Wednesday, August 6, 2014

#ASUS launches Chromebox in India, priced at Rs.21000/-

ASUS today launched the mini desktop
ASUS today launched the mini desktop (Chromebox) in India at a media gathering in Mumbai. The ASUS Chromebox is a 12 cm  x 12 cm sized fast, compact home or office computer that runs on Chrome OS. It has the latest Haswell processors and supports 4K ultra high definition video playback. The Chromebox works right out of the box with apps for work, play and communicating online or offline. It comes with virus protection built in and updates automatically. It starts up in seconds and gives you quick access to all your favorite websites and apps. It also houses a processor powerful enough for ultrafast multitasking performance in Chrome OS and the connectivity options to choose your own screen size, connect to multiple displays at once and even attach to any VESA-mountable monitor or HD TV. Starting at Rs. 21000/- in India, ASUS Chromebox is an attractive new proposition for those looking for a space saving desktop solution.

About the launch of the new product, Mr. Vinay Shetty – Country Head – Component Business, ASUS (India) said, “We’re excited to launch the Chromebox in India. There’s been an increase in demand for small form factor mini PCs / HTPCs and the Chromebox would be a great alternative for such applications. With Intel’s latest Haswell processors and 4K ultra high definition video playback and running Google’s Chrome OS, the Chromebox is a great new device for customers looking for a mini PC.”

ASUS Chromebox boots up in a flash and instantly syncs with Chrome across all your devices so you can bring your bookmarks, preferences and extensions with you. With 100GB of free Google Drive space free for two years you can access all your data and files in the cloud by logging into your Google account. The compact Chrome box is big on connectivity. It comes with high performance 802.11 b/g/n dual-band wireless, four USB 3.0 ports for fast data transfer, HDMI and DisplayPort for connecting to the latest displays and HDTVs, including support for dual displays and an SD card reader for easily accessing stored photos and documents.

The ASUS Chromebox also supports up to 4K UHD playback, letting you enjoy the best quality content from the web. Kick back and relax as you browse the web or view photos from your SD card and with a wide assortment of offline apps, ASUS Chromebox lets you edit documents, play games and use other popular apps without an internet connection.


●      4th gen Intel processors deliver the best performance for Chrome OS
●      HDMI and DisplayPort for dual display support and up to 4K playback
●      Lightweight, small form design that supports VESA mount
●      USB 3.0 ports to easily share data from USB drives and devices
●      Dual-band Wireless-N connectivity for streaming HD media and seamless web surfing
●      Instant boot up in seconds saves you time
●      Runs on Chrome OS which gives you a fast, simple, secure experience

Some additional details about the product:

ASUS Chromebox CN60 (Celeron) – Rs. 21000/-
ASUS Chromebox CN60 (Core i3) – Rs. 36500/-
ASUS Chromebox CN60 (Core i7) – Rs. 58000/-