AOPEN, an Acer company, has just announced the Chromebook Commercial Tab. Chromebook tablet, though elusive, is definitely not new to the market. If you recall, Acer, in collaboration with Google, has brought Chrome OS to tablet for education purposes last April. However, this AOPEN model is the first tablet for designed for commercial and industrial use, powered by, well, Chrome OS, of course.
Being “for commercial and industrial use,” it is naturally rugged in build, featuring a one-of-the-kind 9H hardened display and integrated exoskeleton protective case with VESA mounting points to boot. Moreover, it has passed MIL-STD-810G-516.6 military-grade testing, including 26 drops from a handheld height of 4 feet (122 cm).
Key specifications include a 300 nits 9.7-inch QXGA (2,048 x 1,536 pixels) IPS multitouch display, ARM-based 2.0 GHz dual core processor, Mali-T864 GPU, 4 GB LPDDR3 RAM, 32 GB EMMC 5.1 storage, 5 MP front-facing camera, 2 MP rear-facing camera, USB 3.0 Type C port, microSD card slot, combo headphone/speaker jack, WiFi 802.11b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1 and a battery good for up to 10 hours of use.
In addition, each unit comes with an integrated hand strap, Wacom stylus, Kensington lock slot, and offered with options for adjustable black nylon shoulder strap and foldable landscape/portrait kickstand mount. AOPEN Chromebook Commercial Tab is suited for a variety of commercial uses, including inventory checking, industrial workflow management, retail self service and point-of-sale, healthcare patient care and more.
It is available now. As with most commercial products, the is price on request.