Product Profile: ASUS Chromebox CN60

Published 02/19/2018 10:33 AM   |    Updated 08/20/2019 02:00 PM

The versatile ASUS Chromebox CN60 offers a convenient desktop version of a Chrome OS computer. Choose your own screen size and monitor configuration — and connect two displays at once with HDMI and DisplayPort. You can also hook your Chromebox up to any VESA-mountable monitor or HDTV.

This compact computer boots fast and easily syncs with your Google Chrome account. It has more ports than a Chromebook and comes with 100GB of Google Drive space. With its low price and assortment of connection options, the ASUS Chromebox is a great entry-level Chrome OS device.

ASUS Chromebox CN60 specifications

  • Google Chrome OS
  • Dimensions: 4.9 x 4.9 x 1.6 inches
  • Weight: 21.16 ounces
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n

ASUS Chromebox performance features

  • 4th gen Intel Celeron processor
  • 100GB of Google Drive space
  • 4K UHD playback
  • VESA mountable

ASUS Chromebox additional features

  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Integrated virus protection & automatic updating
  • Built-in parental controls
  • Offline apps

ASUS Chromebox connectivity

  • 4 USB 3.0 ports
  • Ethernet port
  • SD card reader
  • HDMI & DisplayPort

Frequently asked questions — functionality

Q: Does ASUS Chromebox have Bluetooth?
A: Yes, the ASUS Chromebox is equipped with Bluetooth 4.0 technology.

Q: What apps and features are accessible offline with the ASUS Chromebox?
A: Any offline Chrome app will work offline with the ASUS Chromebox. Some of the most popular apps include Gmail Offline, Kami PDF and Document Markup, Google Drawings and Postman.

Q: Does the Chromebox run Windows?
A: The ASUS Chromebox runs the Google Chrome OS. Although it can be hacked to run the Windows operating system, we strongly recommend against that since doing so will void any warranties on the device. That said, the ASUS Chromebox CN62 can run Microsoft Office 365 apps, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

Q: Can I videoconference on an ASUS Chromebox?
A: Yes, you can videoconference using Google Hangouts. The Chromebox CN60 requires an external web camera and a microphone/speaker headset to do so. For an all-in-one videoconferencing unit, try the ASUS Chromebox for meetings. This kit comes with a full 1080p video camera, a combined microphone and speaker unit, and a remote control.

Frequently asked questions — setup

Q: Does the ASUS Chromebox CN60 come with a mouse and keyboard?
A: No, you will need to get an external mouse and keyboard before using your ASUS Chromebox. Any mouse and keyboard combination that connects via USB should work. We recommend using the ASUS W2000 keyboard and mouse set.

Q: Does the ASUS Chromebox come with a monitor?
A: No, the Chromebox does not come with a monitor. It will work with any monitor that supports HDMI or DisplayPort. We recommend pairing it with either the ASUS VE228H or VE247H LED monitor. Connect two monitors for a dual display.

Q: How do I connect my Chromebox to a monitor?
A: The ASUS Chromebox has ports available for two monitors: one via HDMI and the other via DisplayPort. To connect a monitor, simply plug your monitor into the correct port on the Chromebox. If your monitor is not compatible with HDMI or DisplayPort, you will need to use an adapter. You can also hook up the Chromebox to a TV using an HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI or VGA cable.

Q: Where can I find the ASUS Chromebox user guide?
A: The ASUS Chromebox comes with a user manual in the box.

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