The new ASUS Chromebox 4 is here, and it is a power pack with a minimalistic design.
Chromebooks are in trend and they have proved their worth. These are good for everyone whether you are a student, office worker or running your own company. And the trend is likely to continue, thanks to their cheap components and powerful specs.
ASUS Chromebox 4: Design Preview
The new Chromebox 4 by ASUS is quite like the old one: The Chromebox 3. Both are of the same size i.e. 5.85×5.85×1.58 inches and features black colour. Likewise, there is a Chrome logo on the top left and in the middle, there is the ASUS logo in a light hue.
ASUS Chromebox 4: Specifications
Of course, the specs inside the chassis are updated and are the best that you will find in the market. ASUS has replaced the 8th generation CPU with the latest 10th generation Intel processor in Chromebox 4. This is a good change which will ensure smooth and fast performance with more power-efficiency.
As per the speculations, ASUS is offering the Intel Celeron 5205U processor. If that is not true, we are expecting one of three 15W TDP processors with varying Intel Cores. It can be Intel i3-10110U, Core i5-10210U, or the Core i7-10510U.
The RAM and storage quantities on the Chromebox 4 are selective and you can pick as per your requirements. You can get it with 4GB or 8GB RAM and storage capacity can be up to 256GB.
There are plenty of ports including USB-A (3.2 Gen. 2) that you can use to connect three 4K displays. Then there is HDMI 2.0 output with USB-C (3.2 Gen 1) which supports both DisplayPort and power delivery. Coming to the wireless connectivity, the ASUS Chromebox 4 features the dual-band 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6.
What else you should expect?
Chromebox 4 come with Google Play support which is not a surprise considering its Chrome OS. So, you can install and use Android apps on your PC depending on your computing needs. One of the major benefits of getting Chromebox 4 is automatic security and software updates. Unlike Windows or Mac OS, you don’t have to spend time downloading and updating the operating system of your Chromebox.