Asus’ new Zen AiO 27 desktop has a hidden wireless charger in the baseOctober 22, 2018
Asus just announced its latest Zen AiO 27 computer: a sleek, all-in-one desktop with a 4K 27-inch touchscreen and a built-in 7.5W Qi wireless charger in the base so you can charge your phone while you’re at your desk.
It’s a clever idea that should appeal to anyone who is considering picking up a Zen AiO 27. After all, the whole point of an all-in-one computer is to give your desk a clean look. Why spoil that with an extraneous wireless charger?
The Zen AiO 27 also offers some pretty good specs for a 2018 desktop. It has an Intel 8th Gen Core i7-8700T processor, a Nvidia GTX 1050 GPU, 16GB of RAM, and a 2TB hard drive and 512GB PCIe SSD for storage. Asus isn’t skimping on ports, either: there’s a Thunderbolt 3 port, three USB 3.1 Type-A plugs, a USB 2.0 jack (also Type A), HDMI out and HDMI in (which makes it simple to use the Zen AiO 27 as an external display), and an Ethernet port.
There’s also support for Amazon’s Alexa as well as an IR camera for Windows Hello to round out the package.