Taiwanese computer manufacturer Acer has launched two Chromebases – the Acer Chromebase for Meetings 24V2 and Acer Chromebase 24I2. The former is for video conferencing while the later is an all-in-one device. Let’s take a look at both the devices:
Acer Chromebase for Meetings 24V2:
The Chromebase for Meetings 24V2 is an all-in-one touchscreen video conferencing system for small to medium-sized business spaces. Colleagues and customers can remotely collaborate and engage with each other as if they are in the same room.
The Chromebase for Meetings 24V2 features a 24-inch display bearing full HD resolution and support for touch functionality. It produces 250 nits of brightness. The device is equipped with dual microphones and two stereo speakers for a clear and loud sound experience. Under the hood, the Chromebook for Meetings 24V2 is powered by an 8th Gen Intel Core i8- 8550U processor. It packs 4GB RAM and 32GB SSD storage for lag-free conferencing.
It sports a 5MP wide-angle webcam which ensures more people can conference together. One can make arranged and scheduled conference calls using Gmail and Google Calendar or by clicking a shareable link. The device offers support for up to 25 callers through Google Hangouts Meet. G Suite Business supports up to 50 callers while G Suite Enterprise supports up to 100 callers. Those without a Google account can join the call as a guest by clicking on the invitation link.
Acer Chromebase 24l2:
The Chromebase 24I2 is an all-in-one desktop device powered by Chrome OS. It can serve various uses and fill multiple roles like store kiosks, hotel lobbies, supermarkets, and other business with customer-facing scenarios. The new Chromebase 24I2 is also ideal for higher education classrooms, computer labs, and school libraries. It fully supports Google Play which offers access to Android apps and Chrome web apps for learning, research, and entertainment.
As for the specifications, the Chromebase 24I2 comes with an FHD IPS display and optional touch support. It is equipped with an 8th Gen Intel Core processor paired with 8GB DDR4 RAM. The device offers 128GB SSD storage for faster boot times. The Chromebase 24I2 can be mounted on walls saving additional space in small rooms.
On the connectivity front, both the Chromebase 24V2 and 24I2 feature a USB 3.1 Type-C connector, four USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, HDMI, SD card reader, and RJ45 ports for video conferencing. The Chromebases are equipped with Chrome OS’s multiple layers of security for protection against viruses and malware. The device stays up to date with background updates over the air that reduce maintenance hassle, and comes with 24/7 support from Google.
Pricing & Availability:
The exact specifications, pricing, and availability will vary depending on the region. We’ll update this post with India-specific pricing details when they become available.