After numerous delays, the Atari VCS, formerly known as the Ataribox, will hit stores on June 15, 2021, including Best Buy, GameStop, Micro Center, and the company’s official website. It’s powered by an AMD Ryzen Embedded R1606G processor, Radeon Vega 3 graphics, 8GB of RAM, 32GB of eMMC storage, an M.2 slot for an optional SATA SSD, four USB 3.1 ports, HDMI 2.0 port, and Gigabit Ethernet. Read more for an early hands-on video review and additional information.
Aside from free access to 100 arcade and Atari 2600 classics, you’ll also be able to use Antstream Arcade, the popular game streaming platform, which offers on-demand access to the world’s largest collection of licensed retro titles. The platform supports an optional PC Mode, which allows for the installation of Windows or Linux as an alternative operating system, transforming the Atari VCS into a fully featured and powerful mini-PC.
- 【8th Ultra High-efficiency Coffee Lake Processor】: Equipped with 8th Generation Intel Core i5-8259U Processor (4 Cores 8 Threads, 6M Intel Smart Cache), 14nm lithography technology. Burst Frequency 3.8GHz, combined with 1.05GHz Intel UHD Graphics for Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655, browse webs load up really quick at all. [email protected] videos play back from Youtube Netflix are always smooth and work well. It will definitely ideal for office, home-learning, entertainment and other affairs.
- 【Large Storage 16GB RAM/512GB SSD】You can expand the storage with 512GB M.2 SATA SSD 2280 (1900MB/S) /Nvme SSD interface upgrade storage to 2TB (no included) and via 2.5-inch SATA HDD upto 2T (no included). And The 16GB RAM DDR4 (Max 2400Mhz) Can Upgrade to 32GB (no included), And you can buy a USB Gigabit Ethernet to enhance the network speed.
- 【More Ports –WiFi6 Mini Pc Window 10 Pro】It is equipped with a practical expansion interface, with 2*HDMI([email protected]), 4*USB3.0, 1*Type-C(only transport file and charge your mobile device), 1*1000Mbps LAN, 1*DC(19V-3A 57W), 1x3.5mm audio jack, WIFI 6 /2400Mbps, Bluetooth 5.0 file and audio and video transmission, and capacity expansion support.
- 【Support [email protected] Dual Screen HD Display】The Mini Computer equipped with 4K HD UHD Graphics for Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655, Support 4096 x [email protected] Dual HDMI, giving you a best-in-class television experience with true-to-life picture quality, which can be used as a media center to enjoy TV shows or Video games. Also support Dual Display via connect 2*HDMI ports improve work efficiency.
- 【 More Mainstream System】Pre-installed Windows 10 Pro 64 bits Version which has a rich software ecology, Office efficient office; also supports Linux operating system, such as Ubuntu 18.04, for server construction, software compilation and other needs. And it supports Auto Power On, RTC Wake Settings, Wake On LAN, PXE Boot etc.
This retail launch follows the different phases of pre-order deliveries initiated in late December 2020. The Atari VCS Onyx Base systems start at $299.99 USD, while Atari VCS Black Walnut and Onyx All-In system bundles include the Atari VCS Classic Joystick (available separately for $59.99) and Atari VCS Modern Controller (also $59.99) for $399.99 USD. All prices represent special launch day pricing and may be subject to change in the future,” said the company.