X7 from PiPO is a TV Box based on Microsoft Windows 8.1 Bing and Intel platform. The price is very attractive and the perfomances offered by the small Intel Atom Z-series CPU looks on a good level and able to play any multimedia content. Let’s find out in this short review.
The PiPO X7 is a mini PC designed to challenge plenty of other TV Box devices based on Android OS which have been available on the market for quite some time. Unlike some earlier available devices, the PiPO X7 uses an Intel platform and runs on Microsoft Windows 8.1 Bing OS. We will do our best to show you all the features as well as find any flaws, if there are any, of the PiPO X7 mini PC.
|CPU||Intel Baytrail Z3736F 1.83GHz, Turbo 2.16GHz|
|SSD||eMMC 32GB Samsung|
|Power supply||12V 2A|
|Dimensions||188 x 129 x 25.6 mm|
|OS||Windows 8.1 Bing|
The PiPO X7 is definitely one of the smallest TV Box devices on the market, in fact, the device measures at mere 188 x 128 x 26 mm with a total weight of 440 grams. The entire body is made of aluminum with rounded edges and a good build quality. Despite the limited space available, the PiPO X7 offers four USB 2.0 ports, a microSD reader, Ethernet port and HDMI output. When it comes to connectivity, the PiPO X7 comes with 802.11n WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0.
Inside the X7 ticks the Intel Bay-trail Z3736F 1.83 GHz CPU paired with 2GB of DDR3L and 32GB of eMMC flash memory. Thanks to the recovery partition and the space used for the installation of Windows 8.1 Bing OS, you end up with about 12GB of available space.