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Globus Eight Unveils Next Generation Desktop Device – G8 Eco App


G8 Eco AppGlobus Eight today announced the availability of G8 Eco App G 4.4, for its customers in India. Just connect the HDMI port of the Monitor/TV, plug in your normal USB keyboard, provides power and it boots up into the operating system of your choice. Built around ARM processor, this quad core 1.8 Ghz device is just a bit smaller than a highlighter pen, but as a multi-core processor, delivers more CPU power than your average desktop computer.

G8 Eco App G 4.4 packs in a small box. Quad Core (dual core option available) A9 ARM CPU running at 1.8 Ghz gives you blazing performance for your compute needs. The on board graphics card is also a quad core MALI providing a true 1080p multimedia digital display, connecting to your HDMI port of TV/Monitor. You can connect external storage of upto 5TB, through the USB port. However, G8 Eco App comes with an internal RAM of 2GB and an internal disk of 16GB (or 8 GB) provides your base disks. This can be augmented by the additional TF card slot that supports an additional 64GB. Built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, two USB ports provide connectivity to various devices. Ethernet, additional sound card, camera can be added through USB ports.

With a power consumption of only 2-4 watts, this device consumes less than 1-2% of your normal desktop, thus saving upwards of Rs. 10,000 (approx $180) per year per desktop in power consumption alone.

Globus Eight provides life-time warranty on G8 Eco App. In the unlikely event, that G8 Eco app fails, just ship back the device and Globus Eight will repair (or replace) the device for you. G8 Eco App (G4.4) has no moving parts and provides high reliability even in rugged environment conditions. The skills required to support desktop, is now significantly reduced, even non-technical people can replace the device. Weighing, a mere 34 grams of weight, G8 Eco App is conveniently shipped even to remote locations.

You can choose to run Linux (PicUntu) or Android as the native operating system. Windows application can be run, using G8 Eco App as a Hybrid Client. PicUntu is an Ubuntu derived Linux created by Globus Eight, and can pretty much run any application that a normal Ubuntu platform can run. While G8 Eco App has the compute power of your desktop, it also excels in working as a Thin Client. Our unique “Hybrid Client approach” allows all central processing to be done centrally and all local non-critical functions – such as browsing, email access, web-app access, media play to be done locally – all the while giving you all the benefits of a thin client – power, security, convenience.

“Our customers in Education sector, Retail/Reality/Hospitality, Healthcare and Enterprise will find G8 Eco App, a reliable, cost effective and a powerful replacement for their desktop needs” said Alok Sinha, Chief Executive Officer, Globus Eight. “CFOs and CEOs are increasingly becoming aware that Desktops are a major consumer of electricity and contributors of heat on the air-conditioning and G8 Eco App provides the optimal solution to reduce your power need by upto 99%” he further stated.

With an inaugural price, of base model starting at Rs. 7,900 (excluding monitor, keyboard).

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