In addition to the two low-cost Android tablets, the Acer Iconia One 7 (B1-760HD) and One 8 (B1-830), the Taiwanese company at Computex 2015 will also have a new Acer Chromebox CXI2, successor to the Chromebox CXI launched last summer and even equipped with Intel Core (Haswell). The design should not change, at least we do not notice significant differences, because the news should be all hidden inside the case. Just as the first generation, it will be offered in multiple configurations, but updated.
New versions of the Chromebox CXI2 will be equipped with an Intel Broadwell, a choice between a Core i3 or Celeron, Intel HD integrated graphics, up to 8GB of RAM DDR3 1600MHz dual-channel and 16GB SSD. Connectivity can still count on four USB 3.0 ports (two with charging capability), Gigabit Ethernet, WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.0 and SD card reader. The Mini PC also integrates an HDMI output and a DisplayPort, and are also equipped with a mouse and keyboard optimized for Chrome OS. Unlike other Chromebox, business users will appreciate Acer Chromebox CXI2 why is Citrix Ready, then ready for desktop virtualization, and just like its predecessor, has a TPM 1.2 security chip and a Kensington lock.
In short, the Chromebox Acer become more capable and efficient for those looking for a complete machine and safe, based on Chrome OS. At the moment we have no information on price and availability but, if everything goes the right way, Acer CXI2 Chromebox will be available after the summer with a starting price of less than $ 199. In the coming days we will know more, so stay tuned because soon came the first hands-on video from the fair in Taiwan.