Hardkernel’s latest mini PC is a 4.3″ x 4.3″ computer board featuring an Intel Celeron J4115 processor, support for up to 32GB of dual-channel RAM, and support for PCIe NVMe, SATA, and eMMC storage.

The Hardkernel ODROID-H2+ also features a lot of ports crammed into a tiny space, including two Ethernet jacks, dual video outputs, and four USB ports.

The little PC board is available for pre-order for $119.

That price doesn’t include a case, memory, or storage — the ODROID-H2+ is more of a compact PC motherboard than a Raspberry Pi-like single-board computer. But the specs paint a picture of a pretty versatile system for folks that want to assemble their own NUC-like computer:

CPUIntel Celeron J4115
RAM2 x DDR4-2400 dual-channel slots
Storage1 x eMMC socket, 1 x M.2 PCIe (NVMe) socket, x 2 x SATA connectors
Video1 x HDMI 2.0, x 1 DisplayPort 1.2
Audio1 x audio in, 1 x audio out, 1 x SPDIF out
USB2 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0
Ethernet2 x 2.5 Gbps ports
Expansion24-pin header

Hardkernel says the ODROID-H2+ can handle up to two 4K UHD displays with refresh rates of 60 Hz simultaneously. It also features support for Wak-eon-LAN functionality, works with an optional HDMI-CEC board (sold separately), and comes with a passive heatsink for fanless operation. You can connect a fan if you’d like active cooling though.

The ODROID-H2+ is an update over the original ODROID-H2 which launched in 2018. That model has similar features, but it’s powered by an older Celeron J4015 Gemini Lake processor.

The new Celeron J4115 chip isn’t listed on Intel’s website yet, but it’s a 10 watt quad-core/quad-thread processor with Intel UHD 600 graphics and top speeds of 2.5 GHz for single-threaded performance or 2.3 GHz for multi-threaded tasks.

It also happens to be the same chip that powers the Chuwi LarkBox mini PC that I’ve got sitting on my review desk at the moment. I’ll have more details on the LarkBox’s performance soon, but here are a few preliminary benchmark results:

The ODROID_H2 officially supports Ubuntu Linux, but with an Intel x86 processor, it should also be compatible with Windows or just about any other operating system you might want to throw at it.

via CNX-Software

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5 replies on “$119 ODROID-H2+ is a tiny PC with a quad-core Celeron J4115 processor”

  1. There’s hardly anything out there. Intel NUCs are similar size, but active cooled and with one LAN port only. There’s also the Lattepanda Delta, which is not out yet, and the lattepanda alpha which is much more expensive (but comes with ram and emmc). The H2 was really quite a nice board, sold out too quickly according to https://redbytesite.com/.

  2. I would like to see usb-c with PD and Displayport Alt Mode … But those dual 2,5G ethernet ports are nice.

  3. When I see 14nm (albiet ++++) I quit looking further.
    Come on, what year is this now.

  4. Mini-Itx J4105B boards are $75 and fit in standard cases (even cases with external PSU). The Mini-Itx boards have PCIe slots for SATA expansion cards to allow for an extra 4 hard disks with no bandwidth bottlenecks.
    Other than being smaller than a mini-itx board, I see that being the only selling point… and if you are planning to connect hard disks, you are much better off with a mini-itx form factor.

    1. I agree but mini itx require additional power supplies and cases are not cheap. Also this having two ethernet ports makes it the perfect router.

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