Chrome OS has been found in laptops (Chromebooks), and mini PCs (Chromeboxes) or even All-in-One PCs (Chromebases) for a while, but a new category has launched with Chrome OS tablets starting with Acer Chromebook Tab 10.
The tablet is powered by a Rockchip RK3399 / OP1 processor, comes with 4GB RAM and 32GB storage, a 9.7″ display, supports Wacom EMR stylus, targets the education market.
Acer Chromebook Tab 10 (D651N) specifications:
- SoC – Rockchip RK3399-C / OP1 hexa core processor with two Cortex A72 cores, four Cortex A53 cores, and a Mali-T860MP4 GPU
- System Memory – 4GB RAM
- Storage – 32GB eMMC flash, micro SD card slot
- Display – 9.7″ touchscreen IPS display with QXGA (2048×1536) resolution
- Audio – Headphone/speaker jack
- Connectivity – 802.11ac 2×2 MIMO WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2
- Camera – 2MP front-facing camera
- USB – 1x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type C port for charging, data transfer and connection to an HD display
- Battery – Up to 9 hours on a charge
- Dimensions – 238.2 x 172.2 x 9.98 mm
- Weight – 550 grams
The Wacom EMR stylus will allow students to work precisely with interactive apps, sketch, take notes and so son.
Acer Chromebook Tab 10 will starting in North America in April for $329 and up, before the EMEA launch in May with prices starting at €329 including VAT. You may find further details in the product page.
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