Khiron-Sigma, founded by an ex Microsoft employee is a start-up located in London announced that they are crowdfunding a campaign on Indiegogo with ambitious plans to launch a new ultra-mobile PC early next year. the company stated they have developed a vision which has been a culmination of two decades of PC fanboy-dom and working within the hi-tech industries. the company has already started the Indiegogo campaign to raise enough money for funding the development of Ultra Mobile PC (UMPC).
The UMPC (Ultra Mobile PC) is not a new concept, many of the tech greats have valiantly attempted to create an array of devices such as the Toshiba Libretto, HP Omni book, promising such key selling points such as performance, portability, good design and long battery life. We truly believe that this device is revolutionary, there has not been a UMPC like it before, your contributions will allow us to bring this product to life and see a new player within the market, one that is focused on building product that our users can be proud to use and carry around.
Highlights of Ultra Mobile PC
• The KS-PRO is a portable workhorse as well as a luxurious device that fits in your pocket.
• Running on Windows 10™ powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835™ you will benefit from cell phone class portability and 4G LTE connectivity and the ability to run full apps and games such as Photoshop™ flawlessly.
• A portable, powerful & beautiful device, is on the horizon, but we will need your help, as today’s manufacturers are focused on the competition, we are focused on the user
Here’s the detailed specification of Ultra Mobile PC :
• 8 Inch QHD Super AMOLED touchscreen Display with resolution of 2560 x 1440px
• Corning Gorilla Glass 3
• Magnesium Alloy Body
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor
• 8GB of RAM
• 128GB of internal storage
• 256GB of storage expansion via MicroSD Card
• 12MP front camera with support for autofocus and f/1.7 aperture
• Adreno 540 GPU
• Bluetooth 4.0
• 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi
• 3G/4G LTE connectivity with nano-SIM
• 2 x Type C USB
• 1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 (USB 3.0 5GBPS)
• 3.5mm audio jack
• Stereo speakers
• QWERTY keyboard with Backlight
• Ultra Fast Fingerprint scanner
• Mouse control stick
• 10,307 mAh of Massive battery with support for Quick Charge 4.0
• Measures 246 x 150 x 16mm and weighing 640g
The Start-up company also stated that they are working on bringing the Ultra Mobile PC (UMPC) in two versions. with, the KS-PROID which will released in Q4 2017 with Same hardware but a clean version of Android 7.0 Nougat and the KS-PRO which they are planning to launch at CES, 2018 running on Windows 10.
The company also shared their strategy for expansion bringing :
- KS-PRO – The UMPC that has been promised for decades but not delivered until now
- KS-EDU – The Ultimate digital companion at a price that will leave no student without
- KS-ALL – Optimised full featured UMPC for emerging markets
- KS-ROID – Android/ Chromebook Variant of KS-PRO
- KS-PLAY – Optimised for Steam/ PC Gaming
The company further added that their campaign is going to be 100% transparent and will be updated on weekly basis to clearly show successes as well as conundrums. you can share your thoughts about the Ultra Mobile PC in the comments section below.
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