The newly launched Dell Wyse Cloud Connect is an HDMI dongle which can plug into displays to quickly render an Android desktop. This product is being marketed by its makers as an enterprise solution, but it has also mentioned its credence to turn into an educational tool.
$130 is what the Dell Wyse Cloud Connect asks for. It connects to TVs or other displays through an HDMI or MHL port, and its incorporation of Bluetooth and mini-USB enables you to connect your wireless keyboards and mice without much effort. It beams its visuals in full HD resolution moreover.
Once connected, an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean desktop is thrown in front of you with full support for voice, data and video. The Wyse’s incorporation of dual band Wi-Fi boosts its connectivity features furthermore, and those wishing to access their Windows and Mac machines can hence do so with the help of virtualization technologies like Citrix or VMWare.
Inside this small device is 8GB worth of storage (expandable). Its operations are handled by a multi core Cortex-A9 ARM SoC and 1GB worth of RAM. The Dell Wyse Cloud Connect is available for purchase now in the United States. It can be bought here at the above mentioned price of $130.