AYANEO 2024-01-18 · AYANEO

Early Bird Price Starting at $439, High-Performance Mini PC AYANEO Retro Mini PC AM02 Officially Released

On January 18th, AYANEO officially released the high-performance mini PC, AYANEO Retro Mini PC AM02, paying tribute to classic gaming devices with innovative design and structural elements that redefine the overall mini PC experience.



AYANEO Retro Mini PC AM02 replicates the retro appearance of classic gaming devices, incorporating innovative features like a multifunctional touch information screen. It is powered by the AMD Ryzen™ 7 7840HS flagship processor and equipped with a high-performance four-copper pipe cooling system. The device includes 2 DDR5 5600MHz memory slots and an M.2 2280 PCIe 4.0 interface, along with a full-featured USB4 Type-C port, 2.5G Ethernet port, and other commonly used interfaces. The standard version comes pre-installed with Windows 11 64-bit Home edition and AYASpace 2.0 management software, with an option for barebone.



AYANEO Retro Mini PC AM02 is available at an early bird price starting from $439, IGG Pre-launch: https://www.ayaneo.com/igg/AM02. Shipments are scheduled to begin at the end of February.


The "Version Answer" for the Mini PC 2.0 Era


With the AYANEO REMAKE concept, the AM02 builds upon the groundbreaking design and comprehensive experience introduced by its predecessor, the AM01, setting the standard for the evolving Mini PC 2.0 era.



The AM02 seamlessly combines retro design elements with high-performance configurations, providing users with an exceptional and irresistible experience that is both aesthetically pleasing and highly functional.


Exquisite Retro Gaming Device Appearance


The exquisite retro gaming device appearance of the AM02 draws inspiration from the legendary gaming consoles of 1985, creating a perfect blend of classic aesthetics with futuristic technology.



The innovative front-opening design incorporates commonly used interfaces, achieving a hidden interface design for a clean front panel. Key ports such as a full-featured USB4 Type-C port, 2 USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A ports, and a 3.5mm audio jack are discreetly concealed under the cover.



The front-opening cover features an automatic spring structure, allowing users to easily open the cover with a single press of the red "OPEN" button, adding a touch of joy to the user experience.



With a compact size of only 0.9L, the AM02 is not only a powerful mini PC but also a stylish desktop accessory, suitable for wall mounting to save desktop space.


Innovative 4" Multifunctional Touch Information Screen


AYANEO strives to bring a breakthrough in structural design to the Mini PC, anticipating user needs. In the Retro Mini PC AM02, an innovative 4" touch information screen is introduced, serving as a screen for daily use and providing information display and quick functionality.



The touch information screen of AYANEO Retro Mini PC AM02 is independently controlled through a customized system. The AYANEO team has developed four quick functions for it. The first screen features the FPS Thunder game overlay tool, directly displaying various performance data by reading system data from AYASpace. It also allows for quick adjustments to TDP modes and fan speed strategies.



Gently sliding enables the switching of different functions. The second screen displays information like clock and weather, offering practical utility. The third screen showcases carefully designed screensavers, highlighting dynamic personalized elements.



The fourth screen allows users to swiftly adjust system volume through a sliding bar or disable the screen function. If users wish to re-enable the secondary screen, they can do so in the AYASpace settings within the Windows system.



AYANEO Retro Mini PC AM02 is the first mini PC featuring a secondary screen design with the AMD Ryzen™ 7 7840HS processor. Adhering to AYANEO's commitment to an uncompromised user experience, the company has adapted multiple practical functions for the screen through customized system settings and AYASpace, providing users with a native and convenient experience right out of the box.



AMD Ryzen™ 7 7840HS Flagship Processor


The AYANEO Retro Mini PC AM02 is equipped with the AMD Ryzen™ 7 7840HS flagship high-pressure processor, built on a 4nm process with an 8-core, 16-thread Zen 4 CPU. It also features a powerful Radeon™ 780M integrated GPU, delivering exceptional overall performance and energy efficiency.



With the support of the AMD Ryzen™ 7 7840HS, the AYANEO Retro Mini PC AM02 effortlessly handles 1080P mainstream online games, light AAA games, retro games, as well as productivity tasks such as office work, graphic design, and audio/video editing.



To ensure the release of robust power, the AYANEO Retro Mini PC AM02 is equipped with an innovative cooling system consisting of a high-performance four-copper-pipe setup, a large-sized turbo fan, and 68105mm² aluminum fins, providing a maximum 45W TDP performance output.



Additionally, for simplified operation, the AYANEO Retro Mini PC AM02 introduces support for direct fan speed adjustment through the AYASpace software. Users can adjust fan speeds without entering the BIOS, enabling one-click performance boost or silent operation.



The AYANEO Retro Mini PC AM02 features two SO-DIMM DDR5 5600MHz memory slots, supporting up to 64GB of dual-channel memory. This enhances software running speed and GPU performance to new heights.



Furthermore, the AYANEO Retro Mini PC AM02 includes a high-speed M.2 2280 PCIe 4.0 interface, offering theoretical read speeds of over 7000MB/s. It supports up to 8TB double-sided granule SSD, coupled with DDR5 memory, delivering a groundbreaking performance experience and multitasking capability.



The standard configuration of the AYANEO Retro Mini PC AM02 includes the Intel AX210 wireless card, supporting WiFi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2, providing seamless high-speed wireless connectivity. For users seeking the utmost in network performance, the M.2 2230 WiFi 7 card can be replaced at their discretion.



Versatile Connectivity


As a flagship Mini PC, the AYANEO Retro Mini PC AM02 boasts a comprehensive range of mainstream interfaces. It introduces a high-speed, full-featured USB4 Type-C port with a maximum transfer speed of 40Gbps, allowing external connections such as graphics expansion docks. It supports the DP 1.4 protocol, enabling high-quality video output at up to 4K@144Hz.



Moreover, the front panel of the AYANEO Retro Mini PC AM02 is equipped with 2 USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A ports, while the back features 2 USB 2.0 ports, 1 HDMI 2.0 port, and 1 DP 1.4 port. This versatile interface configuration facilitates the connection of a variety of external peripherals, transforming the AM02 into an all-encompassing mini workstation.

Thanks to the HDMI 2.0, DP 1.4, and full-featured USB4 interfaces, the AYANEO Retro Mini PC AM02 supports triple-screen display, significantly enhancing efficiency for both work and entertainment.



Not only that, to meet the expectations of numerous users, the AYANEO Retro Mini PC AM02 is equipped with a 2.5G Ethernet port, further boosting network bandwidth limits. Coupled with a 1000Mbps Ethernet port, the dual-network port configuration makes it convenient for users to build routers or NAS storage systems.



The AYANEO Retro Mini PC AM02 supports USB-C PD 100W power delivery and is equipped with a Kensington security lock slot, allowing users to employ compatible locks for professional theft prevention.



Ready to Use & DIY Masterpiece


The AYANEO Retro Mini PC AM02 is available in standard and barebone versions. The standard version offers mainstream storage combinations of 16/32GB+512GB/1TB, pre-loaded with Windows 11 64-bit version and AYASpace 2.0 management software.



The standard version is ready to use out of the box, catering to the entertainment and productivity needs of the majority of users. As a Mini PC equipped with high-speed and versatile external interfaces, the AYANEO Retro Mini PC AM02 also boasts high playability. For the barebone version, users can install the appropriate operating system based on their needs, transforming it into a dedicated mini workstation for various purposes.



Continuously Enhanced AYASpace 2.0 Experience


The AYANEO Retro Mini PC AM02 comes pre-installed with the AYASpace 2.0 management software, offering users an easy-to-use management experience. With AYASpace 2.0, users can enjoy features such as one-click switching of performance modes, using the FPS Thunder game overlay tool to display performance data, and adjusting fan speeds.



Furthermore, AYASpace 2.0 has been specifically optimized for the Mini PC experience, enhancing compatibility with keyboard and mouse.



In response to thoughtful consideration and user feedback regarding the Mini PC experience, the AYANEO team has introduced the new "Desktop Float" feature in AYASpace 2.0. This feature, displaying performance data such as CPU, GPU, and memory in a floating window, includes a virtual "AYA" key. Users can easily invoke core functions with a single click on the AYANEO logo, and a long press will enter the AYASpace software.



The "Desktop Float" feature is supported on all Windows devices from AYANEO and comes pre-enabled on Retro Mini AM01 and AM02. Its addition brings users a more user-friendly and convenient management experience.



AYANEO Retro Mini PC AM02 Configuration and Pricing



AYANEO Retro Mini PC AM02 is set to commence shipments by the end of February. Any changes will be announced separately, and your understanding is appreciated.



The Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for the AYANEO Retro Mini PC AM02 is simultaneously launched for international backers. For more details, you can visit the Indiegogo campaign page at https://www.ayaneo.com/igg/AM02.



Paying Tribute to Retro Nostalgia, Unlocking More Possibilities for Mini PCs


The AYANEO Retro Mini PC AM02, a reinterpretation of classic gaming consoles, pays heartfelt homage to the joyous gaming moments of childhood. It boldly ventures into innovative exploration within the Mini PC category, breathing modern vitality into timeless classics. It allows users to indulge in both entertainment and productivity experiences while immersing themselves in the charm of retro culture.



Adhering to the philosophy of "Real Gamers, Know Gamers" and the AYANEO REMAKE concept, AYANEO's exploration journey in the Mini PC domain continues. In the future, the company aims to create more products with rich cultural significance and outstanding experiences, offering users immersive enjoyment.


IGG Campaign: https://www.ayaneo.com/igg/AM02

Official Website: https://ayaneo.com/

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It's 2024!!!
The Retro Mini PC AM01 only has DP 1.4 & HDMI 2.0 come on there all already dozen of mini pc systems out which have the same spec. Alot of the new video cards now come with DP 2.1 & HDMI 2.1 ie Intel 750, 770 and AMD 7700 - 7900

This is hard pass with such low video spec's