Firefly’s new Station P2S is a pocket-sized Mini pc with a Rockchip RK3568 processor that assists with as much as 8GB of LPDDR4 reminiscence, and several storage choices (together with as much as 128GB of eMMC flash storage, a microSD card reader, and an M.2 slot for a PCIe 3.0 NVMe SSD).
Station P2S Mini PC
In different phrases, it’s almost equivalent to the Firefly Station P2 Mini pc that launched several years ago. However, one main distinction is the brand new mannequin options elective assist for a 4G LTE module.
Based on the technical specs on the Firefly website, the 4G module is an elective add-on, not one thing that ships customarily with the little pc. But it surely’s a pleasant choice to have in case you’re planning to make use of the 142 x 89 x 35.5mm (5.6″ x 3.5″ x 1.4″) pc in a location the place WiFi or Ethernet entry is probably not obtainable or dependable.
|CPU||Quad-core 64-bit Cortex-A55 processor, 22nm lithography process, frequency up to 2.0GHz|
|GPU||ARM G52 2EE
Support OpenGL ES 1.1/2.0/3.2, OpenCL 2.0 and Vulkan 1.1
Built-in high-performance 2D acceleration hardware
|NPU||1Tops@INT8 RKNN NPU AI accelerator
Support one-click switching of Caffe/TensorFlow/TFLite/ONNX/PyTorch/Keras/Darknet
|VPU||4K@60fps H.265/H.264/VP9 video decoding
1080P@60fps H.265/H.264 video encoding
|RAM||2GB / 4GB / 8GB LPDDR4|
|Storage||32GB/64GB/128GB eMMC internal storage
Support SATA3.0 for SSD / HDD x1（2.5inch SSD/HDD）
TF-Card Slot x1
The LAN (PoE) network port supports POE+(802.3 AT, 30W) power supply
|Wireless||2.4G/5GHz dual-band WiFi, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
4G LTE Network communication can be expanded.
|Display||1 × HDMI2.0 (4K@60Hz)|
|Audio||1 × HDMI audio output
1 × Phone headphone jack (3.5mm)
|Other Interfaces||1 × M.2 PCIe3.0 （2242 NVMe SSD）、
1 × SATA 3.0 （2.5inch SATA SSD/HDD）、
1 × USB3.0、
2 × USB 2.0、
1 × Type-C
1 × RJ45 ( 1 × RS485 + 2 × RS232 )
1 × Phone
|OS||Android 11.0 、Ubuntu 18.04、Linux+QT、Station OS
Firefly Geek Entertainment System Station OS, which combines desktop and TV modes for learning,
entertainment, office, and multi-purpose
|Start mode||Support TF card, EMMC, and USB flash drive startup, making system startup more convenient and fast|
|Size||142mm * 89mm * 35.5mm|
|Appearance||All aluminum alloy shell, black matte anodized|
|Environment||Working temperature: -20 ℃~60 ℃
Storage temperature: -20 ℃~70 ℃
Working humidity: 10%~90% (without condensation)
The specs also recommend that the brand new mannequin could be a downgrade in at least one respect: the Station P2 helps WiFi 6, whereas the Station P2S tops out at WiFi 5.
Firefly has shrunk the M.2 slot to accommodate a 4G module and SIM card slot. Whereas Station P2 has an M.2 2280 slot, the P2S has an M.2 2242 slot.
The Station P2S options an aluminium alloy chassis with a black anodized matte end, and the system has a fanless design for silent operation.
The little pc is powered by a Rockchip RK3568 processor with 4 ARM Cortex-A55 CPU cores that may hit speeds as much as 2 GHz, ARM Mali-G52 2EE graphics, and an NPU with assistance for as much as 1 TOPS of AI efficiency.
Firefly plans to supply the Station P2S with an alternative of 2GB, 4GB, or 8GB of RAM and 32GB, 64GB or 128GB of eMMC storage. The system should assist working methods with Android, Ubuntu, and the corporate’s personal Linux-based Station OS.
The corporate hasn’t introduced a worth or launch date for the Station P2S, but the authentic Station P2 sells for $199.