All in one (AIO) desktops are becoming more and more common nowadays. They have the advantage that they save a lot of space. So desktops like this are ideal for places where space is a major limitation like in an office.
Packard Bell oneTwo AIO desktop is the latest addition to the compact desktop segment. The desktop is very much slimmer compared to their older models. But the slimming hasn’t reduced any features and on the contrary the spec list and features have considerably increased. The device sits in a tilt- able base. This ensures that the viewer can have the best viewing angle irrespective of the fact that it is placed in a desk or wall mounted. The design looks very impressive with a glossy black color finish and well positioned buttons. The grey colored base looks very attractive and has the power button in its side. Its position is placed in such a way that it is easily accessible from the front.
Packard Bell oneTwo A.I.O desktop will come in two sizes. The variation in the two models is based on their screen size. The first is the 21 inch model and the next is the 23 inch model. Both the screens have the same resolution of 1920x 1080 pixels. The aspect ratio of the device is 16:9 and this is very good for viewing high definition films and games. The screen has a very good viewing angle too compared to other all in one desktop.
The devices are powered by Intel’s second generation processors. They include Intel’s sandy bridge platform too. The second generation Intel’s processors include i3, i5 and i7 and any of these processors can be used to power the desktop based on you requirement. If your job involves CPU intensive tasks like video editing and graphics designing it is better to opt for an i7 processor.
On the other hand if you want to use Packard Bell oneTwo AIO desktop as a simple home desktop then the i3 processor is more than enough. The processor can support up to 8 GB of RAM. This much RAM combined with the efficiency of Intel’s processors would reduce your work load a huge bit. The user can select from two options of graphics card from different manufacturers. The first one is Nvidia GeForce GT530 or GT 520 graphics card and the second option is AMD Radeon HD 645 powered graphics.
Packard Bell oneTwo AIO desktop has Creative THX Tru studio PC sound card and it gives the device 5.1 surround sound capability. It also contains 2.5W built in speakers in case you are not buying any additional speakers to go with the device. There is lot of connection ports in the device. Altogether 6 USB ports are present and among them, two of the ports are of USB 3.0 version and the rest 4 ports are of USB2.0 version. A 5 in 1 card reader is integrated in to the device so that you can use it to copy and transfer information to and from memory cards. All the common types of memory cards are supported in it. A HDMI port is there which can be used to hook up the desktop to a larger screen or projector. The audio in and out jacks in the device can be used to connect external speakers and microphones.
The price of both the devices in India is not known but as per the online price the 23 inches device is available in around Rs. 60,000 where as the 21 inches is available at more than Rs. 45, 000.