As of right now, there aren’t too many options available if you’re looking to run Chrome OS on a desktop. At least, not many powerful options. With that said, Acer has just unveiled two new additions to its Chromebox CXI Series that aim to change that. Both of the new Chromebox units are powered by 4th generation Intel Core i3 dual-core processors, which is a nice step in the right direction from the company’s previous Celeron-powered models.
This practical series was designed for users in education and small to medium businesses as well as consumers wanting to leverage the ease and security of the Google Chrome ecosystem and don’t require a mobile platform.
The first of the two models is called the CXI-i34GKM, and features 4GB of RAM. The higher-end model, called the CXI-i38GKM, has 8GB of RAM. Both new Chromebox devices also include a 16GB Solid State Drive, and support for both 2K and 4K resolution displays.
These new Chromebox devices have great specs, but of course, that comes at a price. The CXI-i34GKM model is selling for $349.99, and the CXI-i38GKM is being sold for $399.99. Both units are available now through Acer’s website. What do you think of Acer’s new Chromebox devices? Do you think you’ll pick one up?