Acer's Atom-Powered Veriton N260G Nettop Can Ride Your LCD
The device is housed in a one-liter chassis and can be placed upright or laid flat, and it's retractable stand and VESA mounting abilities should help with either. Leila Axelle Robert, Acer Commercial Systems Business Manager, helped explain the obvious market it was aiming for:
"Combining a sleek form factor with power saving technology, the Veriton N260G is a convenient, low-maintenance device for accomplishing basic computing tasks in areas where there is little desk space. Whether the Veriton N260G is leveraged for classrooms, libraries or administrative purposes, this nettop delivers a streamlined solution for a small investment with a low total cost of ownership."
As for specifications, the N260G features an Atom CPU, Intel's GN40 Express chipset, 2GB of RAM, a 160GB hard drive, Intel's GMA 4500M integrated graphics, memory card reader and a OneButton Recovery re-set pinhole to restore everything in case of power failure. Other ports include HDMI, USB 2.0 (x6), audio in, audio out, PS/2, Gigabit Ethernet and a Wi-Fi module. The Acer Veriton N260G-U2802CP is now available in North America for $299, and the full-blown specs list is down below for your eyes only.