LG has introduced its new Chromebase, an all-in-one computer based on Google’s Chrome operating system. The South Korean manufacturer has announced that the Chromebase will be showcased at CES 2014, where one can expect to hear about pricing and availability details.
The LG Chromebase (Model 22CV241), just like Google’s Chromebook line, is powered by Chrome OS and comes with Google products such as Gmail, Drive, Search, Maps, YouTube, Play, Google+ and Hangouts.
LG Chromebase comes with a 21.5-inch full-HD (1920 x 1080) IPS display and offers 178-degree viewing angle. It is powered by Intel’s fourth generation Celeron processor and has 2GB of RAM. It comes with 16GB SSD inbuilt storage and also sports a 1.3-megapixel 720p webcam. The all-in-one computer from LG features built-in 5W speakers. Connectivity options on the LG Chromebase include HDMI, USB 2.0 (x3), USB 3.0 (x1), and LAN.
Commenting on the launch, Hyoung-sei Park, head of the IT Business Division at LG Electronics said, “Simple to operate for all types of users, the award-winning LG Chromebase computer represents the successful combination of simplicity, power and great design. LG Chromebase is the wave of the future for desktops, expected to be widely adopted not only at home, but especially in schools, hotels, call centers and other business settings.”
Google’s vice president of product management, Caesar Sengupta said, “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.”