Acer has today announced the latest addition to Google’s Chrome OS lineup with a new Chromebase all-in-one desktop with a touch screen. The announcement comes following the company’s introduction of the very first 15-inch Chromebook earlier this year, which like this device, was first of its kind.

The company has also sent invites to an event taking place at the World Trade Center on April 23rd…

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Notably, the device is the first all-in-one Chrome desktop that sports a touch screen display, and it packs a full 21.5 inches with a resolution that sits right at 1080p. It’s said to have a viewing angle of 178 degrees, can support up to 10 touch points at once, boots up in 10 seconds, and comes with 100 GB of Google Drive storage completely free.

As for the power behind this 1080p display, the new Acer Chromebase all-in-one packs an Nvidia Tegra K-1 quad-core processor. It also has 3W speakers, an HDMI out port, USB 3.0 and 2.0 ports, and the typical connectivity interfaces like 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0

Interestingly, Acer also today sent out invites to an event the company is holding on April 23rd. We don’t have any specific information regarding what the company plans to announce at this event, but the invite says to “discover what’s new across all our product lines, including 2-in-1 convertible notebooks, tablets, monitors, and other smart devices.”

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2015-04-01

Acer Announces Industry’s First Chromebase All-In-One Desktop with Touch Display

TAIPEI, TAIWAN

Acer announced today the latest addition to its industry-leading Chrome OS device family, the Acer Chromebase series, complementing its existing Chromebooks and Chromebox. The touch-enabled configuration of the Acer Chromebase is the industry’s first all-in-one Chrome OS desktop with touch display, continuing Acer’s leadership in the Chrome OS market after launching the first 15.6-inch display Chromebook and fastest-performing commercial Chromebook. According to the latest data from Gartner, Acer Group is currently the world’s leading Chromebook brand with over 36% market share in 20141 .
Simple, Fast, Secure, and Affordable
The new Acer Chromebase comes with a Full HD resolution, 178-degree viewing angle display which incorporates 10-point touch technology2 , enabling more than one user to work, play and interact together. The device boots up in 10 seconds, and has multiple layers of security built-in with automatic system updates. Chrome OS supports multiple users and accounts while photos, videos, music, and documents are all synchronized and backed-up with the user’s Google account. Acer Chromebase also comes with a complimentary 100 gigabytes of Google Drive storage3 so users have plenty of space.
Ideal for Work or Play
The Acer Chromebase is powered by a class-leading NVIDIA® Tegra® K1 quad-core processor, helping it deliver a responsive and rich multi-tasking experience, and stay quiet even when running heavy workloads. It has a built-in HD webcam, so that users can chat face-to-face with family and friends on Google Hangouts with amazing video image quality on the 21.5-inch 1080P Full HD display. The Acer Chromebase is VESA-compliant so that it provides flexible viewing options when mounted to a VESA-compatible stand, bracket, arm, or wall mount suitable for search or navigation use in public areas. It has two 3W audio speakers and provides HDMI out, USB 3.0, USB 2.0 ports in addition to 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 wireless connectivity.

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