Packard Bell announced last week their first Freeview certified TV-ready PCs, both the oneTwo series M and L models will be integrated with Freeview certified digital TV tuner in the UK.

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The latest Packard Bell oneTwo series is designed to procure a maximum amount of enjoyment with a minimal amount of effort, by bringing together the technology in a friendly interface. This all-in-one device, with its space-saving design and a single power-cord combines a PC and a TV in a 20’’ or 23’’ display. Both models will boast touchscreens, compliant and optimised for Windows 7. More info on their specs and pricing below.

Packard Bell unveils its oneTwo Series, its brand new all-in-one PC (AIO), embedded with multi-touch capabilities. Over the last years, space-saving design has become a mainstream trend and need. Building on the technology evolution that brought a decrease in the size of monitors and the capability of developing all-in-one PCs that can perform as well as traditional desktops, Packard Bell is now pleased to introduce two different All-in-One solutions addressing people looking for compact design and a new way to use technology.

The use of multi-touch technology is expected to rapidly expand because it provides a fast and intuitive interface for the user. In fact, it is not meant for computer literate or techno-maniacs, its addressing users who want easy-to-use and complete digital solutions, who love unique and expressive style. The Packard Bell oneTwo Series gathers all these needs into an all-in-one PC with easy-to-use touch-screen technology, eye-catching style, and fantastic entertainment and media sharing.

Chose your size 20 or 23” (oneTwo M and oneTwo L)

Enhance your digital life with a multi-touch screen. Experience the multiple gesture combination and improved functionalities it offers. The experience is faster, more intuitive and fun to use. You can choose between 2 screens sizes, both offering superior touch-screen functionalities compliant with Windows® 7: a mainstream 20’’ HD display (1600×900 resolution) and an advanced full HD 23’’ with a resolution of 1920×1080.

Eye-catching, space-saving design

Packard Bell oneTwo adds chic, futuristic style to your home or living room and frees up space. Slim profile, all-in-one design takes up much less space than a traditional monitor and tower PC, furthermore single power cord design simplifies setting up. Plug it in and your PC is ready. Curvy and stylish, oneTwo Series combines an attractive high-gloss black finish and a cool clear inlay.

Easy-to-use multi-touch experience

The touch-screen technology more closely replicates the familiar hands-on experience of everyday object manipulation, making touch screens easier to use and more rewarding for people with low or no computer literacy. Touch-screen technology provides a fast and intuitive interface for the user and simplifies interactions. There is no need to know how to use a computer: simply touch your monitor to make your choice.

Everything you need at your fingertips

Besides including all Windows® 7 built-in touch functionalities, Packard Bell oneTwo offers the Packard Bell TouchPortal to enrich your experience. Packard Bell TouchPortal is the starting point for managing Packard Bell TouchGadgets and Microsoft® touch applications; it is an intuitive virtual desktop for users to manage and consume favorite media contents easily and instantly and give easy access to Microsoft Touch Pack applications with simple touch.

The Packard Bell TouchPortal includes many cool gadgets to enhance digital life at your fingertips.

Share instantly: with Packard Bell TouchMediaShare, download photos from Flickr® and Facebook, and email them pictures to friends instantly!

Have fun: touching the Packard Bell TouchMusic icon launches the Media Player, allowing you to organize, browse, play and enjoy your music with drag-and-drop ease.

Play around: finger-paint on a memo, hand-write a note, or set an alarm with touch convenience using the Packard Bell TouchMemo.

Stay in touch: Packard Bell TouchFriends makes life more touching by keeping you connected to friends in your favorite social networks all day long.

Superior entertainment

Whether you want to discover the AIO and touch experience or experience a maximized performance at your fingertips, Packard Bell has a solution. oneTwo M & L are available with either integrated graphics from Intel or discrete graphics, both supporting Microsoft DirectX10. Up to 6 USB ports, a 5-in-1 card reader, an integrated webcam, jacks for audio in and out complete the picture.

For intense multimedia applications user will turn to oneTwo L with its Intel® Core™2 Quad processor, its ATI Radeon Mobility 4670 with 1GB DDR3 video memory, supporting HD decoding and an optional Blu-ray drive .

oneTwo L also offers an e-sata port, a slot in ODD, and a thrilling 5.1-channel surround sound via the integrated 5 W stereo speaker system and the additional PC speakers of your choice , as well as an optional Hybrid analog and digital TV-tuner.

oneTwo M is now available on shelves at an estimated street price starting at £599
oneTwo L is now available on shelves at an estimated street price starting at £899

Thanks to Lorna for the tip!

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One Response to Latest Packard Bell oneTwo series all in one PCs integrated with Freeview TV tuner

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    jan george says:

    I bought one of these after playing with the lagoon screen in the shop (chasing the little fishes around the screen with my finger, with rippling water effects). It's a nice computer to use, and no bulky great CPU to hit your knee on. However, it has NO bluetooth. I had to buy a dongle and use up a USB port so my teenage daughters and their friends could upload files from mobile phones. Another minor irritation is that the keyboard has no caps lock indicator light. This makes typing passwords more irksome – it's another thing to check when it's not accepted.

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