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REVIEW: MeLE PCG03 Apo a passive miniPC with Intel Apollo Lake N3450

REVIEW: MeLE PCG03 Apo a passive miniPC with Intel Apollo Lake N3450

Thanks to the collaboration of the brand Scrum We present the review of the new mini PC MeLE PCG03 Apo, a team that follows the design line that we have already seen in other models of the brand such as the MeLE PCG03 Plus. Inside this mini PC we have a very effective cooling system, as we will see, and it allows us to work with this device in a completely passive way. Inside the small box of this PC we find multiple expansion options thanks to the M.2 connector that it integrates and its SATA 3 port. We also have some very interesting power options to use in areas such as digital signage thanks to its power options. As we will see in the analysis both the new video output HDMI2.0 that allows us to work with [email protected] resolutions as its hardware components offer us high performance.

  • NOTE: This model has been replaced by the MeLE PCG35 Apoyou have a review available on our website
  • the mini pc MeLE PCG03 Apo can be purchased from the official MeLE store at aliexpress.com with an estimated price of €145 ($159) including shipping costs.


Model MeLE PCG03 Apo
CPUs Intel Celeron N3450 @ 1.1/2.2GHz
GPU Intel HD Graphics 500 Gen9-LP 12UE @ 200MHz / 700MHz
Controller Intel Apollo Lake BMI
Format mini pc
RAM 4GB DDR3 1866MHz Dual Channel
Audio Intel Broxton HDMI / Realtek ALC269
Wifi Yes, Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165
(1 internal antenna + 1 external)
Ethernet Yes, Realtek Gigabit Ethernet
Bluetooth Yes, 4.0
Storage 32 integrated eMMC (Toshiba 032G72)
M.2 2280 – Expandable
2.5″ SSD drive – Expandable
external connections 3xUSB3.0
1x USB 3.0 Type-C
Round power connector
Headphone / microphone audio jack
HDMI 2.0a / [email protected]
SD card reader
Kensington lock
Content Handbook
12V 2A transformer
Others Weight: 0.5kg
Measurements: 150 x 103 x 37mm
Support VESA 75 x 75
Auto power on when plugged in
PXE boot
Wake on Lan


the mini pc MeLE PCG03 Apo It is presented to us in a cardboard box with different compartments, in the foreground we have the first steps manual and below it the main device, in a side drawer we have a 12V 2A power adapter with different adapters among which we find the classic one for Spain .

you can see the video unbox of these miniPCs with all the details of the contents of the package while we discuss its features. You have more videos in our YOUTUBE CHANNEL where we always post our latest news.