GPD Pocket Mini UMPC – perfect for system admins

The GPD Pocket Mini UMPC is by far the smallest Laptop ever. On this tiny thing holds a fully functional laptop. It is powered by Intel Atom Chipset and also a decent 7 inch screen. It is perfect for system admins who want portability and fast access. Connectivity is also great with Dual Band Wireless support

UMPC perfect for System Admins


SpecsGPD Pocket Mini Laptop
ChipsetIntel Atom Cherry Trail X7-Z8750 1.6-2.56GHz Quad Core
GPU: Intel HD Gen9
MemoryRAM: 8 GB LPDDR3
ROM: 128 GB eMMC
OS64 bit Windows 10 Home
Ubunto 16.04
Display7.0 inch IPS 5 multitouch
1920 x 1080 pixels, 323.45 ppi
IO1x Mini HDMI
1x USB 3.0
1x 3.5mm Audio Port
1x USB Type C
ConnectivityBluetooth 4.1
Dual Band WiFi 802.11 ac/b/g/n (2.4/5GHz)
IO1x USB 3.0 (Standard Size)
1x USB Type C
1x 3.5mm Headphone Jack
Dimensions182 x 109 x 19.9mm
Weight: 503g
Battery3.7V 7000mAh

Courtesy of Austin (Credits to Reviewer – just for reference)

Highlights of the GPD Pocket Mini Laptop:

  • Powered by the most powerful Atom Chip (Intel X7-Z8750)
  • Good Quality 7.0 inch IPS Display
  • Unibody All Aluminum Design (Great build Quality)
  • Good and Fast Dual Band WiFi Support (Great for Streaming – Netflix, 1080p Video Playback etc…)
  • Nipple Mouse (similar to the Lenovo’s Thinkpad makes a comeback)
  • 5 hours Battery life (PC Mark)
  • Active Cooling, runs cool most of the time
  • Can run basic games, not for heavy gaming (great for emulators)
  • Supports Video Out via HDMI
  • Perfect for System Admins

Some Cons:

  • Bad and Cramped Keyboard, takes some getting use to
  • Expensive
  • Not powerful, only good for basic games and other light to moderate tasks.

Where to Buy?

GPD Pocket Mini Laptop at $509

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Not for everyone, but it is a good and True Netbook

The GPD Pocket Mini Laptop isn’t for everybody, but if you fancy Small Ultra Pocket Size PC’s, this is probably a great choice. It offers you Ubunto or Windows 10 out of the box and the mediocre hardware is pretty good for light to moderate task like streaming and office stuffs. It is a great companion for anyone who wants portability and access to all the functions of a notebook.

If you are after gaming, then this is far from it, although it might be perfect for emulators. The Atom Chip with Intel HD Graphics is only good for basic games. But for streaming games, the Dual Band WiFi is strong enough for that luxury. It is also great for streaming Netflix at 1080p.

Again, this mini PC is not for everyone, but surely it is a very handy notebook to have.

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