Microsoft has been steady in the computer tech industry. The Oregon based company has seen success on its many products. The public has also witnessed how its mini PC seems to have gathered a large following of supporters.
It could be recalled that InFocus first released its powerful mini PC called the Kangaroo last year in October, reports TechFrag. Now it seems like the tech company is on the roll and has unveiled that there is a second model of this product which is the InFocus Kangaroo Plus. The latest model is said to be even more powerful than its predecessor and also has double the RAM, storage size and performance of Kangaroo Plus according to Thurrott.
According to a press release posted at Caster, Kangaroo product marketing director Lawrence Yen has said that they have received an overwhelmingly positive response from the launch of Kangaroo. InFocus have taken direct customer feedback from it and has incorporated it in the latest Kangaroo Plus. The feedback they have received includes consumers asking for more storage and memory that is still packaged in the same tiny form.
Customers have also asked the company for an option or ability to be able to customize and configure their own operating system. Yen said that all these feedback are now made possible in the latest InFocus product. He further explains that they have chosen to make Kangaroo Plus even more versatile to create a solution for any application.
The latest model of InFocus’ mini PC is an affordable and portable secondary PC which can be used for business, reports Techfrag. It can be used as an entertainment streaming PC for music, movies and even games. InFocus Kangaroo Plus can also be used a starter PC for kids or the control PC for smart homes or home automation systems. The latest upgrades on the mini PC will open door for more possible applications and Yen says InFocus is excited to hear about them all.
So what are the features that users can expect from this device? The InFocus Kangaroo Plus device has a 4GB RAM and upgraded eMMC storage of 64GB. Both of which are noticeably 2x higher than its predecessor. Aside from that there is no OS. The tech company is boasting of its ability to allow users to customize and configure their own OS as one of its best feature. It is Windows 10 compatible however if users prefer to have it as an OS.
Kangaroo Plus however still has the same processor of 1.44 GHz Intel Atom x5 z8500 processor with Intel graphics. It also has the same connectivity options of dual band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth; comes with a dock and a Windows Hello compatible fingerprint reader.
The new device by InFocus is currently available through Newegg at $169.99 USD. Meanwhile the original version will still be $99 USD and will be available at Newegg, Microsoft online stores and select Microsoft stores.