Huawei MediaQ M330 review

Huawei MediaQ M330 is a new Mini PC with Android, so far only launched in China. It is not very different from the models of the range introduced to date, at least in the design and dimensions, but has a feature that makes it special and unique. It ‘a Mini PC that supports playback 4K video and hardware decoding H.265 / HEVC , obviously thanks to integrated SoC.

Huawei MediaQ M330 review

The Android tv firmware site says new Mini PC MediaQ Huawei M330 is, in fact, has a SoC Hisilicon 3798M quad-core (Cortex A7) with a GPU Mali-450P, 1GB of RAM and 4GB of storage, expandable with a microSD card slot.Although the device is in one hand, so it is very compact and lightweight, has a large park consisting of a USB 2.0 port, a digital video output HDMI 1.4, an RJ-45 plug for connecting to wired networks, an AV and a ‘audio output S / PDIF and connectivity modules provide Ethernet LAN, Wi-Fi 802.11n dual band 300 Mbps and Bluetooth 4.0 . On board, it will be pre-installed Android 4.4 KitKat.

In practice, except for minor differences in hardware, MediaQ M330 is almost identical to the new Mini PC Honor (also known as MediaQ M321 ), the first range of entry-level Chinese company. At the moment it is difficult to understand what the intention of Huawei: why launch two Mini PC similar to each other? They are for markets or for different users? Or perhaps, the Chinese company has changed plans at the last minute, renaming the MediaQ MediaQ M321 in M330 with some ritocchino the data sheet?

Also their price , for example, is different. MediaQ Huawei M330 is on sale only in China at a price of 50 euro , while the MediaQ M321 is easily under 40 €. Mini are both low-end PCs, suitable as a TV box or digital player, but if you are interested in purchasing them you can always buy one from the many Asian shop that also distribute in the US and Europe, with an extra charge for international shipping.