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    Beelink S1 blue lover Mini PC - 8GB RAM + 64GB ROM Intel N3450 Support's Windows 10 + Voice Control + Type-C



    Hi Guys,Now we have a Awesome device to review The New Beelink S1 (Blue Lover) from Beelink

    Main Features:
    * Can control your devices through voice control
    * With Type-C connector (Dont work as a display output)
    * Intel N3450 quad-core CPU, up to 2.2GHz
    * Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity.
    * Can store a very large amount of data
    * Low power consumption
    * Support wireless keyboard and mouse
    * Optional 4G or 8G DDR3 RAM
    * With the Windows 10 operating system, your surfing experience is very smooth, and you don't have to keep rebooting all the time
    * Support dual band WiFi of 2.4G and 5G

    Top of the Box



    Is a map of the globe

    Front of the box



    Is the microphone,Type C USB,2x USB 3 Ports,Micro SD Slot,Power LED & the power Button

    Left and right sides



    Is some Vent's (I like vents)

    Rear of the box



    You can find the Reset button,kingston locking hole,Power port,VGA,HDMI,LAN,2x USB2 & the 3.5MM headphone jack

    Under side



    4 Rubber feet,SATA slot

    Inside the SATA slot



    Plenty of room for a SSD or a Hard drive



    The S1 is a all plastic square box with venterlation holes on the both side and the bottom, It has a extra large aluminum heatsink so big it almost covers the whole of the PCB, Giving it a good chance to keep the unit cool and i can say it works very well indeed with all my tests the device just dont get hot.

    Now lets boot the S1 up see how it runs,

    On the first boot of the S1 Took me to the windows setup, language product key etc etc (No need to enter a windows key here) just skip it for now then you will find it gets fully activated after the setup is compleat.I then got notified that there was a windows update (4GB) so i let that run, That Took over 2.5 hours to update and now i have the latest Windows Version 1703 Build 15063.413.



    The S1 is now showing around 40GB of free space in windows after all the latest updates.

    The boot time on the S1 is around 23 seconds & that takes you straight to the main windows screen where your ready to go.

    One of the first things i wanted to test was the inbuilt microphone,That does work well in a silent room but if you have the tv on it dont work that well it also dont work too good once its mounted to the back of the TV.

    What works

    64GB & 128GB sd works
    128GB USB Stick
    Samsung 1TB unpowered HD works
    Tronsmart Mars G01 Gamepad works
    Logitech c270 webcam works
    Wd 320GB hard drive works

    Im still waiting for my M.2 ssd to arrive so cant test that right now

    Some tech stuff

    Antutu





    CPU Z











    Crystal disc



    Aida 64 cach and memory benchmark



    Aida64 gpid



    Aida64 gpu benchmark



    Aida64 stability test



    Device manager



    Some Internal Photos















    I feel that there are only 2 things i would of liked to have seen on the S1 The first being a external Antenna (I feel a mod coming on)and the 2nd it would of been nice to be able to use Type C port as another display out as at the moment the type C port only seems it can be used for data transfer.

    I also dont see the point of the kingston locking hole on a plastic box that Could easy be broken


    Video Review



    Specification (From webpage)

    SoC – Intel Celeron N3450 quad core Apollo Lake processor @ 1.10 GHz / 2.20 GHz (Burst frequency) with Intel HD graphics 500 @ 200/700 MHz (6W TDP)
    System Memory – 4 or 8 GB DDR3
    Storage – 64 GB eMMC flash, internal SATA slot, M.2 SSD slot up to 512 GB, micro SD card slot up to 128GB
    Video Output – HDMI 1.4 up to 4K @ 30 Hz, VGA port
    Audio – HDMI, 3.5mm headphone jack, digital microphone
    Connectivity – Gigabit Ethernet, dual band 802.11 b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 4.0 (Intel 3165 WiFI chip)
    USB – 2x USB 3.0 host ports, 2x USB 2.0 host ports, 1x USB type C port (video output is not supported)
    Misc – Power button, reset pinhole, Kensington lock
    Power Supply – 12V/1.5A
    Dimensions – 16 x 13.45 x 3.20 cm
    Weight – 407 grams

    Media Supported

    Decoder Format: H.263,H.264,HD MPEG4
    Video format: AVI,DAT,ISO,MKV,MP4,MPEG,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG4,RM,WMV
    Audio format: AAC,APE,FLAC,MP3,OGG,RM,WMA
    Photo Format: GIF,JPEG,JPG,PNG
    Support 5.1 Surround Sound Output: No

    Product Details

    5G WiFi: Yes
    WIFI: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
    Bluetooth: Bluetooth4.0
    Power Supply: Charge Adapter
    Interface: DC Power Port,HDMI,RJ45,USB2.0,VGA
    Language: English,French,Germany,Italian,Japanese,Russian,Si mplified Chinese
    DVD Support: No
    HDMI Version: 1.4
    Other Functions: 3D Video
    Power Consumption.: 12W
    RJ45 Port Speed: 1000M

    Firmware Information

    System Bit: 64Bit
    WiFi Chip: Intel3165

    Double Driver Back up

    https://mega.nz/#F!dThhgB7A!M2eeVCnrM4FNwCkNacTShg

    Bios Back up

    https://mega.nz/#!AG5VkDAL!iUWb2GfDE...RhGuUMXPXXKIVk

    Power Requirement

    Power Type: External Power Adapter Mode

    Dimension and Weight
    Product weight: 0.4070 kg
    Package weight: 1.2500 kg
    Product size (L x W x H): 16.00 x 13.45 x 3.20 cm / 6.3 x 5.3 x 1.26 inches
    Package size (L x W x H): 17.20 x 14.50 x 9.20 cm / 6.77 x 5.71 x 3.62 inches

    Basic unboxing video



    Whats in the Box

    1 x Beelink S1 Mini PC
    1 x Adapter ( 12V 1.5A )
    1 x 80cm HDMI Cable
    1 x 20cm HDMI Cable
    1 x English Manual
    1 x Vesa Bracket


    For Further Discussion Click here


    UPDATE


    Crystaldiscmark test of the M.2 ssd I was waiting for






    The results are a lot better than from the inbuilt storage.Results above in the review

    My plan is to try and install windows to the M.2 ssd when I get chance.
    Last edited by blinkone; 08-31-2017, 13:56.
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