website you can see how both of these methods give you complete navigation control of the device with super fast response time. Opening up the specifications we can see that we are, indeed, running on the 64-bit Home Edition of the Windows 10 Operating System with 8GB of RAM. With this kind of power, web browsing, watching videos in 1080p and even gaming is a breeze.
Like most laptops, the GPD Pocket PC can use numerous applications and connect to any wifi and hotspot available. Also, it can be connected to your big screen TV or home entertainment system to stream Netflix or play other content. If you’ve got an account with web browsing websites such as Sky Go, you can connect and navigate seamlessly to stream your favourite sports content. With access to the full version of Windows 10, the GPD can take advantage of any windows programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
With the power of this pocket pc, popular PC games. Such as Minecraft will run with no detectable graphical chop or lag. For those that enjoying streaming movies and television using the application known as Kodi. Simply download the official build from the windows app store. Watch all of your favourite content streaming in 1080p on screen. Lastly, we’ll take a look at the compact keyboard used as any standard keyboard. Only in a more portable state than many on the market today.
GPD Mini Pocket PC specs
Operating System: Windows 10 Home
|Processor||CPU: Intel Atom x7-Z8750
Core: Quad core
Base Frequency: 1.6GHz
Burst Frequency: 2.56Ghz
L1 Cache: 32KB x 2
L2 Cache: 2MB
Manufacturing Process: 14mm
Instruction Set: 6bit
|Storage||RAM: 8GB LPDDR3-1600
ROM: 128GB eMMc
|Display||Touch Panel: Capacitive panel, multi-touch support
Size: 7 Inch
Pixels Per Inch(PPI): 323.45 PPI
Screen: Corning Gorilla Glass 3
|Graphics card||Graphics: Intel HD Graphics
Base frequency: 200MHz
Graphics Burst frequency: 600MHz
Execution unit: 16
|Multimedia||Audio System: Realtek ALC5645
Loudspeaker: Built-in stereo speaker
|Communication||Wireless:802.11a/ac/b/g/n WLAN,2.4/WLAN Dual-band
|Interfaces||I/O: 1x USB Type-C 3.0,1x USB Type-A 3.0
Video Interface: HDMI D Type
Audio interface: 3.5mm Headset jack
|Input device||QWERTY, TrackPoint|
|Battery||Battery: 7000mAh Non-removable Li-Po battery
Battery Life: About 12 hours(It should depend on the actual working condition)
|Appearance||Shell Material: CNC Craft, Magnesium alloy
Sensor: Gravity Sensor, Hall sensor
|Package||GPD Pocket x 1
5V/2.5A Charger x 1
Warranty Card x 1
Manual x 1
Headset x 1
Protective film x 1
GPD Mini Pocket PC Review Conclusion
This is considered by many to be the next incarnation of the classic NetBook. Only with more power, performance and versatility than ever before. Using the new Intel Atom X7 chipset in conjunction with the 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The GPD Mini Pocket PC puts much of the ability of a regular PC in the palm of your hand. Run applications, browse the web, stream YouTube, Netflix, and content from Kodi. And even play many popular PC games to date on the 7 inch IPS touchscreen. Or connected to any UHD TV simply using an HDMI cable. The GPD pocket is available in our store.