The first Chrome OS tablet has been launched by Acer

Acer unveils the Chromebook Tab 10 for $329, the first Chrome OS tablet

If the rumors are to be believed, the new iPad would be priced at $259.

Acer has announced the Chromebook Tab 10, the very first Chrome OS tablet.

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The Acer Chromebook Tab 10 will become available to education and commercial customers in the United Kingdom from June. Google and its Chrome-OS based devices are the leader in United States education market and with the new Chrome OS tablet, the search giant does not want to lose its grip. We might never know.

Chrome and Acer seem to be positioning the Chromebook Tab 10 to be the next big thing in education. The new tablet is targeted at the education industry, and intended for use in classrooms. "The new Acer Chromebook Tab 10 encourages students to discover new ways of understanding the world around them". "The Acer Chromebook Tab 10 comes with support for ... hundreds of other learning applications from our ever-growing catalog of apps in the Play Store".

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"As the name implies, its screen size is close to 10". This will help students to download Android apps on their device. Acer's announcement of the Tab 10 is essentially throwing down the glove at Apple and only time will tell which company will prevail. The Acer Chromebook Tab 10 weighs only 1.21 pounds (550g) and measures just 6.78 (W) x 9.38 (D) x 0.39 (H) inches [172.2 (W) x 238.2 (D) x 9.98 (H) mm]. The front camera is the secondary one and it is a 2MP camera, designed for video calls. The Wacom EMR stylus can also easily identify student writing, thanks to advanced machine learning. Students can work precisely with interactive apps, sketch, take notes and capture ideas that can be shared with classmates and teachers. It can be placed in the chassis dock for secure storage. You don't even need to pair or charge them with the Chromebooks. The tablet packs a 34Wh battery that is claimed to provide up to 9 hours of battery life.

The Acer Chromebook Tab 10 will be aimed at K-12 classrooms, and the Taiwanese tech giant will be hoping to emulate the success of Chromebooks in US classrooms with a different form factor.

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And while Apple heads to a school in Chicago for its launch, it's probably no coincidence that Google gave a preview of its Chrome OS tablet to an elementary school in Apple's home town, Cupertino. We suspect that we're going to hear a lot more about Chrome OS tablets in the future.

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