LG TO INTRODUCE WORLD’S FIRST ALL-IN-ONE CHROMBASE AT CES 2014
With Full HD IPS Display, Chrome OS Computer Offers an Intuitive, Hassle-free User Experience
Sydney, Dec. 19, 2013 — LG Electronics (LG) has made a global announcement that they will unveil the first-ever Chromebase, an all-in-one computer powered by the Google Chrome operating system at next month’s 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
The LG Chromebase (Model 22CV241) offers the highly efficient Chrome operating system for a fast, simple, secure and affordable computing experience. Along with the unique OS, a 21.5-inch widescreen Full HD IPS display and a raft of advanced features, this innovative new desktop computer comes packaged in a chic, minimalist design.
The availability of the LG Chromebase for the local Australian market will be determined in 2014.
Simple and Easy to Use OS
The LG Chromebase all-in-one computer is underpinned by a simple yet powerful architecture and comes with several outstanding Google applications. It also serves as a gateway to tens of thousands of web apps in the Chrome Web Store, many of which work offline and online. The LG Chromebase allows users to write emails and documents, read the latest news and ebooks, edit videos and photos and play entertaining games. The streamlined platform makes almost any task enjoyable and is the perfect device for taking advantage of Google products such as Gmail, Drive, Search, Maps, YouTube, Play or Google+ Hangouts. 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.
“Simple to operate for all types of users, the award-winning LG Chromebase computer represents the successful combination of simplicity, power and great design,” said Lambro Skropidis, General Manager Marketing at LG Electronics Australia. “It is believed that the LG Chromebase is the wave of the future for desktops and is it expected to be widely adopted not only at home, but also schools, hotels, call centres and other business settings.”
Brilliant Full HD IPS and More
With excellent hardware in a minimalistic package, the LG Chromebase reflects the power and simplicity of the Chrome operating system. Ideal for both personal and business use, the versatile computer features a 21.5-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS display that delivers life-like colour reproduction, stunning contrast and an impressive 178-degree viewing angle. The processing power of the fourth-generation Intel® CPU enables the LG Chromebase to handle web apps, games and graphics with ease. The versatile computer also incorporates a 1.3 megapixel webcam and a microphone for easy video calling. What’s more, this all-in-one (AIO) computer delivers great sound 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. “LG Electronics makes great devices that customers love, and we’re glad to welcome them to the Chrome family.”
Visitors to LG’s booth at CES 2014 (Las Vegas Convention Center, Central Hall #8204) will have the opportunity to see this unique product for themselves from Tuesday, 7 January through Friday, 10 January .
Specifications and Features
> Processor: Intel® Celeron® CPU
> Operating System: Chrome OS
> Display: 21.5inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS
> Memory: 2GB
> Storage: 16GB iSSD
> Ports: HDMI-in, USB 2.0 x 3, USB 3.0 x 1, LAN
> Accessories: Keyboard, Mouse, Cable Organiser
> Webcam: 1.3M 720 HD
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