Acer Chromebook Tab 10: The first tablet with Chrome OS is focused on education

Acer Chromebook Tab 10

Acer has just presented what is the first tablet with Chrome OS on the market, a Chromebook Tab 10 that the Asian manufacturer wants to address the educational sector. Like most laptops with this system, the tablet of Acer bets for a contained price, although it has some surprise as support for stylus.

With this release, the operating system of Google takes a new step towards convergence, since after implementing the compatibility with Android applications now dares with one of its factors of form. It will be equipped with an OP1 processor, 4 GB of RAM and 32 gigabytes of expandable storage.

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Chrome OS wants to conquer us in 2017: More formats, stylus and Android applications are the keys

Chrome OS

This platform has gained strength thanks to the announcement last year that Android applications would be supported directly on these computers, but in 2017 Chrome OS wants to gain much more ground. Convertible formats will join other types of products based on Chrome OS and the stylus will become relevant, but we also have on the horizon that mysterious Andromeda project that wants to merge Chrome OS with Android.

Chromebook launches cheer up

The Samsung Chromebook Pro / Plus launched in the past CES 2017 already surprised us by its screen with resolution of 2,400 x 1,600 pixels, while the Acer Chromebook 11 N7 stood out for their splash resistance or drops. ASUS and its Chromebook Flip C302 appropriated the convertible format, but in recent days, we have seen even more models ready to conquer users.

Today we learned about the launch of the Dell Chromebook 11, which also adopt that format convertible to be able to use in tablet or portable format when we need it.

However, the option that stood out was to support the Productivity Active Pen, the optional pencil that Dell offers to take notes or draw on the screens of these devices. This type of option, already present in others such as the aforementioned Samsung Chromebook Pro, marks a clear turning point in the bet by the touch interface and pointer in these products.

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