Acer unveils new Chromebox CXI with 4th-gen Intel Core i3 and 8GB of RAM

Acer unveils new Chromebox CXI with 4th-gen Intel Core i3 and 8GB of RAM

Acer today unveiled an all-new Chromebox CXI, called the Chromebox CXI-i34GKM. The device is specifically designed to deliver robust performance from Google’s Chrome OS.

The Acer Chromebox CXI-i34GKM is powered by a fourth-generation Intel Core i3 4030U dual-core processor (3MB Intel Smart Cache, 1.9GHz) and has Intel HD Graphics and 8GB of DDR3 RAM. There is 16GB solid-state-drive (SSD) which is claimed to help in providing fast boot-up in about 8 seconds and nearly instant resuming from sleep mode.

Acer says that its new Chromebox CXI is ideal for libraries, cube and classrooms as it has a compact chassis with 6.51 x 5.12 x 1.3-inch dimensions.

Acer Chromebox CXI

Acer Chromebox CXI-i34GKM

The Chromebox CXI-i34GKM has connectivity options, including Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and Gigabit Ethernet. In addition, the device comes equipped with four USB 3.0 ports that has two specific ports to power off charging for smartphones and tablets.

There is HDMI and DisplayPort are available to let users mirror the content on a large screen. Furthermore, it supports 2K and 4K resolution displays.

On announcing the new Chromebox CXI, Kamesh Kumar, Acer America business manager, said:

“We’ve extended our Chromebox CXI line with a new model featuring enhanced processing power and memory for users with more demanding computing requirements. A win/win for users and IT staff, the Chromebox CXI series is easy to use and deploy, highly secure and saves significant desk space. Featuring multiple accounts and Google Drive access, it’s ideal for any environment where multiple users will be sharing one device, such as in classrooms, libraries, call centers, kiosks, retail stores and reception areas.”

The new Chromebox CXI runs on Chrome OS and has an option to get Citrix-certified security through web-based Google Management Console. This would enable enterprises and businesses to adopt the new system on their workplaces.

With a starting price of $350 for 4GB RAM option and $400 for 8GB, the Acer Chromebox CXI-i34GKM will be available in Canada this month.

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