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LG has announced a 21.5-inch monoblock based Chrome OS
An open operating system Google Chrome OS, designed for netbooks, from time to time appear in systems with a compact form factor type Samsung Chromebox . LG has gone a bit the other way, releasing candy Chromebase, slightly similar to the iMac .
In technical terms, is a low-level device Chromebase, even by the standards of Chromebooks. He as well as Acer Chromebook C7, is based on the Intel Celeron processor and comes with 2 GB of RAM. Although this candy bar and suitable for many undemanding users, an additional 2 GB it definitely would not hurt. Fans of a large number of open tabs in Chrome are well aware of the usefulness of additional RAM.
Monoblock equipped 21.5-inch IPS-display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD). Instead of a hard disk Chromebase uses SSD-drive capacity of 16 GB, so that the user can rely on quiet operation and fast loading system. Responsible for sound stereo speakers 5 watts, but for video 1.3 megapixel camera located on the upper part of the frame.
LG Chromebase back
The device also has HDMI-input connector, Ethernet, one USB 3.0 port and three USB 2.0. Wi-Fi support is not specified, but it is difficult to imagine that a major OEM-manufacturer could release monoblock module without Wi-Fi.
Price – another thing not mentioned LG said in a press release . If Acer offers its Chromebooks for $ 199, then Chromebase can cost in the region of 300. The Company expects that the device will be well received in schools, hotels and offices. Chromebase home can be used as second or third computer.
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