Meegopad M1 converts your TV in to an Android TV for less than $100

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We have seen plenty of USB Android sticks that convert your standard TV in to a smart TV, but I believe this is the first to run an Intel Atom processor so far.

Usually when we see these sticks they are powered by a Rockchips or Allwinner processor from China, but the Meegopad M1 is powered by an Intel Atom CPU. The chips inside the slim black box is an Atom 3735f quad-core running at 1.33Ghz, which should give enough poke for 1080 HD streaming and gaming.

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Memory in the stick is just 1GB RAM. Storage is handled by 16GB of internal memory and a micro SD slot which can accept 64GB cards.

Connections are handled by Bluetooth 4.0, for a keyboard or mouse, and WIFI 802.11 b/g/n. Most popular video codecs are supported plus there is a micro USB allowing you to connect it to a external memory source or wired controller.

The Meegopad is on sale now for $89.72, and is the perfect size to fit in your stocking.

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  1. Ben Liu
    November 8, 2014

    Where’s the 2GB/32GB version? Windows 8 on 1GB RAM and 16GB Storage does not work well. You’ll barely have enough room to install Office and a few small apps, let alone updates..

    • November 8, 2014

      I don’t see any mention of Windows 8 in the whole review. It says that it will convert your TV to an Android TV not a windows one.

      U might wanna read again Ben. But yes a 2GB/16GB combo will be lovely for this device.

      • November 8, 2014

        Android TV is a version of Android…

        I guess this stick runs Android for phones…

        Any formal review would be much appreciated. Anyway it looks overpriced… 99$ tablets running that chip are in abundance in the market.

        • balcobomber25
          November 9, 2014

          Most of these sticks run a version of Android modified to work on a bigger screen and with a keyboard and mouse. It’s almost always based on Android 4.2 or 4.3.

      • Ben Liu
        November 8, 2014

        You might want to research it a bit more as well. This is basically the same model as the Meegopad T01 with the only difference being the default ROM loaded up – either Android or Windows 8.1 Bing.
        Besides even in relation to Android – most of the Android TV Sticks have moved up to 2GB as standard (eg. MK809/Minix etc). Even 1GB is not really enough these days for Android these days once you’ve loaded up enough software on it.

        • November 8, 2014

          OK you win bro. And you’re right. 2GB aunt enough nor is 16GB either

      • Ben Liu
        November 8, 2014

        Here is the official site from Meegopad (in Chinese).. but link is very slow and might be down:
        “Meegopad M1(Win8 Mini PC / HTPC / Win8 dongle)”

  2. balcobomber25
    November 9, 2014

    $90? You can usually find these for under $40 on most websites, and here in Thailand just about every market sells them for less than $20. Granted they don’t have Intel Atom chips inside them but the Rockchips most of them have are powerful enough.