Acer Chromebook Tab 10 first Chrome OS tablet with 9.7-inch QXGA display, Wacom EMR stylus announced

Acer has introduced the Chromebook Tab 10, it is a dedicated tab running Google’s Chrome OS. It sports a 9.7-inch IPS LCD and has 4GB RAM. It also comes with Wacom EMR stylus for natural writing, drawing and it can be placed in the dock. 

The Acer Chromebook Tab 10 sports a 9.7-inches QXGA (2048 x 1536 pixels) touch IPS display and is powered by the dual ARM Cortex-A72 and quad Cortex-A53 OP1 Processor coupled with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard storage. The company also mentioned that it will bring support for ARCore for immersive learning experiences.

The Tab 10 comes with a 5-megapixel rear and a 2-megapixel front camera for video chats. It weighs only 550 grams and measures 172.2 x 238.2 x 9.98 mm. The Wacom EMR stylus lets users interact with apps, sketch, take notes and capture ideas. It can be embedded in the chassis dock for secure storage. Plus, it doesn’t require a battery. The Tab 10 comes with a 34Wh battery which according to the company can last up to 9 hours. Connectivity features include 802.11ac (2×2 MIMO), Bluetooth 4.1, and a  USB 3.1 Type-C port.

The Acer Chromebook Tab 10 will be available in the US in April and be priced starting at $329 (Rs. 21,321 approx.).It will be available in May in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East and will start at €329 ($410 or Rs. 26,545 approx.)

Commenting on the announcement, James Lin, General Manager, Commercial & Detachable Notebooks, IT Products Business at Acer said:

The Acer Chromebook Tab 10 combines advances in hardware and application support to enable more meaningful learning for an even wider range of K-12 students. The new Acer Chromebook Tab 10 encourages students to discover new ways of understanding the world around them.