Devices vendor LG Electronics (LG) on Tuesday said it would introduce its Chromebase, an all-in-one computer powered by the Google Chrome operating system.
The new PC will be unveiled at next month’s 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), said LG in a statement.
Main specifications of LG Chromebase include Intel Celeron CPU processor, Google Chrome OS, 21.5-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS display, 2 GB memory, 16GB iSSD storage HDMI-in, USB 2.0 x 3, USB 3.0 x 1, LAN ports, 1.3 M 720 HD webcam, etc.
LG Chromebase serves as a gateway to tens of thousands of web apps in the Chrome Web Store, many of which work as well offline as they do online. The new PC allows users to write emails and documents, read the latest news and ebooks, edit videos and photos and play entertaining games.
The LG Chromebase also offers robust built-in security, employing multiple layers of protection to keep users’ information safe. Moreover, with automatic built-in updates, Chrome OS reduces the hassle of manually having to conduct maintenance on the computer.
The processing power of the fourth-generation Intel CPU enables the LG Chromebase to handle web apps, games and graphics with ease. The computer also incorporates a 1.3 megapixel webcam and a microphone for video calling. This AIO computer better sound and music through a pair of built-in 5W speakers.
“LG’s Chromebase is an exciting new form factor that expands the options available to customers who want a fast, simple and secure computing experience for the home, school or office,” said Caesar Sengupta, vice president of product management, Google.