Minix Neo S1 USB-C Hub With 120GB SSD

Minix Neo Storage is a USB-C hub with built-in and non-removable SSD storage. There are two storage capacities available, 120GB and 240GB.

The Minix Neo S1 (120GB) retails for S$120 while the Minix Neo S2 (240GB) retails for S$150. Both can be found on Amconics Online Store on Lazada.

Minix Neo S1 - Box Front
Minix Neo S1 – Box Front
Minix Neo S1 - Box Back
Minix Neo S1 – Box Back
Minix Neo S1 - Box
Minix Neo S1 – Box

Two colors are available, Silver and Space Gray, but Amconics is only carrying the Silver color. Both colors come with a carry pouch as well.

Minix Neo S1 - Box Contents
Minix Neo S1 – Box Contents
Minix Neo S1 - Top
Minix Neo S1 – Top
Minix Neo S1 - Bottom
Minix Neo S1 – Bottom

I have the MINIX Neo S1 with me. The only difference between the S1 and S2 is the storage capacity. For just S$30 more, you will get twice the capacity, and hence this makes the Neo S2 a better buy as it is more value for money.

Minix Neo S1 - USB-C End
Minix Neo S1 – USB-C End

In terms of specifications, the SSD is an M.2 SATA drive. There is an HDMI port that outputs 4K at 30 Hz, two USB 3.0 ports, and a USB-C port for Power Delivery (PD). It measures 115 x 44 x 11 mm and weighs 64 g.

Minix Neo S1 - Ports
Minix Neo S1 – Ports
Minix Neo S1 - Plugged To MBP
Minix Neo S1 – Plugged To MBP

On paper, Neo S1 supports up to 350 MB/s read and write speed while the S2 supports up to 400MB/s. During my testing of the Neo S1, it exceeds the speed specifications. I managed to get up to 402 MB/s for write and 414 MB/s for read.

Minix Neo S1 - Blackmagic Disk Speed Test
Minix Neo S1 – Blackmagic Disk Speed Test
Minix Neo S1
Minix Neo S1