Sneakily stuffed into a package that resembles a USB flash drive, the $74 MK802 is a mini PC that vaunts a 1.5 GHz Allwinner A10 processor, 512 MB of RAM, 4 GB of storage and runs Android 4.0. Not bad for a little stick that weighs just 7 ounces and measures a diminutive 3.5 x 1.4 x 0.5 inches. If you’ve been lusting after FXITech’s $200 Cotton Candy, but weren't feeling partial to its heftier price tag, this is the alternative to consider.
It’s worth noting that this competitor doesn’t have an HDMI connector, only an HDMI port, and you’re only getting a single core processor instead of Cotton Candy’s 1.2 GHz Samsung Exynos dual core chip. But for less than half the price, the Chinese-manufactured MK802 -- with free shipping to the US from AliExpress.com -- is worth a serious look.