There are brands that everyone is familiar with, but there are also brands that no one has heard of. We guess Rokid belongs to the second group. However, this might change soon. Today, the company released the Rokid Station, an AR glasses smart terminal, priced at 799 yuan ($111). If the device type doesn’t tell you anything, it’s better to keep reading because we are dealing with a product for the future.
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The Rokid Station has a compact design. It is 40% smaller and 30% lighter than ordinary smartphones. One of the selling points of this product is the use of the self-developed Rokid Air dedicated smart terminal. The latter can effectively solve most iPhones’ problems when connecting to AR glasses.
In terms of hardware, the Rokid Station has a built-in 64-bit ARM processor. It is paired with 2GB+32GB of storage combination. The terminal also supports Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity options. It boasts of a screen projection through Miracast, DLNA, and Airplay.
At the same time, this product innovatively introduced Alibaba Cloud Computing, which is available in Windows and Linux. Connect it to the Rokid Air and work with a Bluetooth keyboard turning it into a compact, portable mobile office suite.
The new product has a built-in 5000mAh battery with a maximum battery life of ten hours and a standby time of 10 days. It can also be used as an emergency power bank to connect to a smartphone for charging. When you need to store some data urgently, it can also be used as a flash drive. In other words, we are talking about a multi-purpose product.
In addition, Rokid Station is pre-installed with four major video platforms: iQiyi, Youku, Tencent, and Mango TV. In gaming, it has also partnered with operator platforms such as China Mobile and China Telecom to jointly explore the portable and immersive giant screen cloud gaming experience. Yes, this is for the Chinese market. But until you find something identical launched globally, you can use this one.