With the decreasing demand of laptop and PCs throughout the world, the tablet market is flourishing in a speedy manner. However, manufacturers of PCs and laptops are not giving up and have already started coming out with alternative products like All-In-One devices. In the same way, Acer and Lenovo have recently launched their latest All in One devices dubbed as Aspire ZC-605 series and A530 respectively in selected markets. The new Acer ZC-605 Series can only be found in America as of now and is priced at $600(approx. Rs. 37,413). It is also said to reach the European market soon. When it come to Lenovo A530 the device is said to start selling in markets this month (October 2013), for $1,099 / €811 (approx. Rs. 68,423).
Acer Aspire ZC-605
Aspire ZC-605 is comes with a massive 19.5-inch LED-backlit LCD display with a resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels. The device can be bought in two variants - One is powered by an Intel Pentium Dual Core 2127U clocked to 1.9 GHz while the other one comes with Intel Celeron 1007I dual-core CPU at 1.5 GHz. All the other specs remains same and the device runs on Windows 8 OS.
The device comes with an HD integrated graphics plus 2 MB shared L3 cache memory and 64-bit support. users get a support of a 4 GB of DDR3 dual-channel memory as well. The AIO also features an integrated SuperMulti optical drive, Wi-Fi (802.11n), Bluetooth 4.0, 500 GB / 1 TB HDD storage, and Dolby Home Theater v4 audio. Obviously USB connectors are included on all systems: two USB 3.0 and two USB 2.0 ports. Also there is a 1 megapixels integrated web camera in the device.
A530 comes with even larger 23-inch IPS LCD offering a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD) and 6:9 aspect ratio. It features a 10-point multitouch display. Moreover, the screen is adjustable from -5 to 90 degrees.
To look at the power, the device runs with an Intel 4th generation Core i7 central processing unit (CPU) along with a support of 8 GB DDR3 RAM. There is a one HDD or SSD (up to 1 TB capacity) and a second, integrated 8 GB SSD for caching purposes which enhances performance of the AIO device. It also runs on device runs on Windows 8 OS.
Moving on to connectivity, it includes, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, a 6-in-1 card reader and HDMI output ports and DVD reader-writer. The device features an audio support from Dolby certified speakers and comes packed with features like Lenovo Rescue System (file backup, restoration and recovery) and Lenovo Eye Distance System .
Looking at the specs of both the AIO devices which have been launched recently, it looks like both are actually trying to offer large screen devices. Both are powered with equally powerful hardware while the Acer AIO with the Intel Celeron CPU might not offer great gaming experiences compared to Lenovo's A530. Perhaps, both these devices are perfectly suitable to replace the regular bulky PCs.