Acer's Chromebook Tab 10 will be the first Chrome OS-based tablet

27 March 2018
The first Chrome OS-based tablet will see the light of day this year. The device, called Chromebook Tab 10, was officially unveiled by Acer.Chromebook Tab 10 is a 9.7-inch tablet designed for the education sector. The device runs on a six-core Rockchip OP1 processor, has 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory expandable with microSD cards, a 2 MP front and 5 MP rear camera, and stereo speakers. In addition, the device has received USB 3.1 Type-C, 3.5mm headphone jack, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.1. The screen resolution of the tablet is 2048 x 1536 pixels, and the claimed operating time without charging reaches 9 hours. It is worth adding that, in contrast to the more familiar devices running Chrome OS, Chromebook Tab 10 is focused on touch input. The tablet comes with a Wacom EMR stylus instead of a keyboard and will be available in the U.S. in April this year for $329. The market launch in Europe and some other regions is planned for May, but at a price of €329.