|MK802 – A Mini Android PC, rival to Cotton Candy|
MK802, is a mini Android powered PC with ARM processors, with a Mali 400 GPU that enables it to output 1080p video through HDMI. The MK802 is slightly larger than the a typical thumbdrive and can purchased for for just $74. Though the device is small in size, it weighs 7 ounces and has a microSD card slot to add to its built-in 4GB flash storage, full-size USB port and a micro-USB version. Like the Cotton Candy, the device is also WIFI enabled.
Cotton Candy, which is available for $199, features a better hardware than the MK802, including dual-core ARM chip compared with the single-core version on the MK802.
The more expensive $199 Cotton Candy does have better hardware, including a dual-core ARM chip compared with the single-core version on the MK802. The Cotton Candy can also be plugged directly into an HDMI port, while the MK802 requires an HDMI cable.
Cotton Candy is almost similar to that of the Raspberry Pi which is being developed using ARM (Broadcom BCM2835) architecture to run Linux, which will be the size of a credit card which will cost between $25 and $35.