Acer Chromebase Runs Chrome OS on Nvidia Tegra K1 Processor

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After RK3288 Chromebooks and Chromebit announcement yesterday, another Chrome OS device has been unveiled with Acer Chromebase, a 21.5″ All-in-one Chrome OS computer powered by Nvidia Tegra K1 quad core Cortex A15 processor.

Acer_ChromebaseAcer Chromebase preliminary specifications:

  • SoC – Nvidia Tegra K1 SoC with 4-Plus-1 quad-core ARM Cortex A15 CPU, and Kepler GPU with 192 CUDA cores
  • System Memory – 4GB RAM
  • Storage – 16GB internal storage + 100 GB on Google Drive storage (free for two years)
  • Display – 21.5″ touch screen display (10 point touch); Resolution: 1920×1080; viewing angle: 178 deg.
  • Video Output – HDMI port.
  • Audio – HDMI, 3W audio speakers
  • Connectivity – 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0
  • USB – USB 3.0/ 2.0 ports
  • Camera – Front facing HD camera

Acer all-in-one computer is apparently only the second Chromebase product, after LG Chromebase, and the first to include a touchscreen.

Acer Chromebase will  available in North America and Asia Pacific in Q2 2015 with pricing unknown so far.

Via Liliputing and Computer World

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Yeah if this were the X1 I would have impressed but with the 32bit K1…. well not so much.

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+1 Agreed

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Sheesh, guys. The Tegra K1 is still a good chip!
I wonder how well this would run an ordinary Ubuntu desktop.

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Yes and so is the RK3288 and it’s cheaper … I don’t want good or decent … 64 bit is here and it offers a significant performance advantage so I definitely want that …
The nVidia K1 is now more than a year old and this is isn’t even out yet so you’ll excuse me if I’m not at all impressed. Sure I’d be OK with a 1 year old Intel core based CPU but with these low power CPUs I do want the latest.