REVIEW: Beelink S2 a new passive mini PC with Intel Gemini Lake processor
Beelink S2 It is the new mini computer of which today we present its analysis or review, thanks to the collaboration of the brand Beelink we can pass our battery of tests to this model that releases the processors Intel Gemini Lake. This model has two versions, huh, we are going to test the less powerful one with a processor Intel Celeron N4100 with 4 GB of RAM, the most powerful version with processor will be available soon Intel Pentium Silver N5000 with 8 GB of RAM. In the two mini PCs we have the same configuration where their two HDMI video outputs. Sufficient specifications to use it as a mini PC with desktop applications, light games or as a multimedia center. Let’s see how it defends itself in the following pages where we carry out tests in detail.
|Model||Beelink S2 N4100|
|CPU||Intel Celeron N4100 @ 1.1 / 2.4 GHz / 6W TPD|
|GPU||Intel HD Graphics 500 Gen9-LP 12UE @ 200 MHz / 700 MHz|
|System||Windows 10 Home 64bit|
|Controller||Intel Gemini Lake|
|RAM||4 GB DDR4 2400MHz (Integrated)|
|Audio||Gemini Lake audio – HMDI
Realtek ALC269 – Audio jack
|Wifi||Yes, Intel Wireless AC 3165|
|Ethernet||Yes, Realtek Gigabit|
1x M.2 Disk (2242)
1x 2.5 ″ SATA 3 Disk
|External connections||2x HDMI 2.0 / 4K @ 60fps
2x USB 3.0 Type-A
1x USB 3.0 Type-C
2x USB 2.0
3.5mm audio in / out jack
MicroSD / 128GB card reader Max.
Digital microphone (Cortana)
|Others||Bios reset button
Long HDMI cable
Short HDMI cable
VESA 75 / 100mm support
Power adapter 12V 1,5A (18W)
Measurements: 160 x 134 x 32 mm
Weight: 450 gr
The mini PC Beelink S2 It comes in a cardboard box with a design similar to those of the Intel NUCs. Inside we find the central unit in an upper compartment accompanied by an English manual, 12V / 1.5A transformer, a VESA bracket, a long and a short miniHDMI video connection cable in case we mount it using the VESA bracket on our monitor .
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