Tronsmart launches Ara X5 mini PC with faster WiFi, faster storage

When I reviewed the Tronsmart Ara X5 mini desktop computer, I was impressed that this tiny box truly functioned as a full-fledged (albeit low-power) Windows 10 computer. But I noted that its eMMC storage wasn’t particularly speedy. Now Tronsmart is offering an updated model which allegedly has storage with faster read/write speeds. The Tronsmart Ara X5 […]

Tronsmart Ara X5 mini PC review: It’s a real desktop PC… but not a super speedy one

Tronsmart is a Chinese company that first showed up on my radar a few years ago when the company began offering small Android-powered TV boxes and sticks. But like many Chinese manufacturers, Tronsmart isn’t just making products with ARM-based chips and Android software anymore. While the Tronsmart Ara x5 looks a lot like a small Roku-like […]

Tronsmart Ara X5 now available for $150 (Windows 10 mini PC with Cherry Trail)

The Tronsmart Ara X5 is a tiny desktop computer with an Intel Atom x5-8300 Cherry Trail processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, and Windows 10 software. Tronsmart introduced the little PC a few weeks ago, and now it’s available for purchase. Geekbuying is selling the Ara X5 for $150. The store is also running a […]

Tronsmart Ara X5 TV box with Windows 10, Cherry Trail coming in August

Over the past few years we’ve seen a bunch of Android-powered boxes designed to let you run apps on your TV. More recently we’ve seen some mini PCs with Windows software, most of which have Intel Atom Bay Trail processors and Windows 8.1 with Bing software. Now Chinese device maker Tronsmart is ready to launch something new: […]

Tronsmart launches Ara BJ19 barebones mini PC for $130

Chinese device maker Tronsmart has been offering a range of Android media boxes and video streamers for a few years. But the company’s latest product is a full-fledged computer… mostly. The Tronsmart Ara BJ19 is a small form-factor PC with an Intel Celeron J1900 quad-core Bay Trail processor and support for Windows or Linux software. It’s available from […]

Tronsmart’s latest media streamers include a model with WiFi+Ethernet

Chinese device maker Tronsmart offers a line of Android-powered TV boxes. But a year and a half ago the company also introduced a sort of Chromecast-like device called the Tronsmart T1000. Plug it into your TV and you can use it to beam content from your phone or PC to your display. Now the company has […]