ALL-in-one pcs can provide you with a stylish alternative when it comes to choosing your next computer. These ultra slim devices offer the same power as traditional desktop PCs in a sleek frame; combining the monitor and tower. The latest range are now fully equipped with Windows 8, powerful graphics cards and enough storage to make your everyday computing task easy.
At the COMPUTEX TAIPEI exhibition, branded PC vendors are focusing on the “Touch”, which the research institute IDC noted that the PC products with “Touch” to take 17 per cent, up by 4 per cent compared to last year’s figure, but it is going to increase to 29 per cent in 2014. Moreover, Microsoft is also betting on “touch” control opportunities while Apple is going to hold Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), which might “fix” or tweak its two operating systems namely iOS for mobile devices and Mac OS for PC, as Apple will pour out its effort to improve many functions, especially on the “touch”.
SAMSUNG Series 7 DP700A7D 27″
THE Samsung Series 7 all-in-one is an attractive machine with some good features that’s hampered by below average performance and a slightly marred display. For consumers who don’t need a powerful computer or an ultra-fancy multimedia hub, the Series 7 could serve them well.
Its main features include: Intel Core i7 3770T (2.50GHz) processor, 8GB DDR3 1TB HDD Capacity, Touchscreen, AMD Radeon HD 7850M 1GB
LENOVO Horizon 27
THE large screen and lie-flat design make the Lenovo Horizon 27 a fun family PC with lots of casual gaming potential. It includes several gaming accessories and has a custom user interface, Aura. Attractive design; Large 1080p touch-screen display; Aura interface engaging and intuitive; Full suite of family-centric apps and games; Bundled accessories enhance user experience; Better graphics performance than other portable all-in-ones
It has an Intel Core i5 processor and Nvidia graphics. Throw in a unique set of bundled accessories and a compelling multiuser interface with an expansive suite of family-friendly apps and you’ve got a device that can handle work, play and everything in between. Other feature are, Windows 8,8Gb memory, and 1 TB with 8 GB SSHD Hybrid drive
ACER Aspire A7600U 27″
WITH a glass-front design, a giant HD touch screen of 1,920-by-1,080 resolution with 10-finger tracking, and a bevy of entertainment options, the Acer Aspire 7600U will get plenty of shoppers imagining this beauty sitting atop their desk or hanging on a wall, and with good reason. From the 27-inch touch screen to the slot-loading Blu-ray drive, the Aspire 7600U is worthy of your affections, but it comes at a steep price.
Intel Core i5-3210M and Nvidia GeForce GT 640M offer solid performance. HDMI in and out ports provide expanded entertainment and office use. VESA mount for hanging on wall.
Toshiba Qosmio DX730-102
TOSHIBA says the Qosmio DX730′s screen design is based on that of its REGZA TVs. The 1920×1080-pixel display has a 1.3Mp webcam embedded in its surround. The Windows 7 Home Premium PC has 6GB of DDR3 RAM, comes in either Intel Core i3 or Core i5 versions, and has a slew of connections including HDMI, Bluetooth 3.0, four USB 2.0 and two 3.0 ports and a 4-in-one card reader.
Wireless peripherals gigabit Ethernet and 802.11 b, g and n Wi-Fi also feature. Freeview programmes are delivered via a DVB-T TV tuner. The Qosmio also has Onkyo speakers built in.
ASUS ET2300IUTI-B005K 23″
AN exciting and highly innovative new system, it combines all the important Windows features you love reliably and securely, and it’s even easier to use! Operating around a combination of internet apps and a dazzlingly clear and colourful desktop, it dynamically utilises cloud technology for true mobility and flexibility.
The customisable Start screen lets you arrange all your important information and features as required thanks to the beautiful new tiled icon layout.
Features Intel® Core™ i3-3220 processor, Genuine Windows® 8, 4 GB memory, 1TB hard drive with built-in Wi-Fi
HP ENVY TouchSmart 23-d090ea 23″
HP Envy TouchSmart 23″ Touchscreen All-in-One PC, Quad-core Intel® CoreTM i5-3330S processor, Genuine Windows® 8, RAM 6 GB, Hard drive 2 TB, AMD Radeon HD 7450A with AMD App 1GB, Full HD 1920 x 1080, Slim-tray Blu-ray player; SuperMulti DVD burner
The Envy 23 TouchSmart has a sober, elegant design, despite the omnipresent plastic on the chassis. The sturdy, brushed-metal stand serves as a reliable foot for the 11 kg computer; you can tilt the display without worrying about the thing keeling over.
This Full HD display makes the Envy TouchSmart 23d090ea ideal for gaming, watching Blu-rays, watching TV using the built-in TV tuner and much more – all supported by the AMD Radeon HD graphics card with 1 GB of dedicated memory. This All-in-One provides you with a premium audio experience thanks to the Beats AudioTM console, exclusive to HP computers. Indeed this is a powerful PC.
SONY VAIO L Series SVL2412Z1EB.CEK 24″
THIS VAIO brings everything together in a stylish all-in-one design that’s slim enough to fit in the tightest spots. The flush, edge-to-edge multi-touch screen provides a contemporary feel while the slot-in optical disc drive is simple and convenient.
The L Series is the most entertaining VAIO desktop computer yet. It features a space-saving all-in-one touchscreen powered by Sony BRAVIA TV technology. Now you can really enjoy full computing power with the great picture quality of a TV.
Powered by a formidable 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i7-3630QM processor, you can do virtually anything: email and keep up with social networking, do homework projects, put together work documents or edit photos with this amazing home PC.
Dell Optiplex 9010 AIO 23”
DELL’S business class 23in. all-in-one desktop has a lot to recommend it, including unfussy design, solid construction, low power consumption and quiet operation. However, its graphics performance is moderate, the screen’s viewing angles could be better and it’s not cheap.
Dell got touch right with the OptiPlex 9010. The design of its stand makes using the computer via touch a lot easier than most other AiOs we’ve seen, and the inclusion of a VESA mounting point renders it suitable for almost any work environment.