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Definition: Android computer

(1) A tablet, laptop or desktop computer that runs the Android operating system. See Android tablet, Android laptop and Remix.

(2) A pocket-sized computer that plugs into the HDMI port of a TV set, turning it into a large Android tablet. Also called an "Android on a stick," these devices are Wi-Fi enabled and can run most of the apps available for the Android platform. Interaction with the computer is via an Android phone or tablet, wireless keyboard and mouse or infrared remote control. See computer on a stick and Android laptop.

The Android Mini PC
In 2012, China-based Rikomagic introduced the MK802 Android computer. With 512MB of RAM and 3.5" in length, the unit debuted at $74. (Image courtesy of Rikomagic.)